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Growth is Not Enough

Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country’s wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for a true measure of prosperity and progress.

Kate Raworth is a renegade economist teaching at Oxford University, and is focused on the rewriting of economics to make it a fit tool for addressing the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges. 

#video #growth #business model #strategy #government #economics

Value Chain Innovation in Developing Economies

Hau Lee explains how value chain innovations can help entrepreneurs in developing economies grow their businesses, and what multinational corporations can learn from them. He is Thoma professor of operations, information and technology at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

#video #global #innovation #economics #business model #entrepreneur

Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality

Leading development economist Angus Deaton explores the patterns behind the health and wealth of nations in our hugely unequal world, and addresses what needs to be done to help those left behind.

#video #Health Care #economics #government #business model #strategy

Christine Lagarde’s Advice To Women

IMF chief Christine Lagarde on economic empowerment, gender roles in leadership and insights for young career women.

#video #women #leadership #economics
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M-Commerce Driving Socio-Economic Development

Elaine Weidman, Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, speaks about the power m-commerce has to eliminate barriers and drive socio-economic development. In countries like Uganda mobile phone technology has transformed the way people live and is the driving force for economic development in the world.

#video #mobile phones #africa #global #economics

Developing Delta State’s Key Non-Oil Sectors 

Delta Beyond Oil where we take you inside Delta States non-oil sector. This state is one of six states that make up Nigeria’s Niger Delta region, where about 2 million barrels of crude oil are produced every day. But as global trends shift, diversifying its economy away from oil has become more critical for the growth of this state.

#video #africa #oil #economics #global
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Anat Admati: The Bankers’ New Clothes

Anat Admati exposes the flaws in the banking system that could trigger another financial collapse, and lays out a plan to fix it in her new book “The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It.”

Admati is the George G.C. Parker professor of finance and economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She co-wrote the book with Martin Hellwig, an economics professor in Bonn, Germany.

#video #Banking #economics #business model #finance
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The Future of Europe: The Academics’ Perspective

Finance leaders from around the world discuss the critical issues affecting global financial systems and envision solutions to some of the financial markets’ most pressing problems. Panelists include Myron Scholes, Nobel laureate, 1997, Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Stanford University Graduate School of Business; Robert Hall, Robert and Carole McNeil Joint Hoover Senior Fellow and Professor of Economics, Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. 

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Keeping The Euro Viable

Peter Fisher, senior managing director and head of fixed income at BlackRock, gives his advice on how European politicians should handle the euro crisis. Mr. Fisher previously served as undersecretary for domestic finance at the US Department of Treasury.

#video #finance #europe #economics #politics
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