Economist Radio
Economist Radio
Oct 13, 2020
Money Talks: The prize is right
Play • 25 min

This year’s Nobel prize rewards two economists who reimagined an ancient form of transaction—the auction. Host Rachana Shanbhogue asks one of the winners, Paul Milgrom, how he put his cutting-edge theory into practice. Plus, the $100bn bet that has not paid off: why SoftBank’s Vision Fund failed to supercharge tech start-ups. And, how are investors hedging against the risk of post-election volatility in America?


Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:

www.economist.com/podcastoffer

 

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

More episodes
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu