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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

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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

1hr 3mins

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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

1hr

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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

59mins

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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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