FT Alphachatterbox

Financial Times

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Alphachatterbox is the Financial Times’s long-form conversational podcast. In each episode, host Cardiff Garcia delves deeply into new themes with a different guest from the realms of economics, finance, business, technology, media and more.
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1:08:03 | Feb 17th, 2016

Writers Emily Parker and Clay Shirky join host Cardiff Garcia to discuss how accelerating technological development in China both complements and often clashes with issues of state control, censorship, and information flows. They tell the stories of ...Show More

1:12:41 | Jun 6th, 2016

Maria Konnikova, a writer and author of "The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It... Every Time" talks to host Cardiff Garcia about her work and the challenge of judging the quality of social-science research. The two also discuss big data, open-plan ...Show More
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52:36 | May 22nd, 2016

In the second half of the extended interview, former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker discusses his appointment as president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank of New York, his famous tenure as Fed chair in the 1980s, and some of his thoughts ...Show More

50:24 | May 22nd, 2016

The former chairman of the Federal Reserve talks to host Cardiff Garcia about the years prior to his inflation-fighting days of the 1980s, including his economics education, early career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and US treasury, and hi...Show More

1:11:10 | May 9th, 2016

In a comprehensive overview of US economic history, UC Berkeley professor Brad DeLong explains how the Hamiltonian economic principles of pragmatism and experimentation have repeatedly worked, which is also the subject of the book he co-authored with...Show More
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