Best US Economics podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.
 
Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world.
 
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EconTalk
Weekly
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
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Economist Radio
Daily
 
The Economist was founded in 1843 "to throw white light on the subjects within its range". For more from The Economist visit http://shop.economist.com/collections/audio
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Wharton professor Katy Milkman shares stories of irrational decision making--from historical blunders to the kinds of everyday errors that could affect your future. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics, exposing the psychological traps that lead to expensive mistakes.Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch.Podcasts are for informational p ...
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
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The Intelligence
Daily
 
Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show. He follows up his daily two-hour show with a weekly, two-hour podcast focusing on weekly economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to g ...
 
The London School of Economics and Political Science public events podcast series is a platform for thought, ideas and lively debate where you can hear from some of the world's leading thinkers. Listen to more than 200 new episodes every year.
 
Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist
 
In “The Uncertain Hour” podcast, host Krissy Clark dives into one controversial topic each season to reveal the surprising origin stories of our economy. Because the things we fight the most about are the things we know the least about.
 
The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
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Stephanomics
Weekly
 
Who will win the trade war, and how? If the job market is so strong, why does your paycheck seem so meager? What will drive the economy of the future? Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders, the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management, will take listeners on location each week to answer questions like these and bring the global economy to life.
 
Consumers are weird. They don't do what they say they will do and don't act how we think they "should." Enter Melina Palmer, a sales conversion expert with a personal mission to make your business more effective and brain friendly. In this podcast, Melina will take the complex concepts of behavioral economics (the study and science of why people buy - or not) and provide simple, actionable tips you can apply right away in your business. Whether you're a small business or thriving corporation ...
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews, and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, Austrian economics, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs in ...
 
Our editors and correspondents give their authoritative take on the markets, the economy and the world of business. Published every Tuesday on Economist Radio.
 
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FT News in Focus
Weekly+
 
News features and analysis from Financial Times reporters around the world. FT News in Focus is produced by Fiona Symon.
 
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
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This is Capitalism
Monthly+
 
This is a collection of programmes from BBC Radio 4 on capitalism - the hidden economic wiring which puts money and markets at the centre of our lives.
 
Delivered before breakfast, The Economist morning briefing tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it.
 
Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.
 
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HBR IdeaCast
Weekly
 
A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management from Harvard Business Review.
 
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FT News Briefing
Daily
 
A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.
 
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Capitalisn't
Monthly+
 
Capitalism is the engine of prosperity. Capitalism sows the seeds of its own demise. Could both be right? Economists Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago) and Kate Waldock (Georgetown) share the sort of irreverent banter you’d hear between economists at a bar, if economists were capable of sarcasm and social enough to go out to bars.
 
Interviews with Economists about their New Books
 
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
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Simply Economics
Monthly+
 
A weekly economic recap of U.S. market activity and events.
 
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers. Special features include series like “The Secret Life ...
 
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FT Alphachat
Monthly+
 
Alphachat is the conversational podcast about business and economics produced by the Financial Times in New York. Each week, FT hosts and guests delve into a new theme, with more wonkiness, humour and irreverence than you'll find anywhere else
 
In a disjointed and bewildering world, Steve Forbes engages today’s thought-leaders to give listeners a better grasp of what’s ahead.
 
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The Portal
Monthly+
 
Welcome to The Portal. This podcast does something different. Hosted by Eric Weinstein. Coming July 2019.
 
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Featured Voices
Monthly+
 
Featured voices on current and future economic and environmental events.
 
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The Money - ABC RN
Monthly+
 
The Money is a weekly 30 minute program that explains how the Australian economy and everything in it works, and how this all connects to the global economy.
 
The Human Action Podcast features in-depth interviews on current topics in economics through an Austro-libertarian lens.
 
Economist Steve Keen talks to Phil Dobbie about the failings of the neoclassical economics and how it reflects on society.
 
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Marketplace
Daily
 
Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.
 
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Reason Podcast
Weekly+
 
Founded in 1968, Reason is the planet’s leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Hosted by Nick Gillespie, Matt Welch, and other Reason journalists, our podcast explores “free minds and free markets.” It features provocative, in-depth interviews with authors, comedians, filmmakers, musicians, economists, scientists, business leaders, and elected officials. Keep up to date on the latest happenings in our increasingly libertarian world from a point of view ...
 
A weekly look at business and economics from an Irish perspective hosted by Irish Times Business Editor Ciarán Hancock. 761976
 
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Economic Update
Weekly
 
Richard D. Wolff, a weekly TV and radio show and podcast
 
Hello Free Market Lovers! Welcome to AnarchoInc. The podcast talking business and technology in the alternative economy. AnarchoInc is your home for Buds, Brews, Beans and Bitcoin.
 
Award-winning podcast about the economic forces shaping our world, with Ayeisha Thomas-Smith and guests. Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the independent think tank and charity campaigning for a fairer, sustainable economy. New episodes on Mondays.
 
The Sound of Economics is the podcast channel of Bruegel, the European think tank working to improve economic policy. Our shows bring you insights, debates, and research-based commentaries to what's hot in economic policy in Europe and beyond.Bruegel is an independent and non-doctrinal think tank. It seeks to contribute to European and global economic policy-making through open, fact-based and policy-relevant research, analysis and debate.
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
You loved her hugely successful radio show and now you can join Laura Ingraham three days a week as she covers politics, pop culture and media bias. And don't worry--as always, she'll still bring you hard-hitting guests and take your calls.
 
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The Tom Woods Show
Daily
 
Join New York Times bestselling author Tom Woods for your daily serving of liberty education! Guests include Ron Paul, Judge Andrew Napolitano, David Stockman, and hundreds more, with topics like war, the Federal Reserve, net neutrality, the FDA, Austrian economics, and many other subjects of interest to libertarians. Join us!
 
Listen to renowned small cap stock analyst Frank Curzio talk with leading economists and respected investment professionals. Frank also breaks down the news of the week so all listeners can make money in these markets!
 
Bloomberg | Quint is a multi-platform, Indian business and financial news company. We combine Bloomberg’s global leadership in business and financial news and data, with Quintillion Media’s deep expertise in the Indian market and digital news delivery, to provide high quality business news, insights and trends for India’s sophisticated audiences.
 
Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler joins Pippa Hudson to provide useful insights and tips on how to make the most of your buying power.
 
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Updates on politicians' "blame game" of scapegoating to avoid blaming capitalism, middle class squeezed by prices, limits of workers on corporate boards of directors, lessons from a courageous Puerto Rican people. Interview Rob Robinson, global advocate for the homeless.By Progressive Radio Network.
 
Updates on politicians' "blame game" of scapegoating to avoid blaming capitalism, middle class squeezed by prices, limits of workers on corporate boards of directors, lessons from a courageous Puerto Rican people. Interview Rob Robinson, global advocate for the homeless.By Democracy at Work.
 
Asian central banks are either cutting rates or pointing that way, while in the US an unexpected drop in ISM manufacturing points squarely at a September 18 rate cut by the Federal Reserve. For Brexit, our panel host Jeremy Hawkins isolates the key issues and outlines the unfolding strategies.
 
Delivered before breakfast, The Economist morning briefing tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it.
 
Hello Free Market Lovers. Welcome to episode 38 of AnarchoInc, the podcast talking business and technology in the alternative economy. I am your host Jay, reporting to you from my homestead out in the live free or die state of New Hampshire, the home of the Free State Project. AnarchoInc is your home for Buds, Brews, Beans, and Bitcoin. And if ...…
 
Don’t miss my upcoming appearances:The Las Vegas Trading Conference, Oct. 4-5The Dallas Money Show October 13-14and the New Orleans Investment Conference, Nov. 1-4Dow 200 Points from Record HighIt was pretty quiet today in the equity markets; the Dow Jones managed to inch up 37 points, closing at 27,219 but, you know, how we're less than 200 po ...…
 
Lew Rockwell returns to discuss yet another Democratic debate. Join us as we slice through the inanities. Sponsor: Simple Habit Show notes for Ep. 1492
 
Forever 21 is expected to close 100 stores as part of a bankruptcy filing. Big anchor stores like Sears have been struggling for a long time, so what’s left? The American mall looks pretty different these days. Plus: The federal deficit has passed $1 trillion for the first time since 2012, and the latest in our “Adventures in Housing” series.…
 
Chinese consumers not only account for a growing share of high-end luxury goods purchases; they're transforming the way the market works.By NPR.
 
Updates on parallel declines of UK and US capitalisms; denials of their systemic problems worsens them. Longer segments on (1) political economy of immigration, and (2) why the basic problem of Central and South America is 2-3 centuries of capitalism producing and reproducing extreme inequality, staggering poverty, and corrupt government elites ...…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the “internet of things” revolution is about to go into overdrive. Europe’s best hope of economic revival lies in its neglected single market (09:29). And, Neanderthals and the consequences of chronic earache (18:02) For information regarding y ...…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the “internet of things” revolution is about to go into overdrive. Europe’s best hope of economic revival lies in its neglected single market (09:29). And, Neanderthals and the consequences of chronic earache (18:02) For information regarding y ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2019-09-13 Friday Headlines for September 13, 2019 Joe Biden Faces Criticism over His Healthcare Plan & His Support for Iraq Invasion at Third Debate "Racism in America Is Endemic": Democratic Candidates Vow to Confront White Supremacy & Legacy of Slavery Should Latinos Trust Biden? Former VP Refuses to Criticize Obama's Deportat ...…
 
Last night's Democratic debate was the first to feature all the major contenders on a single stage. They spent much of the evening sparring over health care issues before moving on to talk about gun control, the environment, immigration and more. Despite the presence of former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D–Mass.), Sen. Bern ...…
 
He was once a liberal reformer, but now no institution is safe from Viktor Orban’s iron grip. His transformation into an autocrat is a troubling lesson about the decline of liberal democracies. Afghanistan’s drug trade has for decades mostly meant opium and heroin; thanks to a native bush, now methamphetamines are on the rise. And, a look at th ...…
 
He was once a liberal reformer, but now no institution is safe from Viktor Orban’s iron grip. His transformation into an autocrat is a troubling lesson about the decline of liberal democracies. Afghanistan’s drug trade has for decades mostly meant opium and heroin; thanks to a native bush, now methamphetamines are on the rise. And, a look at th ...…
 
I spoke with James C. W. Ahiakpor, he is Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, at California State University, East Bay, USA. We discussed his new book Macroeconomics without the Errors of Keynes: The Quantity Theory of Money, Saving, and Policy (Routledge, 2019) A provocative title for a very original book that is a critique not only of ...…
 
“Free enterprise” is an everyday phrase that connotes an American common sense. It appears everywhere from political speeches to pop culture. And it is so central to the idea of the United States that some even labeled Christopher Columbus and the Pilgrims free enterprisers. In his new book, Free Enterprise: An American History (Yale University ...…
 
I’m so excited to finally talk to you about my study on behavioral economics and increasing savings rates. In my master’s program, I was required to do my own study and submit it to at least one location for publication. I already had a relationship with the Filene Research Institute, so I decided to reach out to them before choosing the focus ...…
 
WeWork’s executives, investors and advisers are discussing curbing the voting power of co-founder Adam Neumann, Speaker of the UK House of Commons John Bercow warns prime minister Boris Johnson that he will allow parliament to do whatever it takes to avoid a no-deal Brexit, British Airways cancels flights on September 27 because of a planned pi ...…
 
The European Central Bank cut interest rates to -0.5 percent. President Trump praised the decision, as he’s been pushing the Federal Reserve to do the same. Today, we compare the economic situation in the U.S. and abroad and explore how negative rates would work. Plus: California’s attempt to curb soaring rents and a new DIY clothing start-up.…
 
White Claw could be the hottest alcoholic beverage of the summer of 2019. You can thank tax policy for (some of) that.By NPR.
 
Why do we have the economic policies we do today? These policies drive decision-making on Capitol Hill, corporate boardrooms, and on Wall Street. But who made them, why, and how did they come about? And how well are they serving us? Binyamin Appelbaum has made these questions the focus of his new book The Economists' Hour: False Prophets, Free ...…
 
Phil Labonte, the outspoken libertarian frontman of the band All That Remains, joins me to discuss how he became a libertarian, how his views compare to those of other people in his genre, how the Internet has changed the music industry for better and worse, and a lot more. Sponsor: Skillshare Show notes for Ep. 1491…
 
Phil Magness returns to the show to discuss his work on slavery and capitalism, particularly as it relates to the New History of Capitalism (NHC) and the New York Times' 1619 project. Phil recently wrote an article entitled, "How the 1619 Project Rehabilitates the 'King Cotton' Thesis." In it, he argues that the NHC has unwittingly adopted the ...…
 
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has been accused of constitutional vandalism by curtailing the opportunity for parliamentary scrutiny of his government in the final weeks of the Brexit talks. The courts will now determine whether his decision to shut down parliament was legal or not. Henry Mance discusses what all this means for British democra ...…
 
Updates on parallel declines of UK and US capitalisms; denials of their systemic problems worsens them. Longer segments on (1) political economy of immigration, and (2) why the basic problem of Central and South America is 2-3 centuries of capitalism producing and reproducing extreme inequality, staggering poverty, and corrupt government elites ...…
 
Updates on parallel declines of UK and US capitalisms; denials of their systemic problems worsens them. Longer segments on (1) political economy of immigration, and (2) why the basic problem of Central and South America is 2-3 centuries of capitalism producing and reproducing extreme inequality, staggering poverty, and corrupt government elites ...…
 
The author of “The Testaments” and “The Handmaid’s tale” debates whether her novels are speculative fiction and how women's rights have evolved since she began writing in the early 1960s. Anne McElvoy asks Margaret Atwood whether she benefitted from a “Trump bump”, if #MeToo is an invincible weapon and what makes a “bad” feminist? Also, does sh ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2019-09-12 Thursday Headlines for September 12, 2019 Will U.S. & Iran Resume Talks After John "Bomb Iran" Bolton Is Ousted as National Security Adviser? Noura Erakat: Netanyahu's Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel's Apartheid Policy Another Flint? Newark, NJ, Faces Public Health Crisis over Lead Contamination ...…
 
The city of Newark is facing a growing crisis as thousands of residents remain without safe tap water due to a lead contamination. Newark high school teacher Yvette Jordan and Natural Resources Defense Council official Erik Olson join us for Part 2 of a discussion about the city’s response to the crisis and the community’s ongoing fight for env ...…
 
The tech giant finds itself enmeshed in a broad battle between China and America. But Huawei’s boss has an idea that might extricate it: selling off its 5G crown jewels. The battle isn’t only in technology; the documentary “American Factory” examines what happens when a Chinese company comes to Ohio. And, the surprising ease of shutting down an ...…
 
The tech giant finds itself enmeshed in a broad battle between China and America. But Huawei’s boss has an idea that might extricate it: selling off its 5G crown jewels. The battle isn’t only in technology; the documentary “American Factory” examines what happens when a Chinese company comes to Ohio. And, the surprising ease of shutting down an ...…
 
In the last few weeks, we've seen two examples of seeming corporate self-regulation. One is Walmart's decision to end all handgun ammunition sales, and the other is the four largest automakers going around the Trump administration's less stringent fuel emission standards to cut a private deal with California that is closer to Obama era-emission ...…
 
It's finals season. There's the AFL, the NRL and netball's grand final is this weekend. All these games have financial consequences for the codes, clubs and host cities - but how much?By ABC Radio National.
 
Purdue Pharma and its controlling Sackler family members strike a preliminary deal with several US states and local governments to resolve legal claims stemming from the opioid crisis, the FT reports that the Pentagon is compiling a list of companies with ties to the Chinese military and the UK government releases the controversial “Operation Y ...…
 
It began as a post-war dream for a more collaborative and egalitarian workplace. It has evolved into a nightmare of noise and discomfort. Can the open office be saved, or should we all just be working from home?
 
Scott Horton joins me to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and respond to the rah-rah "they hate us because we're great" view of why the attacks occurred. Show notes for Ep. 1490 - https://tomwoods.com/1490
 
Don’t miss my upcoming appearances:The Las Vegas Trading Conference, Oct. 4-5The Dallas Money Show October 13-14and the New Orleans Investment Conference, Nov. 1-4Millions of Americans were Affected by the Terrorist Attack on 9/11Today is the 18- year anniversary of the tragic events that surrounded the terrorist attack on the World Trade Cente ...…
 
A California bill that would reclassify many independent contract workers as employees is on track to becoming law. It would affect hundreds of thousands of people in the gig economy — not just those who deliver food and give rides, but also nail salon workers, truck drivers and more. Today, we talk with some of those independent contractors ab ...…
 
Bonds issued by Chinese governments more than a century ago could come back to haunt the People's Republic of China.By NPR.
 
Doom-and-gloom headlines are nothing new. As a rule, they’re generally best ignored. Like headlines warning of a coming credit crisis... Today I explain why we’re not even close to another 2008-level market crash… and why national debt fears are overblown. Then, in-house junior analyst Daniel Creech takes us through the process of putting toget ...…
 
Flying taxis could soon become commonplace in cities if operators can overcome strict regulations on their use. Journalist Rebecca Fannin explores the future of technology giants in China. And, how can the sound of sand reveal its source? Kenn Cukier hosts extra music by Chris Zabriskie “Divider” (CC by 4.0 UK) For information regarding your da ...…
 
When Stan Lee, the legendary head of Marvel Comics for decades and the co-creator of iconic comic-book titles such as The Fantastic Four, The X-Men, and Spider-Man, died last November, he wasn't quite done producing content. His final work, A Trick of Light, was released earlier this year as an audio book and the print and e-book versions come ...…
 
It emerged last weekend that RTÉ sought a €55 million annual funding boost from the State, which it never got. Staff at the broadcaster have been warned that the organisation cannot continue as it is without a significant increase in state funding. That's unlikely to materialise in the upcoming budget. So, what now? Does the solution lie in a d ...…
 
The layout of the commission has largely changed this year. A key part being that there are now three executive Vice Presidents, driving three main economic issues. Frans Timmermans, responsible for the implementation of the Green Deal; Margrethe Vestager, responsible for the digital age and competition policy and Valdis Dombrovskis, responsibl ...…
 
Thursday's decision by the European Central Bank will precede a sweep of other central bank meetings including the Federal Reserve next week. Jeremy Hawkins breaks down the details of possible policy outcomes amid easing expectations for the extent of new ECB stimulus.
 
Pippa discusses these issues with consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.By Lunch with Pippa Hudson.
 
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