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The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


The Economics of Deception

November 17th, 2015

Episode 369 of 494 episodes

Nobel economist Robert Shiller reveals how manipulation and deception are integral to how markets function – they are designed to systematically exploit our psychological weaknesses and ignorance. So what can help arm us against these tricks and traps?

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