154 episodes

Harvard Business School professors discuss and debate current events that sit at the crossroads of business and culture. Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, and Felix Oberholzer-Gee engage in a spirited discussion on a range of topics torn from the headlines — from Facebook, to free trade, to the #MeToo movement. Informed by their unique expertise as professors at one of the world’s leading business schools, their takes are always surprising, unconventional, and insightful.

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    • 4.9 • 100 Ratings

Harvard Business School professors discuss and debate current events that sit at the crossroads of business and culture. Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, and Felix Oberholzer-Gee engage in a spirited discussion on a range of topics torn from the headlines — from Facebook, to free trade, to the #MeToo movement. Informed by their unique expertise as professors at one of the world’s leading business schools, their takes are always surprising, unconventional, and insightful.

    A Mega-Recommendations Episode for the Summer

    A Mega-Recommendations Episode for the Summer

    Youngme joins Felix and Mihir to offer recommendations for the summer on things to read and watch, places to visit, food to eat, and lots more!

    • 55 min
    Are we witnessing a sharp decrease in income inequality? And: Why is Mihir watching inventory levels?

    Are we witnessing a sharp decrease in income inequality? And: Why is Mihir watching inventory levels?

    In this episode, Felix and Mihir discuss stories they will follow this summer. These include the fate of neobanks, credit conditions in the United States, a major advance in AI, as well as changes in income inequality. Plus, Mihir makes a major prediction how founders will spend their time now that the stock market has imploded.

    Our predictions: https://www.lapecorabianca.com/ and https://www.airalo.com/

    • 31 min
    How to fix commuting and the legacy of Sheryl Sandberg

    How to fix commuting and the legacy of Sheryl Sandberg

    Felix, Mihir and Sarah discuss how to fix commuting and the legacy of Sheryl Sandberg. 

    • 37 min
    Index investing and the future of airline mergers

    Index investing and the future of airline mergers

    In the latest episode, Felix and Mihir discuss the potential dark side of the rise of index investing and who should end up owning Spirit Airlines, JetBlue or Frontier.

    • 35 min
    A Super-Sized Edition

    A Super-Sized Edition

    In this super-sized episode, Felix and Mihir are rejoined by their friend Youngme to discuss everything from Magical Thinking to Elon Musk. 

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    • 56 min
    Time to Panic?

    Time to Panic?

    Felix and Mihir discuss the turmoil in financial markets and how best to respond as an investor or a corporate executive. Is it time to panic? What is the longer-term outlook for the economy? Will the Federal Reserve be able to tame inflation without causing a recession? They also discuss the fate of Upstart, an AI-supported lending platform. The former Wall Street darling lost much of its value, seemingly overnight. Can Upstart recover? Are we really better off with more consumer credit?

    • 34 min

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100 Ratings

100 Ratings

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My Weekly Indulgence

Diverse, current, engaging and fun. Great banter between the hosts discussing interesting business issues of the day.

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One of my favorite podcasts!

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