Russ Roberts is an economist, president-designate of Shalem College, and a research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, born on September 19, 1954 (age 66) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is mainly known for communicating economic ideas as the host of the Econ Talk podcast and a proponent of classical economic liberalism.
Russ is a regular commentator on business and economics for National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and a writer for THe New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He also blogs at Cafe Hayek and publishes videos on economics, some of which have been viewed millions of times.
|Birthday||September 19, 1954|
|Profession||author, podcast, filmmaker|
— Russell Roberts (@EconTalker) April 7, 2021
Russ Roberts Education and College
Russ had been awarded from the University of North Carolina for the program B.A. in economics in 1975. Under Gary Becker’s supervision, he completes a thesis on the topic related to government transfer programs and completes a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.
He is also engaged to Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Rochester, Stanford University, and the University of California, Los Angeles, where he used to teach.
Know About His Family
Besides his professional life, he does less speaks about his personal life. His family details are private for now.
How Much Is Roberts’ Net Worth? His Books
His main source of income is from his books and his profession as a lecturer. Well, his net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
He has written books related to economics that illustrate economic concepts. In 2001, he published the novel “The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance” and “The Price of Everything: A Parable of Possibility and Prosperity” in 2008. His other popular books include The Choice, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life, and Gambling with other people’s money.
Find Him On Social Media
Russ is not so interested in social media, and he only uses Twitter. He tweets as @EconTalker with 69.9k followers, and he had 27.7k tweets altogether.