Podcasts and Other Audio

Here at the CDE, we're eager to engage everyone in the conversation and to learn new things.

We'd love to know the podcasts to which you're subscribing, whether they're from your own country or elsewhere, in English or another language.

If you have something you recommend, email us at crl2 (at) williams (dot) edu, and we'll put them up!

Our Latest Recommendations

Podcast: US-China Competition in Global Development

This podcast from Brookings Cafeteria talks about China’s growing clout in the world and some misconceptions surround its rise, the US-China strategic rivalry, and China’s role in a global rules-based order.

Podcast: Why Money Isn’t Enough to End Global Poverty

VoxDev sat down for a talk with Rohini Pande of Yale University to discuss the rise of extreme poverty in middle-income countries.

Podcast: “The Gap Between Macro Policy and Research”

VoxDev interviewed Bill Easterly of the NYU Development Research Institute about the direction development research has taken: has micro taken over? How should development economists think about macro research, and about translating that research into policy?

VoxDev Podcast: Elite Capture of Democracy

In this VoxDev Podcast, Daron Acemoglu talks about the elite capture of democracy.

VoxDev Podcast: Backlash Against Globalization

Our favorite podcasts

WorkLife with Adam Grant

WorkLife is a podcast from the TED group about “making work not suck.”


VoxTalks discusses the very latest in research, and has been expanding their offerings to include regular updates on evolving research pertaining to the coronavirus crisis and its likely economic impacts.