Interviews, presentations and video series with provocative economic thinkers, public figures and students.


Solving the Euro Zone Crisis

Oct 15, 2013

This episode features Pier Carlo Padoan, Chief Economist and Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD, talking about the euro zone crisis, Europe’s structural problems, and how uncertainty has damaged economic growth in Europe.


Financial Reform in a Crisis: The Swedish Solution

Jan 3, 2014

Did the so-called “Scandinavian approach” offer a better alternative than the Geithner plan?


The Myth of Maximizing Shareholder Value

Jan 22, 2014

Lazonick discusses how we evolved from a society in which corporate interests were largely aligned with those of broader public purpose into a state where crony capitalism, accounting fraud, and corporate predation are predominant characteristics.