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Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts is the President of Shalem College in Jerusalem and John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He hosts the award-winning weekly podcast EconTalk, in which he distills economic concepts with guests such as Michael Lewis, Jill Lepore, Angela Duckworth, Christopher Hitchens, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb. He is the author of five books, including Gambling With Other People’s Money and How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life, and co-creator of the Keynes-Hayek rap videos, which have been viewed over 12 million times on YouTube. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago.