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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Oct 17, 2016

Izabella Kaminska is a writer for the Financial Times at its premier blog, FT Alphaville. She joins the show to discuss her work on blockchain technology as well as current proposals on monetary and fiscal policy. Finally, Izabella and David, who are both big sci-fi fans, talk about economics in the Star Trek and Star Wars sagas. David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth Izabella Kaminska’s Twitter: @izakaminska David’s blog: Izabella Kaminska’s FT bio and archive: Related links: “You see, money doesn’t exist in the 24th century” – Izabella Kaminska Even lower rates? “Thanks but no thanks” say banks everywhere – Izabella Kaminska Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek – Manu Saadia It’s a Trap: Emperor Palpatine’s Poison Pill – Zachary Feinstein