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Our podcasts are theme specific presentations addressed by our network of experts and partners. You can browse the podcasts and download or listen to the ones of interest. We also invite you to subscribe to Policy Center for the New South’s Itunes Podcast station in order to stay informed of the latest briefs.  



Inégalité de revenus, politique budgétaire et stabilité macroéconomique

Romain Rancière | Wed, 24 May 2017

Ce podcast est présenté par M. Romain Rancière. La formulation de la politique budgétaire est influencée par le contexte macroéconomique auquel un pays est confronté. M. Rancière apporte des explications à ces mécanismes en abordant la problématique des inégalités de revenus et de la stabilité macroéconomique. Il expose également sa vision des perspectives économiques de la France au lendemain de l’élection d’Emmanuel Macron à la Présidence de la République française.

L’Amérique déclenchera t-elle une guerre commerciale mondiale ?

Uri Dadush | Tue, 02 May 2017

Ce podcast est présenté par M. Uri Dadush. Alors que la résurgence des politiques protectionnistes semble rendre une aggravation sensible des frictions commerciales inévitable, M. Daduch tente de définir la vision du monde du Président Trump, les moyens d’action dont il dispose, ainsi que les facteurs qui peuvent modérer la politique protectionniste de son administration.

Housing Policies in Africa and Brazil: The role of PPPs for low-income housing

Marcus Vinicius de Freitas | Thu, 27 April 2017

This podcast is performed by Mr. Marcus Vinicius de Freitas. The purpose of this Podcast is to discuss how to deal with decreasing government funds for public housing through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), to address the challenges of public housing needs, and how governmental programs may at times crowd out private interest in public housing, through PPPs.

The Mist of Central Bank Balance Sheets

Otaviano Canuto | Mon, 24 April 2017

This podcast is performed by Mr. Otaviano Canuto. Central banks of large advanced and many emerging market economies have recently gone through a period of extraordinary expansion of balance sheets and are all now possibly facing a transition to less abnormal times. However, the fact that one group is comprised by global reserve issuers and the other by bystanders receiving impacts of the former’s policies carries substantively different implications. Furthermore, using Brazil and the U.S. as examples, Mr. Canuto illustrates how the relationships between central bank and public sector balance sheets have acquired higher levels of complexity, risks and opacity.

Input output and Computable General Equilibrium models

Eduardo Amaral Haddad | Mon, 24 April 2017

This podcast is presented by Pr. Eduardo Amaral Haddad. Specialist in regional economics, the professor deliver his thoughts about the relevance of developing a spatial tool in morocco, in order to be able to assess and perform impact analysis over inter regional integration within the country. Based on a leading experience in Brazil, M. Eduardo emphasized the role of such tool to assist policy makers in their decision at a regional level, given the fact that morocco is heading towards a more decentralized governance system, where regions are at the heart of the new governance model.