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BBC Business Daily: Episodes

A special programme marking five years since the collapse of Lehman brothers, the event which marked the defining moment of the credit crunch.
We hear from the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group awards how global cities like Bogota, San Francisco and 2020 Olympics host Tokyo are making themselves more environmentally friendly and Rohit Aggarwala tells us why it works, plus our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway continues her series on the office ...
Bollywood and Nollywood make more movies than Hollywood yet Tinseltown outspends them everytime. But that's changing. Two top directors of world cinema talk money and the movies.
Does discriminating in favour of the disadvantaged actually put them at a greater disadvantage? Business Daily reports from Brazil on the effort to bring a more representative racial mix to the nation's universities. And we're also in the US - where the first affirmative action programmes were introduced ...
We discover how computer companies are looking to the ways of the Wild West to tackle hacking. And Lucy Kellaway on how to be certain your emails will be read.
Do innovation and individualism have a place in big corporations, or are they, as someone once said, "as welcome as large meteors were to dinosaurs"? Bob Collymore, CEO of Kenya's Sararicom, venture capitalist, Simon Cook, and Warwick Business School's assistant professor of strategy, Ronald Klingiebel, ...
How can growth in the world's largest economy be a threat to world growth? Plus we'll be discovering how the toy giant Lego rebuilt itself.
Will financial matters play second fiddle to foreign policy as the group of 20 leading economies meets in St Petersburg?
As the US tries to rally support for missile strikes on Syria, we find out about the impact of international economic measures meant to bring President Assad into line.
Rory Cellan-Jones looks at the problem of patent trolls; companies that buy up patents and use them to sue others. It's great business for some - the 'trolls' insist that their business is respectable. But many disagree.
Why domestic issues will dominate the German election in three weeks time rather than the big international challenges the country faces.
Has Africa's hi-tech revolution been over-hyped? Or is it on track to boost economies? Lesley Curwen is joined by ‘Bosun Tjani of the technology space CCHub Nigeria.
Robin Miller of Dalberg, who has reported on the impact of the internet in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal, plus Arthur Goldstuck, ...
Are emerging markets, after enjoying 20 years of spectacular growth, now coming to the end of their years of boomtime?
We look at how markets are reacting to western intervention in Syria. And in the Indiana rust-belt we talk to the mayor of one city who is tempting people back by selling off its rundown homes at a dollar a piece
We look at the surprisingly fascinating business of creating a tax system from scratch. The director of the UK's Office for Tax Simplification, John Whiting, tells us that complexity may be the price of fairness. Kryticous Nshindano from Actionaid in Zambia explains why there's no one-size-fits-all tax ...
Why are emerging economies suddenly submerging economies, and what needs to be done about it? Also what the wild excess of the British East India Company can teach us about today's financial crises, and Lucy Kellaway on why there's no apparent link between making money and talking sense
An ethically minded Business Daily today, we're examining that troublesome hole in the global economic fabric, the gap between doing good and cashing in; Is Social Enterprise the answer?
Ned Breslin's Social enterprise, Water for People, trains people with the skills to maintain water and sanitation ...
Patent protection or patent trolling? Rory Cellan-Jones investigates the problem of companies that buy up patents then use them to sue. He speaks to lawyers Michael Smith and Sam Baxter who make their living from patent cases and to Alan Schoenbaum, the attorney for storage firm Rackspace, a company ...
QE: The Great Unwind
Is the era of cheap money coming to an end? Central banks are preparing for the withdrawal of stimulus measures such as Quantitative Easing, which was meant to boost ailing economies. Yet the mere prospect of this happening has thrown emerging markets into turmoil. No one really ...
Will new rules governing football finance force clubs to be more financially prudent? Ed Butler speaks to Ed Thompson from the Financial Fair Play website and Professor Stefan Szymanski about the pros and cons of the new rules which aim to bring a level playing field to the world of football finance. ...
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