Videos

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

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Why Corporate-Led Globalization is Unsustainable

Apr 10, 2019

Globalization’s elite winners get lower taxes while its losers pay more

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How Unregulated Finance is Killing Democracy

Apr 11, 2018

The twin threats of right-wing populism and unencumbered financial capitalism pose a crisis for democracy across the world, argues Robert Kuttner in his new book, Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

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Are We Destined for a Slow Growth Future?

Apr 5, 2018

Steve Fazzari argues that stimulating demand is the key to jump-starting stagnant economies

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Sadie Alexander: An Economist Ahead of Her Time

Feb 7, 2018

Nina Banks assesses the legacy of the first African-American economist in the United States

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Why Cities Are Key to Escaping Poverty

Jan 31, 2018

There’s no turning back from humanity’s move to high-density living, says Ed Glaeser. The task of the century will be making cities more liveable.

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Why Economists Need the Arts

Sep 13, 2017

Engaging in music, literature and the arts is essential for understanding context and human behavior—which economists so often miss

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Is Poverty More Worrying than Inequality?

Sep 6, 2017

Xavier Gabaix argues that public policies should prioritize alleviating deprivation at the bottom over narrowing the rich-poor gap 

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Do Economists Have Social Responsibilities?

Jun 7, 2017

Economics is not, nor can it be, value-free.

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Oceanic Economics

May 31, 2017

Ocean expert Peter Neill says the watery depths hold solutions to earth’s most pressing challenges

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Membership Theory of Inequality

Mar 15, 2017

A transition from the conventional policy of “redistributing income” to “redistributing membership”, could promote economic integration across communities and intergenerational mobility.