50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of 50 inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world.

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Bonus Episode: More or Less 00:09:23 2018-01-15 14:52
Number 51 00:09:39 2017-10-28 05:00
The Plough 00:09:59 2017-10-21 05:00
Cold Chain 00:09:23 2017-10-14 05:00
Welfare State 00:09:47 2017-10-07 05:00
Property Register 00:10:01 2017-09-30 05:00
Searching for 51 00:09:09 2017-09-23 05:00
Management Consulting 00:10:33 2017-09-16 05:00
Double-entry Bookkeeping 00:09:18 2017-09-09 05:00
S-Bend 00:10:15 2017-09-02 05:00
Radar 00:10:33 2017-08-26 05:00
Market Research 00:10:38 2017-08-19 05:00
Plastic 00:09:14 2017-08-12 05:00
Seller Feedback 00:09:08 2017-08-05 05:00
Paper Money 00:09:13 2017-07-29 05:00
Limited Liability Company 00:09:08 2017-07-22 05:00
Dynamo 00:09:08 2017-07-15 05:00
Leaded Petrol 00:09:12 2017-07-08 05:00
Department Store 00:09:08 2017-07-01 05:00
Barbed Wire 00:09:13 2017-06-24 05:00
Tax Havens 00:09:13 2017-06-17 05:00
Infant Formula 00:09:09 2017-06-10 05:00
Index Fund 00:09:10 2017-06-03 05:00
Tally Stick 00:09:12 2017-05-27 04:50
Passports 00:09:13 2017-05-22 13:05
Intellectual Property 00:09:10 2017-05-13 04:00
Video Games 00:09:11 2017-05-06 04:00
Cuneiform 00:09:09 2017-04-29 05:00
Air Conditioning 00:09:08 2017-04-22 10:30
Elevator 00:09:14 2017-04-15 05:00
Contraceptive Pill 00:09:14 2017-04-08 05:00
TV Dinner 00:09:08 2017-04-01 05:00
Gramophone 00:08:57 2017-03-25 21:00
Battery 00:09:13 2017-03-18 21:00
Public Key Cryptography 00:09:13 2017-03-11 21:00
Robot 00:09:12 2017-03-04 21:00
Disposable Razor 00:09:12 2017-02-25 15:09
Clock 00:09:09 2017-02-18 15:14
Google 00:09:14 2017-02-11 16:03
Insurance 00:09:11 2017-02-04 21:00
Paper 00:08:58 2017-01-28 21:00
Antibiotics 00:08:59 2017-01-20 21:00
Billy Bookcase 00:08:58 2017-01-14 21:00
Compiler 00:08:58 2017-01-07 21:00
M-Pesa 00:08:58 2016-12-31 21:00
Lightbulb 00:08:58 2016-12-24 09:59
Banking 00:08:58 2016-12-17 22:00
Barcode 00:08:58 2016-12-10 21:00
iPhone 00:08:58 2016-12-03 21:00
Concrete 00:08:57 2016-11-26 21:00
Shipping Container 00:08:58 2016-11-19 21:00
Haber-Bosch Process 00:08:58 2016-11-14 10:36
Diesel Engine 00:08:58 2016-11-05 21:00
Welcome to 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy 00:00:08 2016-11-04 15:29