The New Bazaar


An economy for everyone

Season 1, Ep. 42

Martin Sandbu is European Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, where he also writes Free Lunch, a weekly newsletter about global economic policy. And he’s the author of The Economics of Belonging: A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All, which has just been released in paperback. 

Martin joins Cardiff to discuss: 

– How the failures of the social market economy threaten political stability and undermine openness to the rest of the world 

– The pervasive economic effects of the loss of manufacturing jobs 

– How policymakers failed

– Why it’s necessary to be honest about the jobs of the future

– Ideas for how policymakers can improve their management of the economy 

– Why the world is experiencing high inflation, and the case for patience

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