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Eccentric economics professor releases podcast for curious people
And the list of guests in the three first episodes is really impressive.
Dahlen has been ranked number 10 in the world among researchers in his field and was nominated for the Business Professor of the Year Award by The Economist’s Intelligence Unit. And he’s easy to remember, both for his enthusiastic personality and for wearing black nail polish.
Micael, how’d you describe yourself?
— My business card, if I had one, would say that I’m an economics professor, writer and public speaker. My mom would say that I’m a person who’s too curious for their own good. I got that a lot…
Tell us about this new podcast, released today on Audible.
— Very fittingly, it’s called Curious! It’s something I always wanted to do, meet with people all over the world, conduct experiments and find out everything from whether it’s true that social media make us dumber or that too much money turns people into assholes, to why Tuesday is the least happy day of the week.
And who are the guests?
— Oh, they’re an absolute dreamteam! There’s the world’s top-ranked neuroscientist, the Nobel laureate, the Hollywood producer, the chairperson of Mensa International, the list goes on...
What’s next on your list?
— I just finished my next book On happiness, which will be out some time in the spring. And it looks like we’ll be going on a little tour with the show that we put up at the Royal dramatic theater in Stockholm this year.Micael DahlenAudible