113: Jonathan McEvoy on Globalisation, National Autonomy, Capitalism and the Economic Resonance in Timeless Songs
Jonathan McEvoy is currently an undergrad student of economics at Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland.
He was recently recognised for being in the top 5% of the Business School at W.I.T, earning the honour of being on the Deans List for Academic Achievement.
Jonathan has a unique understanding of the world around us and, together with his love of economics, has a unique perspective on the economics discipline.
Jonathan’s desire to discover and explore the multitude of economic thinking, from Keynesianism to Marxism, has resulted in him creating a blog called Economics – Thoughts of a Student which can be found at jonathanmcevoy888.blogspot.com.
His recent career history has prepared him well to be great public speaker and communicator.
Jonathan is also an athlete and a top soccer player, having spent time with English Premier League clubs Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.
Jonathan’s interests also include Health, Human Rights, Politics, Civil Rights, Poverty Alleviation and Science and Technology.
In this episode, Jonathan discusses and mentions: production possibility frontier, comparative advantage, production, services, efficiency, technology, foreign direct investment, tariffs, income, vertical farming, externalities, capitalism, profit, inequality, welfare, labour costs, GDP, economics of war and economics of romance.
In this episode, Jonathan discusses and mentions: Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels and David Ricardo.
In this episode you will learn:
- about the balance required between globalisation and national autonomy.
- about Ireland’s role in CERN.
whether future-tech will improve humanity’s standard of living?
- how economics and technology are inextricably interlinked.
- why economists and technologists should increase collaboration for the betterment of society.
- how the world’s production possibility frontier can move outward to reach once unimagined and unattainable outcomes.
- whether ‘planetisation’ can be a reality.
- the use of songs to capture the economic and social setting of an era.
- and much much more.
People Mentioned in this Episode:
- Cormac O’Rafferty
- Stephen Hawking
- Nikola Tesla
- Elon Musk
- John F. Kennedy
- Neil deGrasse Tyson
- Warren Buffett
- Bob Dylan
- Bruce Springsteen
- Tupac Shakur
- Bruce Hornsby
Finding the Balance Between Globalisation and National Autonomy by Jonathan McEvoy
- Will Future-Tech Improve Humanity’s Standards of Living? by Jonathan McEvoy
- The Big Bang Theory
Where to Find Jonathan McEvoy:
- Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
- Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
- Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin