The Jolly Swagman Podcast

The Jolly Swagman Podcast Podcast

Conversations hosted by Joe Walker. As featured in The Australian Financial Review, The Daily Telegraph, MacroBusiness, and Pedestrian.tv. (Formerly ‘The Jolly Swagmen Podcast’ hosted by Angus and Joe.)

#85: How To Put The Economy Into A Coma - Chris Edmond & Steve Hamilton
Chris Edmond and Steve Hamilton are Australian economists.Show notesSelected linksFollow Chris Edmond: Website | TwitterFollow Steve Hamilton: Website | Twitter'A Rush Back to 'Normal' Would Be the Blunder of the Century', WIRED's interview of Larry Summers'Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand', Imperial College London paper by Neil Ferguson et al'How the recession we have to have can be sharp but short', The Australian Financial Review article by Ste...

#economics #coronavirus #covid19 #recessions #fiscalstimulus #fiscalpolicy

#83: How An Italian Town Conquered Coronavirus - Andrea Crisanti
Andrea Crisanti is a Professor of Microbiology at the University of Padua. He is part of the research team that eradicated coronavirus in Vo, a town in northern Italy.Show notesSelected linksFollow Andrea: WebsiteJohns Hopkins University's coronavirus dashboardData on testing by countryMarc Lipsitch's 18 March STAT articleTopics discussed The Italian crisis. 8:22Why has Lombardy become an epicentre of coronavirus? 9:50How does the situation in Veneto compare to that in Lombardy? 11:06How did Andrea become i...

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#81: In The Foothills Of A Pandemic - Yaneer Bar-Yam
Yaneer Bar-Yam is a physicist and the founding president of the New England Complex Systems Institute.Show notesSelected linksFollow Yaneer: Website | TwitterEndcoronavirus.orgDynamics of Complex Systems, by Yaneer Bar-YamMaking Things Work, by Yaneer Bar-Yam'Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)', research by Max Roser and Hannah RitchiePowers of Ten YouTube video'An Introduction to Complex Systems Science and Its Applications', 2019 paper by Alexander Siegenfeld and Yaneer Bar-Yam'The Architecture of Complexity'...

#coronavirus#covid19#complexsystems#complexity#pandemics#epidemics

#81: In The Foothills Of A Pandemic - Yaneer Bar-Yam
Yaneer Bar-Yam is a physicist and the founding president of the New England Complex Systems Institute.Show notesSelected linksFollow Yaneer: Website | TwitterEndcoronavirus.orgDynamics of Complex Systems, by Yaneer Bar-YamMaking Things Work, by Yaneer Bar-Yam'Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)', research by Max Roser and Hannah RitchiePowers of Ten YouTube video'An Introduction to Complex Systems Science and Its Applications', 2019 paper by Alexander Siegenfeld and Yaneer Bar-Yam'The Architecture of Complexity'...

#coronavirus#covid19#complexsystems#complexity#pandemics#epidemics


#80: Coronavirus, Covert Influence, And Cold War II - Kevin Rudd
Kevin Rudd was Australia's 26th Prime Minister and is the President of the Asia Society Policy Institute.Show notesSelected linksFollow Kevin: Website | TwitterMike Pence's Hudson Institute Speech (October 4, 2018)'The Sources of Soviet Conduct', 1947 article by "X" (George Kennan)Henry Kissinger's talk at Bloomberg's New Economy Forum (November 21, 2019)'Chinese Communist Party Influence at Australian Universities', lecture by Clive Hamilton'High Tide? Populism in Power, 1990 - 2020', report by the Tony Bl...

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#80: Coronavirus, Covert Influence, And Cold War II - Kevin Rudd
Kevin Rudd was Australia's 26th Prime Minister and is the President of the Asia Society Policy Institute.Show notesSelected linksFollow Kevin: Website | TwitterMike Pence's Hudson Institute Speech (October 4, 2018)'The Sources of Soviet Conduct', 1947 article by "X" (George Kennan)Henry Kissinger's talk at Bloomberg's New Economy Forum (November 21, 2019)'Chinese Communist Party Influence at Australian Universities', lecture by Clive Hamilton'High Tide? Populism in Power, 1990 - 2020', report by the Tony Bl...

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#79: The Evolution Of A Renegade - David Sloan Wilson
David Sloan Wilson is an evolutionary biologist.This episode of the podcast is brought to you by Freelancer.com and by Blinkist. You can find the Blinkist deal exclusive to listeners of this podcast at www.blinkist.com/swagman.Show notesSelected linksFollow David: Website | TwitterThe Selfish Gene, by Richard DawkinsRiver Out Of Eden, by Richard DawkinsThe Descent Of Man, by Charles DarwinAnimal Dispersion In Relation To Social Behavior, by Vero Wynne-EdwardsAdaptation And Natural Selection, by George C Wil...

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#79: The Evolution Of A Renegade - David Sloan Wilson
David Sloan Wilson is an evolutionary biologist.This episode of the podcast is brought to you by Freelancer.com and by Blinkist. You can find the Blinkist deal exclusive to listeners of this podcast at www.blinkist.com/swagman.Show notesSelected linksFollow David: Website | TwitterThe Selfish Gene, by Richard DawkinsRiver Out Of Eden, by Richard DawkinsThe Descent Of Man, by Charles DarwinAnimal Dispersion In Relation To Social Behavior, by Vero Wynne-EdwardsAdaptation And Natural Selection, by George C Wil...

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2019 #Wrapped
Thank you Swagmen and Swagettes for making 2019 the best year since 2018....








An Update From The Lads
Sadly, Angus is stepping down as co-host, to focus on bigger and better things. Joe, your regular host......


Some Highlights – 2018
Signature moments from some of our crazy conversations in the year sandwiched between 2017 and 2019. Guests Leonard......










#35: The End of Money?
Will cryptocurrency replace the financial system as we know it? What if that is only the start? In......



#27: Not If, When – Jonathan Tepper
In Part 3 of our Property Series we consult the ‘housing bubble whisperer’, Jonathan Tepper (@jtepper2). He is the founder of research house Variant......