Hale Report Podcast Episode 15: On Innovation with Dan Breznitz May 26, 2021

Welcome to the Hale Report. This podcast is the second in our 3-part series on "Technology, Innovation & Competition" the new New Economy. My guest is Dan Breznitz, who spoke with me from Toronto, and the topic is innovation. Dan is professor of Innovation Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is also Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 14: Sheila Warren May 26th, 2021

Episode 14 focuses on the implications of blockchain with Sheila Warren, head of Data, Blockchain, and Digital Assets at the World Economic Forum. Sheila's background as a Wall Street lawyer has served her well in Silicon Valley; she approaches the subject of cryptocurrencies and blockchain with clarity and objectivity.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 13: Paul Sheard April 15, 2021

Our guest is the eminent economist Paul Sheard, Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Mossavar-Rahmani Center, an expert in both monetary policy and the Japanese economy. Dr Sheard explains how innovations originally conceived at the Bank of Japan decades ago including quantitative easing have been used to combat recent financial crises. He recommends structural changes that could ostensibly affect the independence of central banks, since in practice a merger of fiscal and monetary policy has already begun in earnest.

Engine of Inequality

Hale Report Podcast Episode 12: Inequality and Fed with Karen Petrou March 4, 2021

My guest today is Karen Petrou, co-founder of Federal Financial Analytics in Washington, DC, and our subject is inequality. Miss Petrou is widely thought of as one of the brightest minds in Washington. Her research focuses on economic policy, especially in regard to banking regulation. If you don't know her work yet, I promise you you will after the upcoming publication of her new book, "Engine of Inequality: The Fed and the Future of Wealth in America."

Hale Report Podcast Episode 11: US-China Relations with William Overholt - January 18th, 2021

Lyric Hughes Hale, Editor-in-Chief of EconVue, is joined by Dr. William Overholt, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Business, to discuss US-China relations in the new Biden Administration.

For a copy of the full transcript, please click here.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 10: The Knowns and Unknowns of the COVID Economy with Robert J Gordon - December 2, 2020

Welcome to the Hale Report and the latest episode of our podcast series. Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Professor Robert J Gordon, the Stanley G. Harris Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. His chosen topic: The Knowns and Unknowns of the Covid Economy. He is an authority on a topic that presents one of the greatest economic puzzles of our time: productivity.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 9: A Green Recovery for Investors? Webinar with David Maywald - July 8th, 2020

Sustainable investment focused on a "Green Recovery" is being widely discussed as we envision the post-Covid world. What are the promises and pitfalls of ESG for investors?

On Wednesday, July 8th at 4 pm CDT, in advance of the ministerial-level Clean Energy Transitions Summit in Paris, EconVue hosted a webinar with economist David Maywald, a leading specialist in the field of ESG and infrastructure investment based in Sydney. He was joined by EconVue colleagues with expertise in these subjects, including Marsha Vande Berg and Robert Madsen. 

Hale Report Podcast Episode 8: An Interview with Ezra Vogel & Noriyuki Shikata - March 13, 2020

Welcome to the Hale Report at EconVue’s studio in Chicago. Today is Friday, March 13th 2020 and we will be having a conversation with two renowned experts in their fields. Ezra Vogel is professor emeritus at Harvard University, a scholar of both Japan and China, and Noriyuki Shikata is a career diplomat who has served at the Japanese Embassy in Beijing. He is conducting research at Harvard this year, so both of our guests are joining us from Cambridge. Mr Shikata has also studied under Professor Vogel, so they have known each other for quite some time.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 7: Interview with Michele Wucker - December 8th, 2019

Today's podcast guest is a fellow Chicagoan, best-selling author Michele Wucker. Her thought-provoking book, the Gray Rhino, was published in 2016 and has been quoted by President Xi Jinping of China.  Michele’s key insight is that even when we see the future charging at us, we often fail to act.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 6: The Coming Customer Revolution in Health Care with David W. Johnson - October 11, 2019

Our guest is a longtime friend and expert contributor to EconVue, David W. Johnson. He is CEO of 4sight Health and author of a new book, The Customer Revolution in Healthcare just published by McGraw Hill. He discusses how aligning economic incentives with patient needs will deliver better outcomes at lower costs with superior customer service. The market will be won by disruptive, bottom-up, and customer-centric, tech-saavy competitors who will deliver kinder, smarter, and cheaper health care.