WOMEN IN ECONOMICS
How to get more women into economics
A selection of economists discuss why there aren’t more women in the field of economics, and what can be done to make economics a more inclusive space. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
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Can economics help fight climate change?23:55Beatrice Weder di Mauro shares her work on carbon taxation and inflation, how central banks are measuring climate risk, and the role of monetary policy when it comes to fighting the climate crisis. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
The interplay between women’s rights and economic development18:11Michèle Tertilt shares her work on family economics and how it can be used to answer questions like does money in the hands of women lead to more economic growth? Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
Do managers matter?15:52Antoinette Schoar shares her work on the impact of managerial styles on firms’ overall success and some of the key differences she’s examined between American and European entrepreneurs. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
Why is it so hard to tax big tech?15:23Rachel Griffith talks corporate tax, why it’s so hard to tax big technology companies in a global world, and what could be done to change that. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
A masterclass in economics18:57Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé gives us a masterclass in economics and answers an array of questions ranging from liquidity traps, raising inflation rates, currency pegs, and more. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
How the Asian market responded to the pandemic11:43Economist Tao Wong shares how China and other Asian economies have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic through monetary policy and the lessons learned from previous crises. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
Why do we make economic predictions?16:30Lucrezia Reichlin, a pioneer of big data, shares her work on measuring macroeconomic indicators and how these datasets can act as a way to gauge the pulse of the economy. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
How does culture affect our decisions?15:04Paola Sapienza explores the link between trust and cultural backgrounds as they relate to our economic decision making, particularly in financial behavior. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.