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Could India's army of scientists and engineers provide the fresh original innovation the world needs? Lesley Curwen asks Nirmalya Kumar, a professor at the London Business School whether India is still just processing ideas from elsewhere. Professor Rema Hanna from Harvard University looks at the environmental ...
Europe's leaders must have hoped that they would have a quiet Christmas but there is a growing fear that the sovereign debt crisis will precipitate a banking crisis. But how could that happen when the European Central Bank has promised unlimited support for Europe's banks? The BBC's Business Editor ...
We're asking some provocative questions about Germany - is it calling the economic shots in Europe and does that really make sense for the most endebted countries like Greece or Portugal? And what about France? We know what the French think of David Cameron but are they happy to be led by Angela Merkel ...
We're asking some provocative questions about Germany - is it calling the economic shots in Europe and does that really make sense for the most endebted countries like Greece or Portugal? And what about France? We know what the French think of David Cameron but are they happy to be led by Angela Merkel ...
Young people are now three times more likely to be out of work than older workers. The BBC's Karishma Vaswani reports on how young Indonesians are dealing with extremely high unemployment in Makassar. So what can be done? Justin Rowlatt asks Jose Manuel Salazar from the International Labour Organisation, ...
At last week's eurozone summit the delegates agreed upon a so-called fiscal "compact" rather than a fiscal union. Justin Rowlatt asks Malcolm Sawyer, a professor of Economics at the University of Leeds, what the difference is between a compact and a union and whether it matters. The BBC's Jonah Fisher ...
The bad luck of a generation whose working lives start in a recession. Lesley Curwen talks to Dr. John Goldthorpe of Nuffield College Oxford, who suggests the effects of early joblessness may be long-lasting. While Stephen Waller from Yorkshire talks about his own personal struggle to find work after ...
Why is money moving out of Greece and into strong economies such as Germany? Lesley Curwen speaks to Richard Werner, Professor of International Banking at Southampton University. While historian Norman Davies reflects on whether the eurozone could collapse as other empires have done in the past. Plus ...
Is inflation the only tool that can solve the eurozone's problems? Ken Rogoff the Harvard Economics professor who's built a career fighting inflation talks to Justin Rowlatt. Rob Young has been to Libya where the revolution may be over, but youth unemployment is the new challenge. And Lucy Kellaway ...
Is inflation the only tool that can solve the eurozone's problems? Ken Rogoff the Harvard Economics professor who's built a career fighting inflation talks to Justin Rowlatt. Rob Young has been to Libya where the revolution may be over, but youth unemployment is the new challenge. And Lucy Kellaway ...
Justin Rowlatt and his panel of guests consider whether austerity is curing the world's indebted nations or killing them off. That's In the Balance from the Business Daily team
Why the short term always tends to triumph - we have some radical strategies for long term thinking. Justin Rowlatt speaks to Dan Arielly , a behavioural economist a Duke University in America, who says politicians struggle to tackle long term problems like climate change, because we're so bad at long ...
Why the short term always tends to triumph - we have some radical strategies for long term thinking. Justin Rowlatt speaks to Dan Arielly , a behavioural economist a Duke University in America, who says politicians struggle to tackle long term problems like climate change, because we're so bad at long ...
Is she Madame Non, Frau Nein, Mrs No, or the woman who can pull Europe on to a sensible path and save the world economy? Will Mrs Merkel save your bread and butter? Find out in Business Daily from Berlin with Steve Evans.
Is she Madame Non, Frau Nein, Mrs No, or the woman who can pull Europe on to a sensible path and save the world economy? Will Mrs Merkel save your bread and butter? Find out in Business Daily from Berlin with Steve Evans.
While EU Leaders struggle to save the euro, we examine the legal pitfalls of trying to unscramble cross-border contracts and the potantial financial panic a breakup could trigger. Michael Robinson talks to lawyer Oliver Glynn-Jones, Sony Kapoor, managing Director of the think-tank and consultancy Re-Define ...
Is S&P; right to warn of a downgrade on the day of the eurozone "comprehensive" agreement? Justin Rowlatt interviews Andrew Walker, the BBC's economics correspondent. Plus - can the trade in conflict minerals ever be stopped? We speak to Michael Nest, author of the book Coltan and Aidan Daly, Director ...
Do economic downturns create opportunities for business people with vision? Or do we make things worse by talking about how bad things are?
Andrew Walker speaks to David Kauders, an investment manager in Britain and John Warillow, an investor and entrepreneur in Canada.
And a report on the Zimbabwean ...
It's been ten phenomenal years of growth for the so-called BRIC economies. Since the term was first coined by Jim O Neill of Goldman Sachs in 2001, Brazil, Russia, India and China have emerged as industrial powerhouses. We hear from Jim O Neill about how the decade has transformed the global economic ...
We take a look at Russia, a leading global supplier of oil, gas and metals, and one of the big emerging economies known as the BRIC's. But is it too dependent on those volatile commodity markets? And can it break that dependence when it is, by all accounts, a pretty tough place to do business?
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