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The 25 Best Economics Podcasts Of 2017

Since our inaugural list of “The 25 Best Economics Podcasts Of 2016” was so well received, I’ve decided to update the list for 2017. The 2017 Best Economics Podcasts is here to provide you with a current view of some of your favorite podcasts along with the addition of a few new contenders; including those that have come highly recommended by readers.

The iPod Index

In my previous post, using the nominal exchange rate we could compare the prices of iPods across countries. That was the simple version, and since it doesn’t take inflation into account, it won’t be as accurate. By calculating the Real Exchange Rate, we can get a more accurate answer to the question; which country has the cheapest iPod?