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Simon Evans Goes To Market

BBC Radio 4 stand-up / factual show about economics. 20 episodes (5 series), 2014 - 2019. Stars Simon Evans, Tim Harford, Merryn Somerset Webb and Timandra Harkness.

Series 3

1. Youth

First broadcast: Thursday 28th July 2016

Simon looks at youth - the period in life when the young suddenly disengage from the home unit and plummet from the safety of the family nest.

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2. Marriage

First broadcast: Thursday 4th August 2016

Is it all romance and flowers and living in harmony? Or is it in fact the most commercial of transactions, riddled with economic calculations from beginning to end. And talking of the end, what are the economic effects of divorce on the ex-happy couple?


3. Birth

First broadcast: Thursday 11th August 2016

From an economic point of view, should people have children, how many should they have, and when should they have them?


4. Death

First broadcast: Thursday 18th August 2016

From paying for funerals to cryonics, what are the economics of death?