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30/30 Vision

The Group of Thirty presents 30/30 Vision – a podcast taking a 3D-perspective on the global economic outlook, financial risks, and opportunities, and more. G30 Members and colleagues – including top economists, central bankers, and financial sector leaders – answer the hard economic questions facing us today. Hosted by Stuart Mackintosh, Executive Director of the Group of Thirty and produced by Maria Cueto Velez.

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Episode 10: Raghuram Rajan on the Future of India
Today's guest, G30 member Raghuram Rajan, is a Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the Booth School. He served as the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between 2013 and 2016. From 2003 to 2006, Dr. Rajan held the positions of Chief Economist and Director of Research at the IMF. In January 2003, the American Finance Association awarded him the inaugural Fischer Black Prize for the best finance researcher under the age of 40. Last year, he co-chaired The Group of Thirty’s report on Central Banking and Monetary Policy. Most recently, Professor Rajan has been focusing on the economic future of India, co-authoring his latest book Breaking the Mold: India’s Untraveled Path to Prosperity with Dr. Rohit Lamba.[00:00] - Introduction [2:40] - Elections in India[5:30] - The Need for a Course Change in India's Economic Approach [9:00] - Job Creation and Education Investments: Can India Do It Before It Grows Old?[20:00] - Leveraging Human Capital: India's Path to Becoming a Services Superpower Join us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter/X: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
35:38 6/14/24
Episode 9: Laura Tyson on the Economic Impacts of AI
Today’s guest, Laura Tyson, is a Distinguished Professor at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, Chair of the Blum Center for Developing Economies Board of Trustees, and co-chair of California Governor Gavin Newsom’s Council of Economic Advisors. She served as Interim Dean of Berkeley Haas from July to December 2018. Dr. Tyson has held various government positions, including as a member of the US Department of State Foreign Affairs Policy Board, a member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, and the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. During the Clinton Administration, she served as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers and Director of the National Economic Council. She has also been involved in multiple corporate boards and co-authored "Leave No One Behind," a report for the UN’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment. [00:00] - Introduction[2:10] - Perspectives on the AI Boom[9:50] - Job Exposure to AI[18:30] - Impacts of AI on Services[24:45] - Market Power Concentration[32:30] - The Limitations of AI in Human-Centered Jobs[36:45] - The Dangers of AI Hallucination[39:00] - Regulating AI[50:00] - AI Going Forward: What Should We Be Thinking About? Join us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter/X: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
54:46 4/26/24
Episode 8: Kevin Warsh on the Global Economic Outlook
Today's guest, Kevin Warsh, is the Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Warsh is known for his extensive research in economics and finance, highlighted by an independent report to the Bank of England that was adopted by Parliament.  He served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2011, representing the Federal Reserve in the G-20 and Asian economies. [00:00] - Introduction[1:30] - U.S. Economic Outlook[9:00] - Current Economic Trends in Europe[16:25] - Chinese Economic Downturn[21:20] - Re-Examining International Norms[29:00] - The Banking System One Year After the March 2023 Banking Crisis[36:30] - Opportunities for the Global EconomyJoin us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)X (Formerly Twitter): Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
40:00 2/26/24
Episode 7: Simon Thompson on Green Finance
Today's guest, Simon Thompson, is Chief Executive of the Chartered Banker Institute, the largest professional body for bankers in the United Kingdom, with 36,000 members and students in more than 100 countries. Simon is the author of Green & Sustainable Finance: Principles and Practice. He chairs the UK’s Sustainable Finance Education Charter on behalf of the Department for Net Zero and Energy Security and is a Board member of the UK’s Financial Services Skills Commission. Simon is a former Vice President of the European Bank Training Network.[00:00] - Introduction[04:50] - Finance in the Green Transition[07:55] - Chartered Banker Institute in Green Finance Education[13:25] - Obstacles for Green Projects[18:00] - Green Finance Incentives[25:00] - Generational Shifts on Climate Change[30:00] - Future PerspectivesJoin us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)X (Formerly Twitter): Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
35:30 1/16/24
Episode 6: Paul Krugman on Globalization and Industrial Policy
Today's guest, Paul Krugman, is a Distinguished Professor of Economics and a Distinguished Scholar at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In 2008, he was the sole recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on international trade theory. In addition to books and professional articles, Dr. Krugman is well-known as an op-ed columnist and blogger for The New York Times.[00:00] - Introduction[02:20] - Trade & Globalization[05:15] - Hyper-Globalization and Backlash[09:55] - US Industrial Policy[13:15] - Employment Impacts[17:30] - Regulatory Incentives vs. Disincentives[19:50] - Policy SustainabilityJoin us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
24:47 9/29/23
Episode 5: Jason Furman on the U.S. Economy, Inflation Targets, and China
Today's guest, Jason Furman, is the Aetna Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy jointly at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and the Department of Economics at Harvard University. From August 2013 to January 2017, he served as the 28th Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama. Furman is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and Project Syndicate and the editor of two books on economic policy.[00:00] - Introduction[01:45] - U.S. Economic Outlook[06:05] - Shifting Inflation Forecasts[09:35] - Consumer Confidence[12:50] - Inflation Targets[18:55] - Bidenomics and Industrial Strategy[22:15] - China's Economy and U.S. ImpactsJoin us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
27:18 8/31/23
Episode 4: Daron Acemoglu on Innovation and Inequality
Today's guest, Daron Acemoglu, is an Institute Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of six books, including the recently released Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity (with Simon Johnson). His research covers a wide range of areas within economics, including political economy, economic development and growth, human capital theory, growth theory, innovation, search theory, network economics and learning. [00:00] - Introduction[01:25] - Power and Progress  [04:10] - Innovation & Technology  [07:05] - Progress versus Inequality [12:00] - The Role for Policy in Technology [20:40] - Antitrust, Regulation, and Consumer Protection[25:45] - Innovation in Green Industrialization [29:50] - The Future of Work Join us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
35:52 6/28/23
Episode 3: Domingo Cavallo on the Argentinian Economy
Today's guest, Domingo Cavallo, served as Minister of Economy in Argentina from 1991 to 1996 and again in 2001 – ushering the country though several challenging periods. He is currently a Partner at Global Source Partners and Chairman and CEO of DFC Associates.[00:00] - Introduction[02:15] - Root causes of Argentinian economic crises[07:00] - Argentinian economic policy - then vs. now[10:19] - Role of IFIs[14:40] - Election and economic outlook[18:25] - Success for the new governmentJoin us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
28:18 5/25/23
Episode 2: Gail Kelly on Leadership, Work Culture, and Diversity
Today's guest, Gail Kelly, is currently a Senior Global Advisor at UBS Group AG. Prior to this role, Gail served as the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of two banks in Australia – St. George Bank from 2002 to 2007 and Westpac from 2008 to 2015.  In 2008, these two banks came together under Gail’s leadership in what was the largest in-market merger in Australian financial services.[00:00] - Introduction[02:50] - Leading with Courage[06:40] - Making Hard Decisions[10:10] - Establishing Firm Culture[17:00] - Diversity: Strengths and Changing the Culture[24:10] - Challenges Facing Leaders TodayJoin us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
36:39 4/28/23
Episode 1: Mark Carney on Inflation, Systemic Risk, and Climate Change
Today's guest, Mark Carney, is currently Chair of Brookfield Asset Management and Head of Transition Investing. He was appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance in December 2019. From 2013 to March 2020, he served as the Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Policy Committee and the Board of the Prudential Regulation Committee.[00:00] - Introduction [01:13] - What is the Group of Thirty?[05:11] - Inflation[10:58] - Central Banks - To Blame or Not to Blame[17:00] - Systemic Risks to the Financial System[24:10] - Climate Change ChallengesJoin us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions. Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
32:24 3/15/23
Welcome to 30/30 Vision
Join us monthly, with host Stuart Mackintosh, to keep up on the world's most pressing economic and financial issues.The views expressed in each podcast episode are those of the featured guest only and do not represent the views of the Group of Thirty, its members, or their respective institutions.  Podcast website: 30/30 VisionGroup of Thirty Website: Group of 30: Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc. (group30.org)Twitter: Group of Thirty (@GroupofThirty) / Twitter
01:28 2/28/23