Jacques Attali is one of France’s leading intellectuals and an expert on issues ranging from classical economics to classical music. He told Max Tholl what we can learn from “Game of Thrones” and why Germany’s economic success is an example to study but not to follow.
French economist Thomas Piketty has put inequality back on the map and is being hailed as the Karl Marx of the 21st century. He talked to Max Tholl and Florian Guckelsberger about a globalization gone wrong, a Eurozone parliament and our obsession with economic growth.
Europe is experiencing one of its biggest crises ever. As former chief economic adviser to Manuel Barroso, Philippe Legrain was right at the heart of it. He told Christoph Hosang why the policy response to the eurozone crisis has been catastrophic and what kind of alternative approach is needed.