In the second season of “Beyond Unprecedented: The Post-Pandemic Economy,” co-hosts Eric Talley, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and co-director of the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership, and Millstein Center research fellow Kate Waldock ’23 are joined by experts to examine the pandemic’s lingering economic effects on workers, investors, and corporations. Brought to you by Columbia Law School and the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership and produced by the Office of Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs at Columbia Law School. Also from Columbia Law: Listen to the limited series “Defending the Planet.”
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
In the venture capital industry, overwhelmingly white male investors provide funding to white male entrepreneurs. In Season 2 episode 4, Professor Eric Talley and Research Fellow Kate Waldock ’23 are joined by Columbia Law School professor Talia Gillis and co-founder of Act One Ventures Alejandro Guerrero to discuss how to build racial and gender equity into venture capital deals.
The Rise—and Results—of Shareholder Activism
Shareholder activists are trying to force corporations to act on climate change and diversity. In S2 Ep3 Anne E. Robinson ’94 of Vanguard joins co-hosts Professor Eric Talley and Millstein Center Research Fellow Kate Waldock to discuss when and how institutional investors are willing to join proxy battles.
Meme Stock Mania
Individual investors flooded into the market during the pandemic—with wild results. In S2 Ep2 Professor Josh Mitts joins co-hosts Professor Eric Talley and Millstein Center Research Fellow Kate Waldock to talk about the pandemic phenomenon of meme trading and what it means for market regulation.
You Can’t Hire Me, I Quit
Do Americans want to go back to work? And on what terms? In S2 Ep1 of "Beyond Unprecedented: The Post-Pandemic Economy," Professor Kate Andrias joins co-hosts Professor Eric Talley and Millstein Center Research Fellow Kate Waldock to discuss the Great Resignation and the future of work.
Reintroducing Beyond Unprecedented
A new season of “Beyond Unprecedented: The Post-Pandemic Economy” examines law, business, and capital markets in a world changed by COVID-19. The hosts kick off the season with NPR’s Stacey Vanek Smith to discuss what constitutes the new normal in the current economy. Brought to you by Columbia Law School and the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership.
Introducing Defending the Planet
Can lawyers save the planet? In Columbia Law’s new limited-series podcast, Defending the Planet, Professor Michael B. Gerrard and leading experts go beyond the headlines and political ping-ponging to discuss combating the climate crisis using one of the most important and effective tools at our disposal: the law. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.