Alex Thier 18 December 2017

Effectiveness is essential to ensure the functioning of a state. Alex Thier explains why understanding a particular environment is important to ensure the adequate policies are implemented. This video was recorded at the International Growth Centre in July 2017.

Sanjeev Gupta 13 December 2017

An effective state ensures that certain public services are provided. In this video, Sanjeev Gupta discusses lessons learned from assisting fragile states in implementing tax systems. This video was recorded at the International Growth Centre in October 2017.

Minouche Shafik 11 December 2017

Firms operating in fragile states face unique conditions. In this video, Minouche Shafik explains why the private sector is vital for the recovery of fragile states. This video was recorded at the International Growth Centre in October 2017.

Daniel Müller, Fabian Herweg 08 December 2017

The EU allows quantity discounts but forbids discriminatory discounts. Daniel Müller and Fabian Herweg explain how consumers benefit from this law. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society's annual conference held in Manchester in Spring 2015.

Christopher Pissarides 06 December 2017

Communicating economic ideas is becoming more complicated. Christopher Pissarides advises to communicate research through books and articles using simple language. This video was recorded at the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in September 2017.

Jonathan Haskel 04 November 2017

Modern companies seem to make three times more revenues with half the tangible assets. In this video, Jonathan Haskel discusses what the move to knowledge investment means. This video was recorded at Imperial College Business School, in November 2017.

Bengt Holmström 29 November 2017

Does the money market need to be more transparent? In this video, Bengt Holström argues that more transparency isn't the solution to more efficient markets. This video was recorded at the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in September 2017.

Arna Olafsson 27 November 2017

What is the effect of the Icelandic economy's collapse on mothers and unborn children? In this video, Arna Olafsson discusses the effects of stress on pregnancies. This video was recorded at the European Economic Association congress in August 2015.

Jean Tirole 24 November 2017

Market and state failures lead to inefficiencies. In this video, Jean Tirole discusses how corporate social responsibility can help achieve the common good. This video was recorded at the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in September 2017.

Joseph Stiglitz 20 November 2017

Finding the right balance between the role of the state and the market is key for susccesful development. In this video, Joseph Stiglitz explains why they should complement each other. This video was recorded at the UNU-WIDER 30th anniversary conference in Helsinki in September 2015.

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