CoronaNomics
The Deliberate Recession? | Joseph Stiglitz & Vince Cable

The Deliberate Recession? | Joseph Stiglitz & Vince Cable

June 1, 2020

Amidst huge global uncertainty, one thing we can say for sure is that recession is coming, brought on by lockdowns ordered by governments in order to prevent the spread of a dangerous new coronavirus. So what does success look like?

Ben Chu (The Independent) and Lizzy Burden (The Telegraph) speak to Joseph Stiglitz (Nobel Prize, 2001) and Vince Cable (UK Business Secretary, 2010-2015).

 

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What Can the Far East Teach the World? | Ha-Joon Chang

What Can the Far East Teach the World? | Ha-Joon Chang

May 27, 2020

The pandemic began in East Asia but governments there - from China, to South Korea, to Japan, to Taiwan and Singapore - have been credited with coping far more effectively than some of their counterparts in the West. So are there lessons to be learned by the rest of the world? And not just in coping with future disease outbreaks, but in how we fundamentally order our societies?

Ben Chu (The Independent) and Lizzy Burden (The Telegraph) speak to South Korean economist Ha-Joon Chang.

 

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