Luigi Zingales

University of Chicago

Guest/Host

Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and the David G. Booth Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago; co-author of Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets to Create Wealth and Spread Opportunity and author of A Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity

Luigi Zingales on KCRW

The stop-gap fiscal cliff leaves nobody happy, Republicans open the 113th Congress with a fight, Google is not evil, and Al Gore cashes in.

One Fiscal Cliff Down, Boehner, and Al Gore's Big Payday

The stop-gap fiscal cliff leaves nobody happy, Republicans open the 113th Congress with a fight, Google is not evil, and Al Gore cashes in.

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Michelle Obama humanizes. Bill Clinton extemporizes. President Obama rhapsodizes. Then along come those August job figures.  Incumbency has its pluses...and its minuses.

The Democrats Have Their Say

Michelle Obama humanizes. Bill Clinton extemporizes. President Obama rhapsodizes. Then along come those August job figures.  Incumbency has its pluses...and its minuses.

from Left, Right & Center

The so-called G-8 became the G-20 this weekend as thirteen emerging powers sat next to the industrialized nations to talk about  fixing the global economy .

The G-20 and the Man Who Wasn't There

The so-called G-8 became the G-20 this weekend as thirteen emerging powers sat next to the industrialized nations to talk about fixing the global economy .

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