9/18/20 Podcast – Authors Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien answer questions asked by Principles students from the University of Notre Dame!

Glenn & Tony address questions asked of Glenn during a recent virtual class visit to Eva Dziadula’s Principles of Economics class at the University of Notre Dame. They deal with Glenn’s tenure with the CEA and his feelings on the current challenges facing the CEA. They also discuss career options for Economists and how an economic way of thinking will help in any career.

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9/11/20 Podcast – Authors Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien cover current events, Micro, and Macro! They discuss 9/11, the rising stock market, the challenges facing restaurants, as well as shifts in strategy for the Fed!

Authors Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien continue their weekly discussion about the effects of the Pandemic on the US Economy. They discuss the disconnect between stock market performance and the overall economy. Also, they look at the decision of restaurants to stay open despite struggling to breakeven due to limitations on indoor seating. The Fed’s pivot on the dual-mandate is also discussed as they announce more of their monetary policy focus will be on unemployment rather than inflation.

Over the next several weeks, we will be gearing up this podcast to become an essential listen during your week. Whether your interest is teaching or policy, you will learn from this discussion.

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9/04/20 Podcast – Authors Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien Welcome Jadrian Wooten of Penn State.

Listen as authors Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien have a wide-ranging discussion with Jadrian Wooten, an economics professor at Penn State University. Jadrian discusses some pedagogical approaches in his online classes, his use of a standing desk in zoom teaching his large classes, as well as the unclear impact of missing college football to the local college economies.

Over the next several weeks, we will be gearing up this podcast to become an essential listen during your week. Whether your interest is teaching or policy, you will learn from this discussion.

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8/21/20 Podcast – Authors Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien reflect on the policy effects of the government response and the impact of no events on places like Orlando and college towns.

Authors Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien revisit some of the policy responses to the Pandemic to discuss unemployment payments and other government fiscal responses. They also consider some of the longer-term impacts on business – like supply-chains – and the role that Economics can play in these issues. Glenn and Tony discuss how tourism is impacted in places like Orlando or college towns without college football as an economic engine.

Over the next several weeks, we will be gearing up this podcast to become an essential listen during your week. Whether your interest is teaching or policy, you will learn from this discussion.

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We’re back!! 8/12/20 Podcast – Authors Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien discuss the Covid-19 Pandemic effects and responses as we move towards Fall 2020!

Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien talk about the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic as we head into fall classes. They discuss the impact on teaching and learning as well as a fresh look at the impact of government policies over the past few months. The challenges facing the US economy are discussed as well as how the Nike swoosh or V-downturn is now looking somewhat differently in August 2020. We will begin doing WEEKLY podcasts as we head into Fall of 20202. Please look for new episodes at the end of each week and please subscribe to our Podcast feed via your preferred Podcast app – including iTunes Podcasts!

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6/19/20 Podcast – Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien Welcome Guest – Prof. Eva Dziadula from the University of Notre Dame!

Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien talk with Eva Dziadula of the University of Notre Dame. In the podcast, they discuss economics, teaching, and the impact of the pandemic on the classroom. Eva discusses teaching Microeconomics in the middle of a pandemic and teaching Immigration in the midst of our national immigration debate.

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6/12/20 Podcast – Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien Welcome Guest – Prof. Kim Holder from the University of West Georgia!

Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien talk with Kim Holder of the University of West Georgia. Kim discusses many best practices in preparing for her fall courses that are so flexible they can easily adapt to in-person, hybrid, or online. Listen to her observations about the delicate nature of discussing COVID-19 in classes this fall as well as her passion for personal financial literacy in the wake of the traumatic event. Both instructors and students will learn from what Kim has to say!

Links for podcast of June 12th, 2020 with Kim Holder of the University of West Georgia:

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5/29/20 Podcast – Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien Welcome Guest – Prof. Bill Goffe from Penn State University!

Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien continue their podcast series hosting guest – Professor Bill Goff of Penn State University. In talking with Bill, we discuss the challenges of teaching online during the Pandemic this past spring. We talk some about unemployment as well as hearing how Bill how he developed his passion for photography in his travels around the world. The image on this post was a picture of the Milky Way taken by Bill in North Central Pennsylvania!

Links for podcast of May 29, 2020 with Bill Goffe of Penn State

1. Link to RFE:  Resources for Economists on the Internet that Bill edits: https://www.aeaweb.org/rfe/

2. Link to the website of the Journal of Economic Education where Bill is an associate editor: https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/vece20

3. Link to the CTALE TeachECONference – https://ctale.org/teacheconference/. You can register – for free – by clicking HERE

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5/22/20 Podcast – Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien Welcome Guest – Prof. Mike Ryan from Western Michigan University!

Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien continue their podcast series hosting guest – Professor Mike Ryan of Western Michigan University. During the conversation, we learn about Mike’s experiences working with faculty from Western Michigan School of Business taking their courses online. He also offers his thoughts on the current trade situation as well as personal insights from a January visit to Japan.

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5/15/20 Podcast – Glenn Hubbard & Tony O’Brien Welcome Guest – Texas A&M Economics Professor, Jonathan Meer

Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien continue their podcast series hosting guest – Jonathan Meer, Professor of Economics from Texas A&M University as well as the Director of the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M. During the conversation, we learn about Jonathan’s teaching over 3,500 students annually in a large online Principles of Microeconomics lecture course. He discusses how his usual online teaching absolutely helped his transition when Texas A&M closed for the semester. He also talks about the state of Higher Education, non-profit giving, as well as some challenges nonprofits face in these uncertain times.

Some notes from this Podcast if you’d like more information:

1. Link to Jonathan Meer’s Youtube video on setting up an online course:

Jonathan Meer of Texas A&M University shares his best practices for teaching economics online.

2. Link to Jonathan’s website page providing links to his research papers on altruism and charitable giving: http://people.tamu.edu/~jmeer/research.html

3. Nontechnical summary of Jonathan’s research with Harvey Rosen on charitable giving: https://www.nber.org/reporter/2018number1/rosen.html

4. Please refer to the Apply the Concept feature from Chapter 2 of Hubbard and O’Brien Economics, 7/E, on the use of market mechanisms to allocate food at the Feeding America charity (for your convenience, we hope to post this shortly so check back).

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