The Sound of Economics
The podcast by Bruegel.
Quantitative tightening in the euro area
Why has the ECB decided to implement this policy?
Assessing Europe’s strategy on critical raw materials
What role do critical raw materials play in the EU’s industrial policy?
The Belt and Road Initiative 2.0 is all about security
How the Belt and Road Initiative has transformed into a geopolitical tool for China.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank
A timely conversation on the Silicon Valley Bank crisis.
Why do patriarchal systems survive?
In this podcast episode, we explore how the patriarchy intersects with economy, society and polity.
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Future of Work
War in Ukraine
08 December 2022
The charm of central bank digital currencies in a polarised world
How will CBDCs impact the international financial system?
30 November 2022
Democracy does not die with a bang but a whimper
A timely discussion on the retreat of democracy and its root causes.
23 November 2022
Reflections on COP27
A special episode of the Sound of Economics Live where we explore the key takeaways from COP27.
22 November 2022
Is the EU fiscal rules reform going in the right direction?
Reviewing the European Commission’s proposal for reforming the Stability and Growth Pact.
16 November 2022
Lessons from China’s semiconductor technology push
China’s semiconductors push already has lessons for the rest of the world.
09 November 2022
Changing labour markets, changing social protection
How can Europe and the United States adapt social protection system to meet the vastly developing labour market?
02 November 2022
The dominance of the platform economy
How are digital platforms overtaking the state and how can we regain control?
26 October 2022
Is the world economy headed for recession?
A macroeconomic outlook for the global economy.
18 October 2022
Decoding China’s 20th Party Congress
What does this meeting entail?
12 October 2022
China's rise in the Western Balkans
Mapping China’s strategic interests in the Western Balkans.
05 October 2022
Inequality across the atlantic
A conversation about inequality developments in the European Union and United States in light of the changing nature of jobs
05 October 2022
What should the European Political Community look like?
Discussion of a European Political Community ahead of the summit in Prague on 6 October.
28 September 2022
Learning from the European Central Bank's policy mistakes
While mistakes unduly constrained rate hikes, gradual tightening is the right approach along with a new instrument to address energy bottlenecks.
21 September 2022
Will Ukraine’s refugees return?
Will many that have fled Ukraine return, or will families eventually be reunited abroad?
14 September 2022
Assessing the State of the Union 2022
In this episode, we look at the State of the Union address delivered by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission.
14 September 2022
Can China get its economy back on track?
An insight of China’s economy in the first half of 2022 and what to expect next.