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Sharan Burrow, on Regaining Trust

February 17, 2017

Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation speaking at IMF, Washington, DC (IMF photo)

Every two years, the IMF and World-Bank invites global labor union leaders to discuss the global economy and the implications for the labor force. In this podcast, Sharan Burrow, head of the world’s largest trade union federation, says collective action is needed to help better distribute the benefits of growth, if institutions are to regain trust from working people.


Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation

Barry Eichengreen: Asia’s Ascent and the Global Monetary System

February 08, 2017

Barry Eichengreen, speaking about Asia in the global economy at 2016 IMF World-Bank Annual Meetings (IMF photo).

With Asia’s recent growth comes a growing responsibility within the global economy. In this podcast, Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, breaks down the weight of that responsibility and how Asia can rise to fulfill it.


Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Mining for Revenues: Alexandra Readhead on Transfer Pricing

January 31, 2017

Open pit gold mine, Tanzania. New report says mineral-rich African countries losing millions in potential tax revenue from mining industry (photo: Karl Schoemaker-Work At Play).

While many African countries have enjoyed significant revenues from the mining industry in recent years, a new study published by the Natural Resource Governance Institute suggests tax revenues from mining could be much higher if transfer pricing rules were enforced. In this podcast, we speak with the report’s author Alexandra Readhead.


Alexandra Readhead, independent consultant and author of Preventing Tax Base Erosion in Africa

The Cost of Corruption for the Young

January 18, 2017

Sergejus Muravjovas speaking about impact of corruption on youth at 2016 IMF World-Bank Annual meetings (IMF photo).

Corruption, in its many forms, affects people from every walk of life, in every country. While it does not discriminate based on age, young people are affected by corruption in ways that can follow them throughout their careers. In this podcast, anti-corruption leader Sergejus Muravjovas, talks about the ways in which youth are fighting back.


Sergejus Muravjovas, Executive Director at Transparency International Lithuania and founder of TransparencySchool.org

Thomas Friedman on Warp Speed Digital Globalization

January 11, 2017

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman presenting new book to economists and development professionals at IMF (IMF photo).

New York Times columnist and best-selling author Thomas Friedman, says our lives are being transformed in so many realms at once- it’s dizzying. In this podcast, Friedman talks about his new book, Thank You for Being Late, An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations.


Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and best-selling author.


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