Vox Talks

Sergei Guriev, 18 January 2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has published a report that investigates how work is changing in Europe and Asia's transition economies. Tim Phillips talks to the Bank's chief economist, Sergei Guriev, about who is working, how, and where.

Gene Grossman, 11 January 2019

It blows the minds of economists when voters choose protectionist policies that, they point out, make most of them poorer. Gene Grossman tells Tim Phillips how trade models can explain this, if they incorporate insights from other social sciences.

David Miles, 04 January 2019

If our wealth has been acquired unjustly in the past, does that injustice fade or persist? David Miles of Imperial College tells Tim Phillips how economics can help to answer this question.

Michael König, 28 December 2018

We measure the effectiveness of economists by how many papers they publish, or how many citations they get. But a new measure ranks them by their influence on the work of their colleagues too. Michael König explains to Tim Phillips how this works, and who gets to be number one.

Anil Kashyap , Anne Wetherilt, 21 December 2018

How should banks and their regulators manage cyber risk? A new discussion paper from the CEPR sets out six principles from an economist's point of view. Anil Kashyap of the University of Chicago and Anne Wetherilt of the Bank of England tell Tim Phillips what they are recommending. 

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