Nobel Perspectives Podcast

The Nobel Perspectives podcast delivers insights on the topics, people and places that are shaping the financial environment. Hear from Nobel Laureates in Economics who share their views on everything from climate change, behavior economics, the tech revolution or economic borders.

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Why do some economies grow faster than others?

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode Nobel Laureates Robert Solow, Christopher Sims, Michael Spence and Christopher Pissarides discusses how future and tech are reshaping the growth landscape across the globe.

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The importance of lifelong learning

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode we hear Nobel Laureate Christopher Pissarides discuss the previously misleading framework of unemployment, what shaped and inspired him to pursue a career researching the labour market and why human capital is one of the most important assets for people.

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Can economics help fight climate change?

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode Nobel Laureates Michael Spence, Eric Maskin, Bengt Holmstrom and Richard Thaler discusses the human impact on the environment, political denial and how we should approach the topic of the century and how to approach it on a global scale.

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"Where all in it together…"

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode Nobel Laureate Michael Spence discuss how fear, disrespect or not caring enough are shaping the economic landscape and the importance of friendships among countries and criticize around the world.

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"Being nice is good for the bottom line"

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart discuss his work around contract theory, how people can influence the world and why business owners view on Corporate Social have changes.

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How can short-term thinking affect economies?

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode Nobel Laureate Finn Kydland, discusses how economies with the right mentality and strategic approach, can foresee the future and have an impact on long-term growth.

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Why debt is so influential for economic growth

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode we hear Nobel Laureate Bengt Holmstöm discuss financial crisis's, why the movie "Big Short" is highly misleading and why money markets doesn't require people to ask questions.

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Can people be nudged into better behaviour?

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Nobel Perspectives: In this episode Nobel Laureates Daniel Kahneman and Richard Thaler discusses the importance of psychology to the economic discipline and why people's decision are more important than we think.

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