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.

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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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