14 episodes

Why do we need diversity in research? Because it makes better science. UBS and the Centre for Economic Policy Research, CEPR, bring you Women in Economics, a podcast series that shines a light on the economists who are making waves in a male-dominated world. Hear about the new perspectives their research offers and learn more about the importance of economics in our everyday lives.
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WOMEN IN ECONOMICS UBS & CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research)

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Why do we need diversity in research? Because it makes better science. UBS and the Centre for Economic Policy Research, CEPR, bring you Women in Economics, a podcast series that shines a light on the economists who are making waves in a male-dominated world. Hear about the new perspectives their research offers and learn more about the importance of economics in our everyday lives.
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    How to get more women into economics

    How to get more women into economics

    A selection of economists discuss why there aren’t more women in the field of economics, and what can be done to make economics a more inclusive space. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
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    • 13 min
    How does culture affect our decisions?

    How does culture affect our decisions?

    Paola Sapienza explores the link between trust and cultural backgrounds as they relate to our economic decision making, particularly in financial behavior. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
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    • 15 min
    Why financial literacy matters

    Why financial literacy matters

    Antoinette Schoar shares her work and research on the responsibility of regulatory institutions, the importance of financial literacy, and the inclusivity of financial tools. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
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    • 19 min
    How can we address gender inequality?

    How can we address gender inequality?

    Marianne Bertrand shares the results of some of her work done on implicit biases, particularly within the labor market, and tactical ways to address the inequality they can cause. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
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    • 15 min
    How can we break poverty traps?

    How can we break poverty traps?

    Esther Duflo shares her research based on randomized controlled trials, and how she is fighting to alleviate global poverty one experiment at a time. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.
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    • 14 min
    Policy responses to COVID-19

    Policy responses to COVID-19

    Paul Donovan, chief economist at UBS, sits down with economists Lucrezia Reichlin and Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé to discuss some of the issues around the pandemic and the monetary and fiscal policy changes that were implemented to address them. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.


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    • 21 min

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