FT Alphachat

Cardiff Garcia sits down with Nicholas Wapshott, author of Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, to
discuss which economist’s ideas are ascendant in the post-crisis cycle, and why both will matter during the Trump administration. Visit FT.com/Alphachat for show notes and links.

 

Cuban dissident and independent journalist Miriam Leiva speaks with Cardiff Garcia about the death of Fidel Castro, the reaction of Cubans, and her hopes for the economic and diplomatic relationship between Cuba and the US.

 

In the second edition of Alphachat’s movie review, Izabella Kaminska leads a panel in discussing the economic and financial themes buried in Charlie Chaplin’s most iconic films: The Gold Rush, City Lights and Modern Times, and the parallels between the economic landscape then and now.

 

The US Alphaville team breaks down the potential macroeconomic and financial-market effects of a Trump presidency, with special guest Aswath Damodaran, professor of finance at New York University.

 

Cardiff Garcia visits co-host Shannon Bond on maternity leave to dig into the real and intangible costs of child rearing, with an assist from some recent data. Then, Catherine Rampell stops by the studio to explain the new economics of marriage.

 

Researchers Colin Camerer and Cary Frydman recently uncovered new facts about the psychological and neuroscientific processes that influence our financial decision making habits. They join host Cardiff Garcia to discuss further.

 

Researchers Colin Camerer and Cary Frydman recently uncovered new facts about the psychological and neuroscientific processes that influence our financial decision making habits. They join host Cardiff Garcia to discuss further.

 

Alan Greenspan’s reputation over five decades in public life has gone through wilder swings than the value of technology stocks or Las Vegas real estate during his tenure as Federal Reserve chairman. Author Sebastian Mallaby has produced the definitive account of Mr Greenspan’s life, career, and the context in which he operated in a new book, The Man Who Knew. He joins FT Alphaville’s Matt Klein to discuss.

 

Alan Greenspan’s reputation over five decades in public life has gone through wilder swings than the value of technology stocks or Las Vegas real estate during his tenure as Federal Reserve chairman. Author Sebastian Mallaby has produced the definitive account of Mr Greenspan’s life, career, and the context in which he operated in a new book, The Man Who Knew. He joins FT Alphaville’s Matt Klein to discuss.

 

Buried deep in this week’s US election news was a fresh analysis of the candidates’ tax plans from the Tax Policy Center. Cardiff Garcia is joined by the FT’s Mary Childs and Alex Scaggs to discuss the inverse impacts of the two economic proposals. The three also discuss what triggered the flash crash of the pound. Visit FT.com/Alphachat for show notes and links.