As the year draws to a close, Giuseppe Porcaro invites Maria Demertzis, André Sapir and Guntram Wolff to review this eventful year in economic policy and beyond. The guests also talk about a book that has marked them this year and finally, their hopes and wishes for the decade ahead.
Monetary policy after the pandemic, with Janet Yellen
Together for Europe’s recovery and for a better, more sovereign Europe, with Olaf Scholz
The green deal: Europe’s growth strategy, with Frans Timmermans
Zuboff, Shoshana. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power. New York: PublicAffairs, 2019.
Carreyrou, John. Bad blood: Secrets andLiies in a Silicon Valley Startup. New York: Knopf, 2018.
Aral, Sinan. The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our economy, And Our Health–And How We Must Adapt. New York: New York Currency, 2020.
Bratton, Benjamin H. The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty. Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2016.
Insights, debates, and research-based discussions on economic policy in Europe and beyond. The podcast is produced by Bruegel (https://www.bruegel.org/), an independent and non-doctrinal think tank based in Brussels. It seeks to contribute to European and global economic policy-making through open, fact-based, and policy-relevant research, analysis, and debate. A podcast member of EuroPod.