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.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 5: Kathryn Ibata-Arens on Technonationalism - September 23, 2019

EconVue interviews Kathryn Ibata-Arens, Vincent de Paul Professor of Political Science & Director of the Global Asian Studies Program at DePaul University.  Her new book has just been published by Stanford Press: Beyond Technonationalism, Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 4: Venezuela: Lawyers, Guns & Money with Nikolai Tagarov - August 19, 2019

EconVue Editor-in-Chief Lyric Hughes Hale interviews Nikolai Tagarov, advisor to the European Commission, about the recent travails in Venezuela. They discuss how the drop in oil prices has been replaced by income from drug trafficking, and how this has led to immigration flows that threaten not just the southern border of the United States, but all of Central America. Tagarov explains how Venezuela became one of the greatest failures in economic history and a contributor to human misery.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 3: Dali Yang on China - July 12, 2019

You won't want to miss Prof. Yang's expert analysis of the US-China relationship, and what the future might hold for both sides of this persistent conflict.