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Global I.Q. Audiocast recordings including interviews with The Economist journalists and experts on world politics, business, finance, economics, science, technology, culture and the arts.

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Global I.Q. Audiocast recordings including interviews with The Economist journalists and experts on world politics, business, finance, economics, science, technology, culture and the arts.

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WAC: Global I.Q. with The Economist

Latest release on Jun 18, 2012

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Global I.Q. Audiocast recordings including interviews with The Economist journalists and experts on world politics, business, finance, economics, science, technology, culture and the arts.

Rank #1: Global I.Q. with The Economist - Growing Potential in the Middle East Following Unrest

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Listen as David Butter, Middle East regional director for the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Jim Falk discuss the new challenges and opportunities in the Arab world following unrest.

Aug 12 2011

1hr 4mins

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Rank #2: Global I.Q. Minute with The Economist – Special Report: China

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Will China’s growth continue to outpace other countries or is it headed for a downturn? What impact will China’s policies have on the country and world? Listen to this Global I.Q. with The Economist as Jim Falk discusses these questions and more with The Economist’s China correspondent, James Miles.

Jun 30 2011

58mins

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Rank #3: Special Report: California

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What is California doing to improve its political model and avoid future economic catastrophes and what other looming challenges face this Golden State? These questions and more are addressed in this audiocast of Global I.Q. with The Economist, featuring Andreas Kluth, U.S. West Coast correspondent for the magazine.

Apr 21 2011

1hr 1min

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Rank #4: How to Feed the World

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John Parker, globalization correspondent for The Economist, and Council President Jim Falk take a look at The Economist's special report "Feeding the World."

Feb 22 2011

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Rank #5: Special Report: Turkey

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The Turkish economy outpaces the rest of the world but will domestic tensions threaten its future growth? Turkey’s economy grew an annual 10.3 percent in the second quarter of 2010, matching China’s economy as the fastest growing in the world. However, controversial government policies, media censorship and intensifying conflict with the Kurdistan Workers' Party are causing fissures among the Turkish people. What does the future hold for Turkey?

Nov 08 2010

57mins

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Rank #6: The Road from Ruin

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How are the global financial crisis, unprecedented government intervention and events in Europe affecting American markets and the future of capitalism?
Matthew Bishop of The Economist discusses his latest book, The Road From Ruin, and shares his thoughts on the current economic crisis, the strength of the Euro and other topics.

May 14 2010

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Rank #7: The Iraq Profit Margin: The Countries and Companies That are Making the Deals

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The global financial crisis that crippled most Western nations proved to be less damaging to Asian countries, which are now leading the world into recovery. Last year, China surpassed Germany as the world’s largest exporter, and many experts predict that it is on the path to becoming the world’s second largest economy in 2010. As eastern nations sit poised for growth, join Council President Jim Falk and Economist Intelligence Unit Director for the Americas Nigel Holloway as they explore the rise of Asia and what it means for the West.

Feb 26 2010

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Rank #8: Global I.Q. with The Economist - Deception: The Untold Story of East-West Espionage Today

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Edward Lucas uncovers the real story of Chapman and her colleagues in Britain and America, unveiling their clandestine missions and the spy-hunt that led to their downfall. It reveals unknown triumphs and disasters of Western intelligence in the Cold War, providing the background to the new world of industrial and political espionage.

Jun 18 2012

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Rank #9: Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: Pakistan

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In this installment of the World Affairs Council Global I.Q. with The Economist editor Simon Long discusses his forthcoming special report on Pakistan. As one of Americas’ most duplicitous allies Pakistan presents unique challenges to U.S. foreign policy including economic and military intervention in this crucial part of the world.

Feb 13 2012

53mins

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Rank #10: Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: State Capitalism

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The first Global I.Q. of the year features Adrian Wooldridge, Schumpeter columnist, management editor for The Economist and author of Masters of Management who discusses his special report on State Capitalism.

Jan 20 2012

53mins

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - Deception: The Untold Story of East-West Espionage Today

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Edward Lucas uncovers the real story of Chapman and her colleagues in Britain and America, unveiling their clandestine missions and the spy-hunt that led to their downfall. It reveals unknown triumphs and disasters of Western intelligence in the Cold War, providing the background to the new world of industrial and political espionage.

Jun 18 2012

1hr

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: Pakistan

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In this installment of the World Affairs Council Global I.Q. with The Economist editor Simon Long discusses his forthcoming special report on Pakistan. As one of Americas’ most duplicitous allies Pakistan presents unique challenges to U.S. foreign policy including economic and military intervention in this crucial part of the world.

Feb 13 2012

53mins

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: State Capitalism

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The first Global I.Q. of the year features Adrian Wooldridge, Schumpeter columnist, management editor for The Economist and author of Masters of Management who discusses his special report on State Capitalism.

Jan 20 2012

53mins

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - The World in 2012

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Listen as Council President Jim Falk and Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist, explore The World in 2012 as part of Global I.Q. with The Economist and give an in depth analysis on what to expect in the upcoming year.

Nov 29 2011

1hr 1min

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - International Business Hotspots

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Listen as John Bowler, director of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Country Risk Service, and Jim Falk, president and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, for Global I.Q. with The Economist as they discuss business risks and opportunities around the world.

Sep 16 2011

1hr 2mins

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - Growing Potential in the Middle East Following Unrest

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Listen as David Butter, Middle East regional director for the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Jim Falk discuss the new challenges and opportunities in the Arab world following unrest.

Aug 12 2011

1hr 4mins

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: The News

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How are news organizations adjusting their business models in response to the new digital age? How has the Internet’s rise as a news source affected the business strategies of advertising agencies and media investors?

Jul 15 2011

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Global I.Q. Minute with The Economist – Special Report: China

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Will China’s growth continue to outpace other countries or is it headed for a downturn? What impact will China’s policies have on the country and world? Listen to this Global I.Q. with The Economist as Jim Falk discusses these questions and more with The Economist’s China correspondent, James Miles.

Jun 30 2011

58mins

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Global I.Q. Minute with The Economist – Kimjongilia

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The eyes of the world are on North Korea and its notorious ruler this week as a U.S. delegation visits the isolated country to determine its need for food assistance. In this Global I.Q. Minute, Jim Falk speaks with N.C. Heikin, director of Kimjongilia, a documentary that exposes life in North Korea under the dictatorship of Kim Jong Il as told by concentration camp refugees, defectors and former Korean Army officers. Excerpts of Kimjongilia will air on PBS Newshour on Thursday, May 26. Kimjongilia is part of The Economist Film Project.

May 25 2011

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Global I.Q. with The Economist - Riding the Economic Wave: What’s Ahead for the World Market

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Which countries will emerge as leaders? Has China overtaken the U.S. as the world’s financial superpower? Listen to this audiocast of Global I.Q. with The Economist, featuring Leo Abruzzese, director of Global Forecasting for the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), to get the business intelligence you need to stay ahead of the competition.

May 13 2011

58mins

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Special Report: California

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What is California doing to improve its political model and avoid future economic catastrophes and what other looming challenges face this Golden State? These questions and more are addressed in this audiocast of Global I.Q. with The Economist, featuring Andreas Kluth, U.S. West Coast correspondent for the magazine.

Apr 21 2011

1hr 1min

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The Editor's Report: The Role of the State

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In the wake of the global recession, governments around the world, including the U.S., are under intense pressure to trim their budgets to combat growing deficits. Listen as Micklethwait discusses the role of the state.

Mar 21 2011

1hr 3mins

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How to Feed the World

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John Parker, globalization correspondent for The Economist, and Council President Jim Falk take a look at The Economist's special report "Feeding the World."

Feb 22 2011

1hr 3mins

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Davos 2011: The Power Elite and the Re-making of the Global Economic Structure

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Robert Guest, business editor for The Economist, and Council President Jim Falk take a look at Davos’ global leaders

Jan 21 2011

59mins

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The World in 2011

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Council President Jim Falk and Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist, explore The World in 2011 as part of Global I.Q. with The Economist and give an in depth analysis on what to expect in the upcoming year.

Dec 20 2010

1hr

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Special Report: Turkey

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The Turkish economy outpaces the rest of the world but will domestic tensions threaten its future growth? Turkey’s economy grew an annual 10.3 percent in the second quarter of 2010, matching China’s economy as the fastest growing in the world. However, controversial government policies, media censorship and intensifying conflict with the Kurdistan Workers' Party are causing fissures among the Turkish people. What does the future hold for Turkey?

Nov 08 2010

57mins

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International Business Hotspots - Forecasting Economic Growth around the World

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Despite the global recession, many emerging countries are experiencing unprecedented growth. China, India and Brazil top this list and are attracting foreign investment as their expanding middle classes look for new ways to spend their incomes. Sub-Saharan Africa is another promising prospect as Nigeria’s economy is expected to overtake South Africa’s by 2020.

Oct 29 2010

1hr 4mins

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Latin America at 200

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As many Latin American countries commemorate the 200-year anniversary of their independence, the region has much to celebrate. The majority of the area’s economies have strengthened in recent times, demonstrating resilience during the global recession because of sound macroeconomic policies and increased foreign investment.

Sep 14 2010

1hr 1min

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Fixing Finance: The Global Economic Recovery

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Nearly two years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the World Affairs Council and The Economist will examine key questions about the policies and leaders of the global economic recovery.

Aug 24 2010

54mins

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The World Cup and Africa

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Council President Jim Falk and Jonathan Ledgard, East Africa Correspondent and U.S. Technology Correspondent for The Economist, discuss World Cup and the future of Sub-Saharan and South Africa.

Jun 28 2010

54mins

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