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I talk to reporters, writers, the public, and other interested people about the economy and politics as part of my job. I also maintain an incomplete list of the times I do so. Click above or here to see times I have been quoted or referenced in the media. You can also click here to see times I've been on TV, radio, or podcasts. Here is also a partial list​ of the panels I have done.

Also feel free to contact me if you'd like to chat for any of these reasons.

TV, Radio, and Podcasts

Here is an incomplete list of TV, radio, and podcast appearances I've made over the years.

Title
Date
Outlet
Format
Excerpt
07/16/20
The Hill TV
TV
Mike Konczal, Director of Progressive Thought at the Roosevelt Institute, joins Hill TV to explain voters' candidate preferences on various economic issues. 
06/03/20
XRAY Podcast
Podcast
In this episode, Jefferson speaks with Mike Konzcal, Director of Progressive Thought from the Roosevelt Institute who points out the threats of conservative economic policy to our democracy.
05/29/20
Gin and Tacos: Mass for Shut-ins
Podcast
Guest: Financial policy guru Mike Konczal (@rortybomb) explains what should be happening in response to the economic crisis, what is happening, and why those two are different.
05/05/20
Pitchfork Economics
Podcast
Mike Konczal joins the show this week to explain why, in a recession, stimulus is particularly powerful and austerity is particularly harmful.
04/07/20
The Majority Report
Podcast
Sam hosts Mike Konczal, Director of Progressive Thought at the Roosevelt Institute, to discuss the stimulus package and what Congress will do next. 
03/27/20
Belabored - Dissent Magazine
Podcast
We are joined by Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute to discuss the highs and lows of the pandemic package, and what the government could do to protect the most vulnerable while addressing endemic inequality.  
06/01/18
Lovett or Leave It
Podcast
Recorded live in Philadelphia, Jon is joined by the city's new district attorney Larry Krasner, Ezra Miller and his band Sons of an Illustrious Father, the Roosevelt Institute's Mike Konczal, comedian Franchesca Ramsey, and writer Dylan Marron for a special action-packed episode focused on economic inequality and what we can do about it.
05/29/18
Radio Dispatch
Podcast
Also, Mike Konczal discusses the new financial deregulation bill, and how unions have historically lessened inequality.
03/30/18
Gin and Tacos: Mass for Shut-ins
Podcast
Mike and I discuss the art of punditry, appearing on TV without pants, the myth of a democratized economy, and stock buybacks. We also do Professor Brothers voices.
02/12/18
Macro Musings
Podcast
Today, Mike joins the show to discuss the progress of financial regulation, the Federal Reserve’s performance over the past decade, and new tools the Fed could utilize to better stabilize the economy in the present and future.
12/01/17
The Weeds
Podcast
Matt, Dara Lind, and Vox contributor Mike Konczal talk tax reform and Democrats' sexual harassment problem.
02/17/17
Talk Poverty
Podcast
Lastly, Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute joins to unpack Trump’s war on consumer financial protections.
01/08/15
Stossel
TV
Mike Konczal, Research Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, and David Beito, Research Fellow at The Independent Institute and History Professor at the University of Alabama, discuss private charity versus government on Stossel.
05/01/14
Brian Lehrer Show
Podcast
Seemingly everyone has an opinion about French economist Thomas Piketty and his new book describing the rise of inequality. Mike Konczal, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute who blogs about economics at Rortybomb, reviews the think-pieces and offers his own take.
03/13/14
Stossel
TV
Jonathan Bydlak, President of Coalition to Reduce Spending and Mike Konczal from the Roosevelt Institute discuss whether it is in the interest of future generations to spend more or less.
08/15/13
Huffpo Live
TV
Debate with Peter Schiff on inflation, hosted by James Poulos.
04/11/13
Bloomberg Law
TV
Mike Konczal, fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and contributor to Bloomberg View, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about how the implementation of the financial reform laws in Dodd-Frank have been hampered by a series of adverse court decisions.
07/06/12
The Alyona Show
TV
Well, another first Friday of the month, and another jobs report. And yet more proof that the economy is stuck.
09/02/11
PBS Newshour
TV
PAUL SOLMAN: Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute insists unemployment is cyclical, not structural, no growth, no jobs.
04/22/11
The Nation - Breakdown
Podcast
On this week’s edition of The Breakdown, finance blogger Mike Konczal joins DC Editor Chris Hayes to discuss what’s behind this “financialization” of the economy, how it happened and whether there’s anything that can be done to change it.
01/24/11
Countdown
TV
Commentary with guest-host Chris Hayes on foreclosure relief.
12/28/10
All Things Considered
Radio
One of the things Congress did in 2010 was pass a sweeping overhaul of financial market regulation. After a tough battle, the Dodd-Frank bill was passed and signed into law.
07/23/10
The Nation - Breakdown
Podcast
Obama signed the Frank-Dodd bill into law this week. What does the bill do to reform Wall Street, and will it prevent bailouts? Finance blogger Mike Konczal joins Chris Hayes to tackle these questions on this week's edition of The Breakdown.
07/01/10
GRITtv
TV
Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute discusses Scott Brown's move to shift taxes from Wall Street to Main Street in financial reform legislation
03/12/10
Planet Money
Radio
They also talk about derivatives and resolution authority with Mike Konczal, the finance guy behind the blog Rortybomb.
08/17/09
Planet Money
Radio
Today Tyler Cowen of Marginal Revolution and Felix Salmon of Reuters join Mike to answer the question: has financial innovation in the last 25 years been positive or negative?
07/31/09
Planet Money
Radio
But financial innovation has also led to prosperity. Atlantic writer Mike Konczal and Columbia Business School economist Charles Calomiris argue the case for (and against) Wall Street creativity.