Podcast: Economics & Beyond

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Rohinton Medhora

May 6, 2020

Rohinton Medhora—economist and President of the Centre for International Governance Innovation—talks to Rob about how our economic institutions, such as the global intellectual property regime and central bank independence hamper our ability to address the global crisis that the COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed. They also talk about the state of populism, US-China relations, and the effect of the pandemic on Africa.

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Susan Piver

Susan Piver: Buddhist Wisdom to Meet the Challenge of the Pandemic

May 5, 2020

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Andrew Sheng

Andrew Sheng: Will the Pandemic Spark a New Scientific Revolution?

May 4, 2020

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Danny Quah

Danny Quah: Why the Ferrari Economy Failed

May 1, 2020

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Tolu Olubunmi

Tolu Olubunmi: Africa’s Crisis of Confidence

Apr 30, 2020

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john powell

john powell on Liberty and Equality in a Pandemic

Apr 29, 2020

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Jeremy Lent

Jeremy Lent on Shifting Values in a Pandemic

Apr 28, 2020

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Adair Turner

Adair Turner: When Supply and Demand Both Crash

Apr 27, 2020

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Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz: An Economy without Spare Tires

Apr 22, 2020

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Michael Spence

Apr 22, 2020

Andrew Michael Spence—Nobel laureate, Professor of Economics at the NYU Stern School of Business, and Co-Chair of INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation—talks to Rob about how the U.S. government typically errs on the side of doing too little, too late, in response to major crises like the coronavirus pandemic. Spence and Rob compare and contrast how governments in the U.S., Europe, and Asia have responded to COVID-19.

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Roman Frydman

Apr 22, 2020

Roman Frydman, Professor of Economics at NYU and Chair of the Knightian Uncertainty Economics Program at INET, talks to Rob about how behavioral economists model uncertainty and his critique of the rational expectations hypothesis. Frydman also discusses the work and legacy of the late University of Chicago economist Frank Knight, whose students included Milton Friedman and James Buchanan.

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Jayati Ghosh

The Pandemic in the Developing World with Jayati Ghosh

Apr 22, 2020

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Matt Stoller

Monopoly Politics vs. Democracy with Matt Stoller

Apr 22, 2020

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John Ralston Saul

Class, Inequality, and the Pandemic with John Ralston Saul

Apr 22, 2020

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Gerald Horne

Jazz and Social Justice with Gerald Horne

Apr 22, 2020