Economics & Society Category

April 10, 2019

Has Car Ownership Peaked, and Is Joe Biden Too Physical?

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether we have officially reached “peak car” — meaning can we now expect a steady decline in private car ownership? They then debate whether Joe Biden’s physical displays of affection are appro…

April 5, 2019

Research: When Companies Cozy Up to Politicians, the Economy Suffers

Political connections are bad for competition.

April 3, 2019

Can Mark Zuckerberg Rebuild Trust in Facebook?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced a crucible moment in 2018 after Cambridge Analytica accessed data from 87 million Facebook accounts. Harvard Business School professor Bill George discusses his case, “Facebook Confronts a Crisis of Trust,&#8221…