Itumeleng Makgetla 17 March 2017

Youth unemployment in South Africa is around 44%. In this video, Itumeleng Makgetla discusses the outcome of policies incentivising firms to hire more young workers. This video was recorded at the UNU-WIDER Conference in Pretoria in December 2016.

Elias Masilea 15 March 2017

South Africa has had a growth programme that hasn't generated jobs. In this video, Elias Masilea discusses the importance of higher-quality jobs to change the balance of labor supply and demand. This video was recorded at the UNU-WIDER Conference in Pretoria in December 2016.

Janet Currie 13 March 2017

Has inequality in mortality been going up or down? In this video, Janet Currie discusses why this inequality has been decreasing. This video was recorded at the American Economic Association in Chicago in January 2017.

Emílio Tostão 10 March 2017

Mozambique has been one of the fastest growing economies in the region. In this video, Emílio Tostão discusses how Mozambique can tie its energy market to agriculture. This video was recorded at the UNU-WIDER Conference in Pretoria in December 2016.

David McLean 08 March 2017

Anomalies can help predict stock returns. In this video, David McLean discusses the role of mispricing when dealing with anomalies. This video was recorded at the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis in December 2016.

James Heckman 06 March 2017

Intergenerational mobility in the US is relatively low. In this video, James Heckman presents a study promoting social mobility of both parents and children. This video was recorded at the American Economic Association in Chicago in January 2017.

Andrei Kirilenko 03 March 2017

Most high-frequency traders are not regulated, despite their huge trading volumes. In this video, Andrei Kirilenko underlines the importance of latency transparency. This video was recorded at the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis in December 2016.

Olivier Blanchard 27 February 2017

Why is it that demand growth is not stronger? In this video, Olivier Blanchard discusses his research on long-run forecasts and unexpected decreases in consumption. This video was recorded at the American Economic Association in Chicago in January 2017.

Mathijs van Dijk 24 February 2017

The stocks of small companies tend to have higher returns than stocks of small companies. In this video, Mathijs van Dijk discusses his research on the size effect.This video was recorded at the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis in December 2016.

Ioana Marinescu 20 February 2017

Different degrees have different pays and job opportunities. Ioana Marinescu presents her research on community college students and on helping them make informed decisions about their majors. This video was recorded at the American Economic Association in Chicago in January 2017.

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