The Economics for Business Podcast

A podcast based on the winning principle that entrepreneurs need only know the laws of economics plus the minds of customers. After that, apply your imagination.

E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #132 Featuring Saifedean Ammous

132. Saifedean Ammous on Knowledge Entrepreneurship

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Saifedean Ammous is a knowledge entrepreneur. He creates new knowledge that’s valued by his customers, because it helps them to think better and better informs their actions. He carefully appraises the knowledge provided by great thinkers of the past, and re-presents in a newly compelling fashion. He develops effective memes and ideas. He innovates in channels and distribution. He demonstrates how knowledge entrepreneurship can work in the 21st Century's globally-connected and digitally-connected economy. He joins the Economics For Business podcast to share some of his learnings and experiences
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131. Saras Sarasvathy On The Entrepreneurial Method

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The scientific method has served us well to date. The entrepreneurial method, informed by the principles of Austrian economics, can take society much further. Dr. Saras Sarasvathy joins the Economics For Business podcast to distill the essence of the value-generating and wealth-producing method.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #130 Featuring Eamonn Butler

130. Eamonn Butler’s Primer on Entrepreneurship and Its Social Good

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Entrepreneurship is the great force for social good — in fact,…
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129. Samuele Murtinu on How and Why Governments Fail in Venture Capital

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Dr. Samuele Murtinu joins the Economics For Business podcast to explain both how and why governments fail in their best efforts to help entrepreneurial businesses succeed.
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128. Matt McCaffrey: Austrian Business Strategy (Part 2): Principles

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Austrian economics helps entrepreneurs to develop and implement…
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #127 Featuring Matt McCaffrey

127. Matt McCaffrey: Austrian Business Strategy (Part 1): Emergent, Not Planned

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Strategy is not the formulation of a plan. It is emergent from a process of exploration and discovery. Austrian economics is the best guide for entrepreneurial firms to put in place the methods and organization that unleash the power of emergence. Matt McCaffrey joins Economics For Business for a detailed exposition of the Austrian approach to Business Strategy.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #126 Featuring Joe Matarese

126. Joe Matarese Defines a Whole New Level of Customer Value to Build a High Growth Service Firm

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Firms that can unlock the deep secrets of subjective value can unleash powerful, long-lasting value streams. When these flow in a confluence with well-identified market drivers, revenue and profit growth can be greatly accelerated.
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125. Steven Phelan on Innovation In Contracting

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Entrepreneurs seek to provide markets with new value through innovation wherever they can identify an opportunity. Their vision is broad enough to include free market institutions such as contracting, where they identify new and better ways to expand the mutuality of value and better relationship models than those in the traditional legal approach.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #124 Featuring Irene Ng

124. Irene Ng: Designing New Consumer Experiences in the Era of IoT

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Value is not derived from functional use, but is the good feeling the consumer experiences during consumption. Consistent with the Austrian understanding of the market as a process, value is a process.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #122 Featuring Sergio Alberich

123. Sergio Alberich on Capital Structure and Capital Flexibility

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The proper selection of a firm’s financial source does not guarantee its success, but the wrong one assures its failure.
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122. Andrew Frazier on Running Your Business

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There’s a middle class of businesses that are the backbone…
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #121 Featuring Bill Sanders

121. Bill Sanders: How Creative Conflict Expands the Value Pie

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Bill Sanders, an expert in contract negotiation in business, applies Austrian Principles in dealmaking and business relationship management.