Best Economic Development Podcasts (2021)
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Upstream is a radio documentary series that invites you to unlearn everything you thought you knew about economics. Blurring the line between economic analysis and storytelling, we look beyond the numbers to explore a wide variety of themes pertaining to our tumultuous 21st century economy.
 
Task Force 7 Radio is the Voice of Cyber Security around the globe. We feature up to date insights and analysis by preeminent cyber security professionals on the most important cyber security issues affecting your life today. Although the world of cyber security can be complex, our focus is to explain highly technical subject matter in non-technical terms. We cover topics that are of vital interest to the cyber security expert yet also will appeal to the novice interested in learning more ab ...
 
Future Thinkers is a media platform, community, and education portal dedicated to the evolution of society, technology, and consciousness. Helping you become better adapted to our uncertain future. As seen in BBC, Forbes, World Economic Forum, and iTunes Top 40. Created by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova.
 
Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view. Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.
 
Established in 1993, Impact DataSource is an economic consulting firm that evaluates prospective economic development deals from all angles. We prepare individual analyses on projects, and also offer desktop and web-based impact models so that clients can run as many reports as they would like, only needing project data to utilize the pre-built tool. Our impact analysis will tie together the economic impact, fiscal impact, and possible incentives of the deal. Since every community is unique, ...
 
Brought to you by the Lee's Summit Economic Development Council, the Development Depot is your one-stop shop for news and updates about the business community in Lee's Summit. From new businesses and expansions to economic outlooks and policies, the Development Depot has what you need to stay up-to-date on what's happening in your community.
 
Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 90 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.
 
Beat conventional advice on personal finance, investing, and business with the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki. Get ahead with his pull-no-punches style of challenging the advice we’ve all been given on money, investing, and the economy. Frustrated and frightened by the financial advice being given by the mainstream talking heads, Robert Kiyosaki sits down with professionals from the world of money, investing, business, and personal development. Listeners will be provided variou ...
 
The Holistic Housing Podcast Connecting community. Sharing ideas. Finding solutions. The Holistic Housing Podcast brings together thought leaders, policy makers and program implementers across the affordable housing, community development and economic development field. Guests discuss their experiences and solutions on topics like gentrification, workforce development, homelessness, urban revitalization, sustainability, placemaking, the American Dream and so much more. Through these conversa ...
 
The Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University is a university-wide center that works to advance the understanding of development challenges and offer viable solutions to problems of global poverty. CID is Harvard’s leading research hub focusing on resolving the dilemmas of public policy associated with generating stable, shared, and sustainable prosperity in developing countries. Our ongoing mission is to apply knowledge to and revolutionize the world of development pr ...
 
Welcome to The Common Share, a podcast about the opportunities and challenges of developing co-operative businesses. The Common Share is produced by Co-operatives First, a business development firm increasing awareness and understanding of the co-op business model and supporting co-operative business development in rural and Indigenous communities across western Canada.
 
What started in 1935 with a few people and some great ideas, has transformed into a strong organization of businesses of Pearl River County, MS., and surrounding areas. Today the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce works with approximately 300 companies in improving the business climate and in creating business initiatives and opportunities.Subscribe to Picayune Chambercast for interesting conversations with local businesses, city and county officials, and much more. Visit our website ...
 
Formerly known as Nonprofit "U", the Nonprofit Utopia podcast is an extension of the ideal community for emerging nonprofit leaders. We use our podcast as an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development is the host. Topics include nonprofit management, community development, capacity buil ...
 
Welcome to the Hybrid Notes podcast! On the Podcast, the host, Alice Kimbowa, shares her experiences, perspectives, and inspiration. This sometimes is in the form of interviews, and the topics are about socio-economic issues, personal development and other hot topics of the time. To learn more, visit www.hybridnotes.com. You can also follow @hybridnotes on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more information.
 
The official podcast of the City of Tehachapi, California. This municipal government podcast covers the issues, topics, history, lifestyle and happenings in Tehachapi, California. Hosted by Community Engagement Specialist Key Budge and Economic Development Coordinator Corey Costelloe, this show features interviews and highlights of community events, meetings and other interactions that impact Tehachapi.
 
If you are interested in democracy, governance, poverty eradication, and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. Our world is facing a double challenge: to eradicate hunger and poverty and to stabilize the global climate. We are constantly warned that as the adverse impacts of climate change will only worsen soon, we must redouble our focus and energy in promoting a sustainable development agenda. Many also urge us to trans ...
 
The Democracy That Delivers podcast is about democratic and economic development and the intersection between the two. Through their personal stories, guests share how their work is helping build stronger democratic institutions in countries all over the world and how they are tackling some of the major governance challenges that many countries face today. The weekly discussion covers a wide range of topics including entrepreneurship, governance, rule of law, and the role of the private sect ...
 
We help to spread successful innovations in healthcare - improving health and generating economic growth. Our region is the North West Coast - Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire and South Cumbria - but we also work with our 14 fellow Academic Health Science Networks across England, to speed up the spread of products which are proved to have an impact.
 
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Economic developers are wired to ask the question: what's next? While that question can often relate to projects or the organization, it can also relate to your career. Drew Kamp has recently been named the President/CEO of the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce in Iowa. Prior to that, he had a variety of roles, duties, and opportunities at th…
 
From 2002 to 2013, China’s rapid economic growth caused a boom in the prices of commodities—particularly of metals, fuel, and soybeans. According to political economist Dr. Nick Jepson, the commodity boom offered resource exporters in the Global South the financial resources and thus the opportunity to break away from international financial instit…
 
This month's special guest is Ruth Buchanan, Economic Development Manager for Manatee County, FL. Ruth shares with us a plethora of information, including how her organization has been helping local businesses get through this especially difficult time. She also discusses the redevelopment initiatives that her organization prioritizes. Lastly, Ruth…
 
GameStop’s share price doubled in the final 90 minutes of trading on Wednesday, partners at the consultancy McKinsey have voted to remove Kevin Sneader from his post as global managing partner, and Myanmar’s banking system has ground almost to a halt as employees joined protests against the military coup. Plus, climatologist Michael Mann explains w…
 
Atlanta-based PadSplit has helped over 1,000 renters access safe, stable, furnished housing, at a fixed, weekly rate. Founder and CEO Atticus LeBlanc joins the show to discuss PadSplit’s unique co-living model, serving primarily frontline and working class individuals, who are able to save money, build credit, and in some cases, go on to buy a car …
 
The 2021 World Economic Forum's 16th edition of the Global Risks Report 2021, identifies critical global risks facing the world. Among the highest likelihood risks of the next ten years, cybersecurity failure is ranked 4th in the ‘clear and present danger’ section (short term risk; 0-2 years). The report is based on a Global Risks Perception Survey…
 
With millions of workers still out of the labor force a year after the COVID-19 pandemic first widely disrupted US businesses, for many, a successful path back to working may not be a return to old jobs. Dillard University College of Business Dean and Hamilton Project Policy Director Dr. Kristen Broady joins to discuss the promise and challenges of…
 
Today we turn our attention back to our local Billionaire overlords the Pohlad Companies. We zero in on PAR systems, the Pohlad owned global leader in robotics and artificial intelligence that specializes in eliminating jobs through automation and profits handsomely from war through contracts with the Department of Defense. Subscribe on Patreon so …
 
It’s hard to avoid innovation these days. Nearly every product gets marketed as being disruptive, whether it’s genuinely a new invention or just a new toothbrush. But in this manifesto on the state of American work, historians of technology Lee Vinsel and Andrew L. Russell argue that our way of thinking about and pursuing innovation has made us poo…
 
Today it’s clearer than ever, the problem facing millions of people around the world is the lack of financial education being taught in our schools. In this episode, our guests discuss how what the world needs more now than ever is entrepreneurs and investors with a high financial IQ, who have the financial education to understand money and how it …
 
International public finance, that is required to address global challenges in the decades to come, is woefully inadequate. And rather than aid, which offers an obsolete approach, we should be talking about joint investments – or as my guest this week puts it, Global Public Investment (GPI). In his recent book, The Future of Aid: Global Public Inve…
 
Federal Reserve chairman Jay Powell spoke to Congress on Tuesday and indicated the central bank would maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy, the Biden administration is planning a broad package of measures to punish Moscow for the SolarWinds hack, and holiday bookings in the UK surged after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a plan for easin…
 
Cal OES (California Office of Emergency Services) Amanda Moyer joins TehachaPod to talk about the new "My Shake" app that will give you an early warning of an earthquake. Science and technology come together to provide us with an early warning of an earthquake. It may only save you a few seconds to tens of seconds but that may be all the time you n…
 
For the twelfth episode of our bonus series, “Why NC Broadband Matters,” we’re joined by North Carolina League of Municipalities Chief Legislative Council Erin Wynia to talk about Internet access in the state a full year into the COVID 19 pandemic, and the access gaps experienced in towns across the eastern part of the state. Erin shares with Chris…
 
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers, Dr. Otto Scharmer, Senior Lecturer in the MIT Management Sloan School and co-founder of the Presencing Institute joins our host Ken Jaques and Co-host Anna Kompanek, Director of CIPE’s Global Programs. Dr. Scharmer explains his new way of thinking about leadership for social transformation. For more infor…
 
Angus Gidley-Baird chats with Rabobank managers Lee White and Michael Fletcher, who cover some of Australia’s largest cattle producing areas, to get a sense of the rebuild. It appears that, even though the numbers suggest the Australian cattle herd is rebuilding, there are still plenty of places yet to put that into action.…
 
Namebase is a top-level domain (TLD) name registrar that operates on the Handshake blockchain. It creates an ecosystem of TLDs that may be bought and sold using an on-chain auction mechanism. It takes a different approach to other decentralized domain name systems as Namebase is compatible with the ICANN namespace, the organization governs domain n…
 
Over the last few decades, mindfulness has gone viral. These days, the practice has found its way into corporations, prisons, schools, police departments, and even the U.S. military. There are many benefits to mindfulness of course, but in his book, “McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality,” author Ron Purser explores …
 
This week Erik Weber of Hip joins the show to talk about federal policy changes at DOT, how federal housing policy is actually real estate policy, the origins of the lawn as the American Dream, and how travel, not just housing, has become more segregated. Dear Colleague Letter - Streetsblog USA Problem with housing policy - Sightline Institute Trav…
 
The Nasdaq Composite closed 2.5 per cent lower on Monday as rising inflation expectations undercut arguments for tech stocks’ high valuations, Brazilian markets were rattled after president Jair Bolsonaro removed the head of Petrobras, and American rapper Jay-Z signs a big champagne deal with LVMH. Plus, the FT’s clean energy and environment corres…
 
In the last two years, farmers have faced shortages of inputs. In 2020, at the beginning Covid-19, farmers faced shortages of herbicides, including glyphosate. Twelve months on, they find themselves in a similar position, this time with phosphates. Mick Harvey joins Wes Lefroy to answer the immediate question of whether farmers will get their phosp…
 
In this episode, you’ll learn about the 100 Questions Initiative, which seeks to map the world’s 100 most pressing high impact questions that could be answered if relevant data sets were leveraged in a responsible manner. Discover why the future of work is a critical focus for the 100 Questions Initiative, and how to create a common understanding o…
 
Economists from the Committee for Economic Development (CED) and The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute join forces to break down the monthly US Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report and reveal the relevant policy implications for the future workforce. In this episode, we discuss what the current pace of the vaccine rollout means for job gro…
 
Co-hosts George Rettas and Andy Bonillo unpack the impact of Covid on the Cyber Security industry and how leaders have had to adjust to remote work environments. The pair also discusses the dangers of ransomeware and how recent attacks have shown a complete disregard for human life. They also break down how the insider threat has evolved during the…
 
UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, is set to lay out a road map for lifting England’s lockdown, HSBC is accelerating its “pivot to Asia”, and McKinsey’s 650 senior partners have begun voting on whether Kevin Sneader should serve a second term at the helm of the business consultancy. Plus, the UK’s competition watchdog is planning new probes on Big T…
 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 07:00 PM (PST) Speakers: Dr. Azra Raza (Cancer Specialist and Researcher) Dr. Samia Altaf (Public Health Specialist) Moderator: Dr. Nadeem ul Haque (VC PIDE) Dr. Azra Raza is the Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University in New York. Previously, she was the Chief of H…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Dr Orla Lynskey, Dr Alison Powell, Dr Edgar Whitley | This is an event shortcast, a digested version of our live online public events series. This event was recorded on Thursday 15th October 2020. A full version is available to download on the LSE player.By Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Dr Orla Lynskey, Dr Alison Powell, Dr Edgar Whitley
 
Contributor(s): Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Giuseppe Sala, Marta Foresti, Professor Ricky Burdett | This is an event shortcast, a digested version of our live online public events series. This event was recorded on Friday 9th October 2020. A full version is available to download on the LSE player.By Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Giuseppe Sala, Marta Foresti, Professor Ricky Burdett
 
Contributor(s): Professor Serene Khader, Professor Mark Neocleous, Dr David Westley, Dr David Bather Woods | What do we mean by the term ‘resilience’? We trace the philosophical traditions of resilience and explore critical perspectives on its modern forms.Meet our speakers and chairSerene Khader (@SereneKhader) is Professor and Jay Newman Chair in…
 
2020 and this past week have reminded us about the importance of disaster planning in our businesses. Disasters can be man-made or natural. Either way, the percentage of businesses that don’t survive significant disasters is alarming. Many simply aren’t prepared and can’t make the recovery necessary to keep operating. We live in a great state and a…
 
First, Dana asks Dr. Anthony Fauci about the vaccine rollout in the United States, the efforts to reopen America’s schools and whether Americans will still be wearing masks in 2022. Then, Dana talks with Texas Rep. Michael McCaul about the latest on the power failure and water crisis after extreme winter weather in his state. Next, Dana interviews …
 
Airdate February 21, 2021: President Biden says, "America is back." But is it? Fareed speaks to an all-star panel about Biden foreign policy. Then, a Texas-sized catastrophe caused by winter weather. Is the world prepared for the ever more severe weather being churned up by climate change? Texas-based climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe tells Fareed…
 
I was recently made aware of the fact that 10 wealthy countries have monopolized 75% of all vaccinations delivered worldwide. This has led the United Nations to sharply criticize the world’s wealthy countries for hogging Covid vaccines. In light of growing vaccine nationalism, many voices have for long been calling for global sharing of vaccines. B…
 
On Thursday, the Biden administration announced its willingness to rejoin talks with Iran over the future of its nuclear program. However, the administration's goal isn't to simply revert to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, explains Suzanne Maloney, and when it comes to Iran policy, "getting it right is more important than getting it fa…
 
The pandemic has proven in no uncertain terms that people and institutions need to adapt to change. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva was invited by the Albright Institute of Global Affairs at Wellesley College to discuss how the Fund is adapting to the current needs of the global economy and the extent to which the institution has had to …
 
On this fourth episode from the Blueprints for American Renewal and Prosperity project, Senior Fellow Molly Reynolds talks about how to make Congress a better place to work, and Senior Fellow Elaine Kamarck discusses how to build an agile government for an era of megachange. Also on this episode, Amar Bhattacharya, senior fellow in Global Economy a…
 
In an exclusive interview with the FT, French president Emmanuel Macron urges wealthy countries to help poorer ones access coronavirus vaccines, and US lawmakers grill key players in the GameStop trading saga. Plus the FT’s markets editor Katie Martin explains why a sell off in US government bonds could threaten Wall Street’s record run. US bond se…
 
Corey Costelloe and Key Budge talk about several things that were approved at the recent February council meeting. The new Small Business Loyalty Program was approved and will launch in March to help the small business owners. We have all the details on how all greater Tehachapi residents can benefit from the program and earn gift cards for local e…
 
Originally recorded on February 12, 2021.Philippe Le Houérou, former CEO of the IFC continued the discussion after a virtual CID Speaker Series event held on January 29th, 2021, exploring their work further with CID Student Ambassador Rohit Subramanian.Philippe Le Houérou discussed the reforms and changes implemented at the International Finance Co…
 
“It's that vision that's really the difficult thing and it's challenging in the environment that we're in” - Al Spector In this episode, we feature the voice of Al Spector, an advisor to non-profit and mission-driven organizations. Given the financial struggles of both our nonprofits and small business organizations we wanted to feature Al and ask …
 
“How can we support these businesses that are still here, help new businesses emerge and keep our small business community thriving” - Julie Clowes In this episode, we feature the voice of Julie Clowes, the District Director of the Small Business. Administration's San Francisco District Office Over these ten plus months we have been sharing the voi…
 
Fifteen years ago in Stockholm, Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon had a big idea. The music industry was playing a desperate game of whack-a-mole with piracy via file sharing but this was proving as hopeless as the War on Drugs. Why not, they thought, use the new torrenting technologies to bring piracy in from the cold and make themselves rich in the …
 
This week we’re joined by Sadie Graham, BART Program Director for Link21, a rail network planning program for the SF Bay Area. Sadie chats about planning for a second bay crossing and the potential for a suite of projects to improve regional connectivity. We also talk about the frustrations of long term capital projects including politics, costs, a…
 
Interview with George Moawad, ANZ Country Manager for Genetec and discussing the 2021 market outlook and trends within the security applications and security operations sector. Further Reading: Cyber Threat Landscape Deep Learning in Digital Video Analytics WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW here Recorded 4 February 2021…
 
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