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Ethics and Debt Project (2003-2006) |
Christian Barry, Barry Herman
This joint project with The New School (and support from the Ford Foundation) aims to generate debate on the ethical questions of sovereign indebtedness; to identify the relevant principles for the ethical assessment of proposed solutions; and to explore policies and institutional arrangements based on such principles. » Programs » Archive » Ethics and Debt Project

Global Policy Innovations |
GPI's mission: To highlight the best new thinking on a fairer globalization. It launched Policy Innovations, an online magazine that covers innovative ideas for a fairer globalization. » Programs » Archive » Global Policy Innovations

The Shifts and the Shocks: What We've Learned--and Have Still to Learn--From the Financial Crisis | 10/23/14
Martin Wolf
Why did the 2008 financial crisis occur? What should it teach us about modern economies and economics? Martin Wolf does a masterly job of untangling this complex catastrophe and proposes how we can avoid repeating our past mistakes. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Driving Competitive Advantage through Values-Based Leadership | 04/03/14
Antony Jenkins
"There can be no choice between doing well financially and behaving responsibly in business," declares Barclays Group Chief Executive Antony Jenkins. "The last half-dozen years make it obvious that you cannot have long-term success without behaving responsibly. This has to be integral to how you operate a company." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles | 04/15/13
Ruchir Sharma
Which countries will be the next big thing? Most follow a four-point cycle, says Sharma: "You have economic crisis. They carry out economic reforms. After they carry out economic reforms, some sort of boom takes place. Then complacency sets in, and then you get back to having a crisis." So beware! Economic development is extremely hard to sustain. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: When Banks Fail, Who Should Pay? | 04/08/13
Cyprus is the latest European state to need a bailout from the Troika of the EU, the IMF, and the ECB. But this time, individual depositors are being asked to pick up part of the tab. Should taxpayers have to bear the burden if banks fail? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Thought Leader: Tomas Sedlacek | 03/08/13
Tomas Sedlacek, Devin T. Stewart, Anna Kiefer
"To use the New Testament sort of logic, who is my neighbor? Today that extends not only to your family or your literal neighbors. We know much more about the situations of poor people in China or India or Africa, and so the scope of ethical responsibility today has grown to some global measures." » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State | 03/08/13
William H. Janeway
Economic growth is driven by successive processes of trial and error: research and invention and then experiments in exploiting the new economic space opened by innovation. Today, however, with the state frozen as an economic actor and access to public equity markets only open to a minority, the innovation economy is stalled. Warburg Pincus's William Janeway discusses how to get this vital economic sector moving again. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Does Iceland Offer a Better Path to Economic Recovery? | 02/11/13
When Iceland was hit hard in the 2008 financial crisis, it responded by doing everything Western economic theorists told it not to. It has made an impressive recovery, but financial problems remain. Should other countries follow Iceland's unorthodox model? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead | 02/04/13
Alan S. Blinder
Alan S. Blinder, Princeton professor, "Wall Street Journal" columnist, and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, explains how the worst economic crisis in postwar American history happened, what the government did to fight it, and what we can do from here. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Why and How the Euro Zone Crisis Will Be Solved | 10/24/12
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Julian Harper
Danish economist Jacob Funk Kirkegaard offers a contrarian take on the euro zone crisis. While he notes that there are political problems within the European Union, he argues that the crisis is an opportunity from which Europe will emerge more integrated and resilient. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ethics Matter: Dambisa Moyo on How Aid to Africa is Harmful | 09/24/12
Dambisa Moyo, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Aid has failed to create economic growth, says Moyo, and allows governments to evade their responsibilities. So when people say that aid provides essential services, they're missing the point. Except when disaster strikes, governments should be responsible for their citizens, not the international community. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Thought Leader: Juan Somavia | 09/05/12
Juan Somavia, Devin T. Stewart
"We may have globalization, we have more interconnectedness, lots of things are happening, more trade. But what's the moral compass? You have the feeling that the compass is 'If you can get away with it, it's all right. If you are not found out, okay.'" » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

America in the 21st Century: A View from Europe | 05/14/12
Martin Wolf, Joanne J. Myers
It's likely that the U.S. will cease to be the world's largest economic power by not later than the 2020s, predicts Martin Wolf. However--depending on its policy choices--it will probably remain a center of world innovation in research, technology, and business. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Planet Money Tells the Story of Sovereign Debt | 04/24/12
Zoe Chace, Caitlin Kenney
How can you explain the European debt crisis so that ordinary Americans can understand--and what's more, care? Through interviews and story-telling techniques, these two NPR reporters show us that it's actually a long-drawn-out love story. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Finance and the Good Society | 04/03/12
Robert J. Shiller, Joanne J. Myers
Despite the financial industry's bad reputation in the wake of the financial crisis, finance could be one of the most powerful tools we have for solving our common problems. How can we harness it for the greater good? Robert Shiller has some groundbreaking ideas. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis | 02/10/12
James G. Rickards, Joanne J. Myers
We are already in Currency War III, says Rickards, who sees four possible outcomes--none of them good--that he calls "the four horsemen of the dollar apocalypse." Here's a tip: keep your eye on gold. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Varieties of Protest Experience: How Accountability Gaps Link the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street | 02/08/12
Zach Dorfman
Can the recent eruption of protests be interpreted as a single phenomenon, even though spread out across great distances and separated by barriers of language and culture? Can we locate a common strand of thought or purpose that binds them together? » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis | 02/01/12
James G. Rickards, Joanne J. Myers
We are already in Currency War III, says Rickards, who sees four possible outcomes--none of them good--that he calls "the four horsemen of the dollar apocalypse." Here's a tip: keep your eye on gold. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis | 02/01/12
James G. Rickards, Joanne J. Myers
We are already in Currency War III, says Rickards, who sees four possible outcomes--none of them good--that he calls "the four horsemen of the dollar apocalypse." Here's a tip: keep your eye on gold. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

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