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Tuesday, May 5 at 7:30PM MST 

Zoom Meeting,

The Jewish Side of Adam Smith

With Russ Roberts

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Meeting ID: 854 7069 7322

Please send in your Q&A questions for Dr. Roberts in advance to [email protected].


Russ Roberts is the John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.

He hosts the weekly podcast EconTalk which he started in 2006—hour-long conversations with interesting thinkers. Past guests include Jill Lepore, Milton Friedman, Martha Nussbaum, Thomas Piketty, Angela Duckworth, Sebastian Junger, Christopher Hitchens, Bill James, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, and A.J. Jacobs. Over 725 episodes are available at no charge at, iTunes, and places where people like to listen to podcasts.

His two rap videos on the ideas of John Maynard Keynes and F.A. Hayek, created with filmmaker John Papola, have had more than eleven million views on YouTube, have been subtitled in eleven languages, and are used in high school and college classrooms around the world.

His animated poem, It’s a Wonderful Loaf, is an ode to the emergent order of our everyday lives.

His video series The Numbers Game looks at the challenges of measuring economic progress accurately.

He is the author of five books including three economic novels along with How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness where Roberts takes the lessons from Adam Smith’s little-known masterpiece, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, and applies them to modern life.

His website is


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This event was made possible with the help of Elon Wood