Tag Archive: Economist


Aired 08/28/11

ROBERT JOHNSON serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and Director of the Project on Global Finance at the Roosevelt Institute. He recently served on the United Nations Commission of Experts o…

Q&A: Johnson, Eskow, Dellinger

Aired 08/14/11

I’ve invited three people to begin a conversation with me about what’s broken at the intersection of our society, our politics, and our economy, how it got broken, and how we can fix it.

ROB JOHNSON served as chief economist of the US …

Q&A: ESTHER DUFLO, Professor of Economics at MIT

Aired 04/24/11

ESTHER DUFLO, a Professor of Economics at MIT, has received numerous honors including a John Bates Clark Medal for the best American economist under 40 in 2010, a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship in 2009. She was recognized as one of the b…


Aired 01/16/11

PARAG KHANNA is a Senior Research Fellow in the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. In 2008, he was named one of Esquire’s “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” a Young Global Leader of the World Economi…

Q&A: RAGHURAM RAJAN, Author/Economist

Aired 07/18/10

RAGHURAM RAJAN former chief economist at the IMF author, FAULT LINES: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy Rajan predicted trouble in 2005 and sees income inequality as a root cause.

Q&A: SIMON JOHNSON-Author/Economist

Aired 04/18/10

SIMON JOHNSON, former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, is currently Professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washin…

Q&A: JOSEPH STIGLITZ – Nobel Peace Prize (Economics) & Author – Free Fall

Aired 03/07/10

JOSEPH STIGLITZ became a full professor at Yale in 1970 at the age of 27, and in 1979 was awarded the John Bates Clark Award, as the economist under 40 who had made the most significant contribution to the field. He has taught at Prince…


Aired 03/31/09

JANE D’ARISTA writes and lectures on economics and finance and is a Research Associate at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She served as a staff economist for the Banking and Commerce…