Videos

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

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Has China Won?

May 20, 2020

The geopolitical showdown between the United States and China is both inevitable, and avoidable.

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Why We Need Solidarity Economics

Apr 22, 2020

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One Dollar. One Vote.

Apr 15, 2020

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Why Data Is Like Fire

Mar 11, 2020

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Polanyi on Polanyi

Feb 26, 2020

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Saving Retirement

Feb 19, 2020

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Inequality 101

Jan 29, 2020

Inequality, in many ways, may be the biggest question of our times. And yet it is a topic that is still underexplored in conventional economics curricula.

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How The Troika Runs Europe

Jan 22, 2020

The European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the IMF are the continent’s austerity police

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Economics for People

Sep 11, 2019

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Banning Buybacks

Dec 4, 2019

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Between Rational and Irrational

Nov 27, 2019

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A Hereditary Meritocracy

Oct 23, 2019

The University of Chicago’s Raghuram Rajan explains how inequalities in the education system lock in a hereditary hierarchy of success

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Measuring Economic Democracy

Oct 9, 2019

GDP doesn’t tell the whole story—Robert McMaster explains the Economic Democracy Index

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In Defense of Economic Theory

Oct 2, 2019

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How & How NOT to Do Economics

Sep 11, 2019

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Is History Important?

Sep 4, 2019

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Are We Ready to Give Up Autonomy to AI?

Jul 24, 2019

Artificial intelligence promises to make our lives easier. But is the cost losing some of our humanity?

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Puerto Rico’s Crisis Began Before Hurricane Maria

Jul 17, 2019

Economist Marie Mora discusses the deep economic crisis that has afflicted Puerto Rico for years

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Does the Gig Economy Expose Workers to Sexual Harassment?

May 8, 2019

When workers are classified as independent contractors instead of employees, they fall into a hole not covered by many labor protections

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Lance Taylor on Growth, Distribution, and the Future of Capitalism

May 1, 2019

Lance Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research, delivers the annual Heilbroner Memorial Lecture on the Future of Capitalism.

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Financial Regulation Shouldn’t Be Hard—Here’s What We Need to Make It Work

Feb 20, 2019

We can land planes safely at crowded airports, yet we can’t manage to make our financial system safe. Why?