Podcast: Economics & Beyond


Jayati Ghosh: Rescue Packages for Wealthy Corporations, not for Developing Countries

Dec 21, 2020

UMass Amherst Economics professor Jayati Ghosh talks about the massive unjustness of the so-called pandemic economic rescue packages, which continue to favor the world’s wealthiest while ignoring the dramatic plight of the developing world.


Richard Kozul-Wright and Orsola Costantini Discusses UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2020

Nov 20, 2020

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s Richard Kozul-Wright and Orsola Costantini say we can continue misguided policy choices or collectively chart a new path that leads from recovery to a more resilient, more equal and more environmentally sustainable world.


Sarah Chayes: How Corrupt Elites Extract Wealth From Ordinary Americans

Nov 17, 2020

National security expert Sarah Chayes discusses her new book, On Corruption in America: and What Is at Stake. Chayes explores how corruption in U.S. state and society furthers and deepens inequality.