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.

from Left, Right & Center

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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Panelists discuss what to expect during the lame duck session, the future direction of both parties amid a split Congress, and what polls got wrong and right during the midterm…

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Mayoral candidates Rick Caruso and Karen Bass defend their plans of quickly moving tens of thousands of unhoused people indoors if elected.

from Greater LA

Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

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Disney’s board of directors has ousted Bob Chapek. Former CEO and Executive Chairman Bob Iger will replace him.

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It could take weeks to get official results of the midterms. KCRW looks at where candidates stand in key California House races, and the battles for LA’s next mayor and sheriff.

from Greater LA

The birth rate is the lowest it’s been in U.S. history. Meanwhile, climate change is a growing reason why Gen Zers and millennials are not having kids.

from Greater LA

The perfume industry is moving away from its commercial French roots to something a little more LA: more diverse, accessible, and artistic.

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Measures ULA and LH both aim to increase LA’s stock of affordable housing in different ways: with new tax funds and a new license to build.

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