Podcast: Economics & Beyond
Our Thousand-Year Struggle over Technology and Prosperity
Simon Johnson, the co-author of the just-released book Power and Progress (co-authored with Daron Acemoglu), discusses the book, what new technologies hold in store for us, and how societies might better manage and govern them.
The Golden Age of Fraud in Finance
Survival of the Richest
The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism
Iconik: Beyond ESG
A Time Bomb in Global Finance
The Misguided Forces Driving Conflict Escalation Between the US and China
Yale Law School Fellow Stephen Roach, discusses his just-released book, Accidental Conflict. Roach explores how much of the adversarial nationalist rhetoric in both China and the USA is dangerously misguided and more a reflection of each nation’s fears and vulnerabilities than a credible assessment of the risks they face.
The New Economics of Debt and Financial Fragility
University of Bonn and Sciences Po economics professor Moritz Schularick talks to Rob about the soon-to-be-released book, Leveraged, which he edited based on papers from an INET-sponsored conference. The book takes a close look at what we have learned about the costs and causes of financial fragility since 2008.