#PodsWeLike 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford - the undercover economist talks about some of the critical "inventions, ideas and innovations" that make the modern work function.

There are episodes on the light bulb, the shipping container, the compiler where he narrates the story of how the subject became a crucial building block of modern life. The latest episode is about paper and is a great way to get started.

You can find it here: http://bbc.in/2jeZe2T