Category Archives: Economics

Intelligence Squared: Economists that shaped history with Linda Yueh and Jesse Norman

Linda Yueh, renowned economist, broadcaster and author of The Great Economists, in conversation with Jesse Norman, MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire and author of Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters, discussed the transformative legacies of history’s great economists, from Adam Smith to Karl Marx.


C-Span After Words: Edge of Chaos: Why democracies are failing to produce growth with Dambisa Moyo

Economist Dambisa Moyo discussed why democracies around the world were failing to produce economic growth. She was interviewed by Jason Furman, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Obama administration.


Waking Up Podcast #138: The Edge of Humanity with Yuval Noah Harari

Credibility? Mr. Trump said he was going to impose tariffs while on the campaign trail and now he has done it and is continuing to do it. This is much more credible than a decade of Presidents G.W. Bush and Barack Obama failing to declare China a currency manipulator, even when a bi-partisan Congress gave them full authority to do so. China has violated WTO rules for over 20 years from day one. Are we to wait another 6 months and “see how the GDP numbers work out?” Democrats better get their act together on trade policy if they want to win back the Rust Belt in 2020. Shaming language no longer works. Importing voters no longer works. Deplatforming no longer works.