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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 31, 2017

While many African countries have enjoyed significant revenues from the mining industry in recent years, a new study published by the Natural Resource Governance Institute suggests tax revenues from mining could be much higher if transfer pricing rules were enforced. In this podcast, we speak with the report’s author Alexandra Readhead.

Contributors:

Alexandra Readhead, author of Preventing Tax Base Erosion in Africa

Jan 18, 2017

Corruption, in its many forms, affects people from every walk of life, in every country. While it does not discriminate based on age, young people are affected by corruption in ways that can follow them throughout their careers. In this podcast, anti-corruption leader Sergejus Muravjovas, talks about the ways in which youth are fighting back.

Contributors:

Sergejus Muravjovas, Executive Director at Transparency International
Lithuania and founder of TransparencySchool.org

Jan 11, 2017

New York Times columnist and best-selling author Thomas Friedman, says our lives are being transformed in so many realms at once- it’s dizzying. In this podcast, Friedman talks about his new book, Thank You for Being Late, An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations.

Contributors:

Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and best-selling author.

Jan 5, 2017

Julie Delahanty has done extensive work on the disenfranchisement of women due to the lack of equal opportunity. Delahanty is the Executive Director of Oxfam Canada, and joined a panel discussion during the IMF conference on Reducing the Gender Gap. In this podcast, Delahanty says vulnerable women are the most negatively affected by rising inequality.

Contributors:

Julie Delahanty, Executive Director of Oxfam Canada

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