What Makes Me Happy: Economist Kasey Buckles on the (Red) Sox

Kasey Buckles on the field as a Red Sox ballgirl

We typically invite scholars, makers, and professionals out to brunch for an informal conversation about their work, and then we turn those brunches into a podcast.

But for these bonus mini-episodes, we change things up a bit, asking Notre Dame researchers to talk about something that both makes them happy and has no direct connection to their academic pursuits.

In other words, if you thought a podcast recorded over brunch couldn’t get even more casual, you’d be wrong.

Here, Kasey Buckles, Brian and Jeannelle Brady Associate Professor of Economics at Notre Dame, joins host Ted Fox via Zoom to discuss the greatest baseball team in the history of the universe:

The Boston Red Sox.