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Listen to IMF economists and other experts discuss key economic and financial issues of the day. Click on the play button. Alternatively, download the audio MP3 file—a popular digital music format for sound files. Broadcasters: this facility is also being made available to enable these podcasts to be broadcast on radio outlets free of charge. Also available in SoundCloud

New Rules for Everyday Foodies

July 05, 2012

A Chinese restaurant in San Francisco. Cowen encourages readers to be more adventurous about trying new foods (Photo: Karnow/Corbis)

How to find the best tortillas while traveling in Mexico? Why is American food so bad today? Is agribusiness good for the global economy? Prolific author, blogger and economist Tyler Cowen takes on these questions--and many more--in his new book, “An Economist Gets Lunch,” reviewed in June’s F&D magazine.

Tyler Cowen, economist and author of “An Economist Gets Lunch”