The Economist's Guide to Parenting: Full Transcript

...I talk to them like economists.   GANS: So, I’m Joshua Gans. I’m a professor of economics at Melbourne Business School, usually in Melbourne, Australia but visiting at the moment...

Things Our Fathers Gave Us: Full Transcript

...I’d like you to hear from one more economist. This is an Australian named Joshua Gans who wrote a book about being a father, calledParentonomics. This is from an upcoming...

New Blog Explores Economics of Digital World: Digitopoly

...(Courtesy Joshua Gans) Our friend Joshua Gans, along with some colleagues, has launched a new blog devoted to the economics of digitization called digitopoly.org. Here, in a guest post,...

The Birth of Parentonomics: A Guest Post

...My friend Joshua Gans is one of Australia’s best young economists, and he is also a parent. And as passionate as Joshua is about economics, he’s just as passionate...

Freakonomics Radio: Things Our Fathers Gave Us

...hear from Joshua Gans, the Australian economist and author of Parentonomics: An Economist Dad Looks at Parenting. Gans offers a frank assessment of fatherhood: GANS: I think ultimately it’s very...

Should Candidates for AEA Elections Tell Us What They're Thinking?

...Joshua Gans is an economist at the University of Toronto. He has appeared on this blog before and, as the author of Parentonomics: An Economist Dad Looks at Parenting...

The Economist’s Guide to Parenting

...(both of whom show up on this blog regularly); Bruce Sacerdote; Joshua Gans (the author of Parentonomics: An Economist Dad Looks at Parenting; Melissa Kearney (whom you heard in our...

New Freakonomics Radio Podcast: “The Economist’s Guide to Parenting”

...own Steve Levitt; Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers (both of whom show up on this blog regularly); Bruce Sacerdote; Joshua Gans (the author of Parentonomics: An Economist Dad Looks at...

Reading About Kids and Economics

...A while back, I wrote about the Game Theorist blog, in which my friend Joshua Gans writes about his adventures as an economist-parent (or equally, as a parent-economist). Each...

"Information Wants to Be Shared"

...The Australian economist Joshua Gans, who has shown up on this blog before, has published a new book called Information Wants to Be Shared. It “looks at the struggles...