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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

All 28 episodes from oldest to newest

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

1min

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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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