Programmes

I present The Documentary, BBC World Service, spring 2019.


I host an Intelligence Squared podcast where I interview Bruno Macaes, former Europe Minister for Portugal, about his new book, 28 December 2018 (audio, 40:00).


I present a short video on "US-China trade wars and Brexit: weighing up the real impact," Lloyds Bank for Business, 11 December 2018 (video, 5:24).


I present an explainer on 'competition' for Hay Levels based on my Great Economists book, 29 November 2018 (video, 3:56).


I present 'Is the China-Africa love affair over?' The Inquiry, BBC World Service, 1 November 2018 (audio, 23:00; clip on 'Strange Zambian taxes to pay debt,' 2:14).


I give a quick take on the WTO, trade and the new economy in 2030, 4 October 2018 (video, 2:08).


I contribute to State Capitalism, the New Age of Capitalism series, BBC Radio 4, 19 September 2018 (audio, 13:43).


I host a conversation with Jesse Norman MP on our books: Economists that shaped history, Intelligence Squared podcast, 7 September 2018 (audio, 39:31).


I contribute to The Underrated Economists on NPR's Planet Money - where I discuss two of the unsung economists from my Great Economists book. My book is one of their beach reads, 22 August 2018 (audio, 9:46).


I discuss my Great Economists book from the Edinburgh Book Festival, Monocle 24 radio, 17 August 2018 (audio, 11:39-17:11). Write-up in Monocle.


I present 'Can we control 3D printing?' The Inquiry, BBC World Service, 9 & 13 August 2018 (audio, 23:00).


I discuss the Bank of England raising interest rates and the new normal rate, BBC 2 Newsnight, 2 August 2018 (video, 1:08).


I discuss the Diamond Water Paradox and how it was explained by Great Economists, NPR Planet Money, 25 July 2018 (audio, 9:30).


I discuss two of the Great Economists in my book: Smith vs Keynes, NPR Planet Money, 27 June 2018 (audio, 9:57).


I appear on BBC Radio 4 Any Questions, 22 June 2018 (audio, 48:00).


I was Guest of the Day, BBC 2 Daily Politics, 21 June 2018 (full programme is availalbe for a month, 59:01; video clip on trade wars, 5:30).


I discuss my Great Economists book on CBS radio Better Off/Jill on Money podcast (audio, 41:20).


I talk about my book, What would the Great Economists do?, your online coffee break podcast, 19 June 2018 (audio, 15:37).


I discuss a range of economic issues from inequality to the American Dream, drawn from my Great Economists book, TRIGGERnometry podcast, 18 June 2018 (video, 57:30).


I contribute to a discussion about the liberal world order, BBC One The Big Questions, 10 June 2018 (video, 58:29). 


I discuss how the great economists of the past would fix today's economy, WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show, 7 June 2018 (audio, 10:26).


I discuss my new book about what the Great Economists would do to solve today's biggest economic problems, CNBC, 6 June 2018 (video, 4:25).


I talk about my Great Economists book and how their ideas can help us today, M&G TV, 5 June 2018 (video, 18:21).


I speak about my Great Economists book, Money Life Show, 1 June 2018 (audio, 13:47).


I speak about my China's Growth book, Leeds University Student TV, 10 May 2018 (video, 6:54).


I talk about my new book in a BBC History magazine podcast: Economists who changed the world, History Extra, 23 April 2018 (audio, 28:28).


My take on the history of trade wars, ABC Radio National, 20 April 2018 (audio, 28:53).


I talk about my new book - How the ideas of the great economists can help us today, IG TV, 12 April 2018 (video, 13:22).


I chair The Great Economists Debate, London Business School, 11 April 2018 (video, 53:15).


My take on The Great Economists, Prospect magazine, 11 April 2018 (podcast, audio, 40:22).


My take on a global trade war, TRT World, 9 April 2018 (video, 26:10).


My take on a trade war, Monocle 24 radio, 7 April 2018 (audio, 29:32).


My take on US-China tariffs, BBC World Service, 7 April 2018 (audio, 23:00).


My take on a brewing US-China trade war, France24, 4 April 2018 (video, 6:58).


My take on US trade policies, BBC Radio 4 The Long View, 3 April 2018 (audio, 28:00).


I present "When China meets Kenya," The Documentary, BBC World Service, 18 & 21 March 2018 (audio, 52:59).


I discuss my new book, The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today, on Start the Week, BBC Radio 4, 12 March 2018 (audio, 43:00).


I gave the 2018 Free Thinking Lecture: Globalisation for the One and the Many, BBC Radio 3, 9 March 2018 (audio, 1:02:59).


My take on the first year of President Trump's presidency, TRT World, 16 January 2018 (video, 26:13).


My take on the FTSE 100 reaching record high, BBC Radio 4 PM programme, 29 December 2017 (audio, 00:33).


My take on 2017 business in review, Monocle 24, 26 December 2017 (audio, 33:00).


I was Guest of the Day on Daily Politics, BBC Two, 23 November 2017 (video, 59:15; available for 29 days) & a clip giving my take on the Budget (video, 1:21).


My TEDx talk on "The End of Poverty," TEDxTottenham, 22 November 2017 (video, 12:18).


My "essay" on the Bank of England's interest rate decision, BBC Radio 4 PM Programme, 30 October 2017 (audio, 25:33-28:25, available for 1 month).


My take on Could another referendum help the UK economy? BBC Two Daily Politics, 17 October 2017 (video, 12:19).


My take on China's debt mountain, BBC World Service, 7 October 2017 (audio, 23:00).


My take on the impact of Brexit on the British economy, BBC Two Daily Politics, 12 September 2017 (video, 8:16).


I chair a panel at London Business School on What to expect from Brexit, 23 August 2017 (video, 1:22:48)


I chair a panel on "Back to Brexit: What happens next?London Business School Review podcast, 24 July 2017 (audio, 1:19:46).


My take on Hong Kong's economy 20 years after the handover from Britain to China, Sky News, 29 June 2017 (video, 5:38).


I give a webinar on "What to make of Brexit," London Business School, 15 June 2017 (video, 53:09).


I contribute to The Big Questions: "Will globalisation make the world a better place?," BBC One, 21 May 2017 (video, 59:00; available on iPlayer for 1 month).


I present The Inquiry on "How did Venezuela go from so rich to so poor?" BBC World Service, 11, 14-15 May 2017 (audio, 23:00).


My take on the Chinese economy, 7 April 2017 (video, 1:02).


My 10 minute Teddy Talk on "Ending poverty?" & "Introduction" to the St Edmund Hall Research Expo 2017, University of Oxford podcasts, 3 April 2017 (videos: 11:30, 2:30).


My 3 minute Big Idea: trade policy matters, 8 March 2017 (video, 3:03).


I present The Inquiry on "What would 'no deal' mean for Brexit Britain?" BBC World Service, 31 January & 4 February 2017 (audio, 23:00).


My take on British PM Theresa May's major speech on Brexit, Sky News, 17 January 2017 (video, 6:38). My comments on the impact on Sterling were written up in the Metro



My take on 2016 Year in Review, TRT World, 27 December 2016 (video, Part I Trump, Brexit, Aleppo 31:26, Part II Iraq, terrorism, celebrities 22:18). 


My talk on China's financial risk was the most watched video of 2016, Citywire, 20 December 2016 (video, 3:38).


My take on the Autumn Statement, Brexit and uncertainty in economic forecasts (video, 00:52; full Autumn Statement segment, video, 17:18), on mobile phones use in Parliament (video, 2:53); as Guest of the Day (video, 1 hour programme is available for 29 days); BBC2 Daily Politics, 24 November 2016.


My take on U.S. President-elect Trump's trade policies' impact on American jobs (video, 4:48) & how best to address the inequities of globalisation (video, 4:58), France24, 22 November 2016.


My take on the future of U.S., China, and global trade, BBC News, 17 November 2016 (video, 1:30).


My take on the U.S. presidential election, TRT World, 14 November 2016 (videos: Part I 16:31, Part II Impact on the world 9:22).


My take on the state of the Chinese economy, TRT World, 25 October 2016 (video, 13:43).


My take on Brexit, Sky News, 20 October 2016 (video, 9:20).


My take on Sterling, the UK economy and Brexit, BBC Radio 4 Today programme, covered in the Sunday Express, 8 October 2016 (audio, 1:14).



My take on why the U.S. election has global implications, The Global Election, Monocle24, 7 October 2016 (audio, 24:00).


My speech on "How to tackle global inequality" at the Oxfam and Centre for Policy Studies fringe event alongside the Oxfam CEO & UK Development Minister at the Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham, UK, 3 October 2016 (video, 1:09:49).


I present The Inquiry on 'Who wins in a cashless economy?', BBC World Service, 20 & 25 September 2016 (audio, 23:00). 



My interview with Harvard economist Ken Rogoff on the case for a cashless economy on BBC World Service The Essential, 21 September 2016 (audio, 6:00).


My take on Brexit, Trump and monetary policy, WorldFirst blog, 15 August 2016 (video, 3:44). 


My take on Europe and the world, Dahrendorf Forum, Berlin, Germany, 22 June 2016 (video, 1:52).


I present The Inquiry on 'Are we really about to end world poverty?', BBC World Service, 14 & 19 June 2016 (audio, 23:00). My interview with Helen Clark, head of UNDP and contender for the next United Nations Secretary General, BBC World Service The Essential, 15 June 2016 (audio, 6:00).


I chair a plenary session at Chatham House's annual London Conference on "Will geo-economics trump geo-politics in the Asia Pacific?" with diplomats from Singapore, Britain, and the United States, London, UK, 16 June 2016 (video, 1:00:56).


I chair a Leading Minds panel on The 100 Year Life at London Business School, London, UK, 1 June 2016 (video, 1:20:55).


I am pleased to serve as judge of the inaugural list of top 100 leading minority ethnic executives in the US and UK for UPstanding100, Financial Times, 26 May 2016. 


My take on China's latest stimulus and debt, Citywire & video (3:45), 12 May 2016.


I present The Inquiry on 'Why are wages so low?' BBC World Service, 8 & 13 March 2016 (audio, 23:00). 


I contribute to the paper review on BBC One Marr Show ahead of the UK 2016 Budget, 13 March 2016 (video, 12:37; entire programme with the Chancellor and Shadow Chancellor is also available for 30 days on BBC iPlayer, video, 59:04).


I present a documentary on the 2016 U.S. elections: Linda for Congress, 1-8 February 2016. For details, see Media (Programmes). BBC World Service The Documentary (audio, 27:00)      



BBC Current Affairs Stump it Up (a clip of my stump speech, 1:14)     


Part One: The Look (video, 6:14)
Part Two: Getting the Message Right (video, 4:18)
Part Three: The Campaign Team (video, 6:42)
Part Four: The Voters (video, 2:57)
BBC News YouTube US Elections: How to be a Candidate

I contribute to BBC Radio 4 Today programme on "What next for Apple and Google?" 27 January 2016 (audio, 12:46).


I present The Inquiry on "How much inequality is too much?" BBC World Service, 5 & 10 January 2016 (audio, 23:00).


I present The Inquiry on "Should governments drop money out of helicopters?" BBC World Service, 8 & 13 December 2015 (audio, 23:00).


My podcast on my latest book in the St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, podcast series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MCR postgraduates, 3 December 2015 (video, 23:06).


I contribute to BBC Two Daily Politics discussion on the government's tax credit policy, 20 October 2015 (video, 10:00).


I contribute to BBC Two Daily Politics discussion on the end of the steel industry in Scotland?, 20 October 2015 (video, 7:00).


My take on the global impact of a slowdown in China's economy, BBC One O'Clock News, 19 October 2015 (video, 0:22).


My take on the global economic outlook, Ambrosetti Forum, The European House, Italy, 5 September 2015 (video, 2:59).


I interview Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former British ambassador to the UN and Envoy to Iraq, on "What if the world had no borders?" LBS, London, UK, 28 August 2015 (video, 46:21).


I contribute to Business Daily on BBC World Service on what the yuan devaluation says about China, 17 August 2015 (audio, 4:23).


An interview that I gave to China Business Network on how to reform the Chinese stock market, 1 August 2015 (video, 3:31).


I contribute to The Inquiry on BBC World Service on what the Chinese stock market crash tells us, 21 July 2015 (extract: The Essential, audio, 5:30).


I chair The Rise of Private Enterprises in China, Chatham House podcast, 16 July 2015 (audio, 25:45).


I speak on my book, China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower, at the 50th anniversary of the Middle Common Room (MCR) of postgraduates at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford (video, 23:06).


I present Analysis on "Making Invisibles Visible" (or "Why the economy may be in better shape than we think"), BBC Radio 4, 15 & 21 June 2015 (audio, 27:58).


An interview that I gave to SRF Swiss TV at the Swiss Economic Forum, 5 June 2015 (video, 5:31).

At the World Economic Forum East Asia Summit, I present a special Talking Business on the last mile for ASEAN, Jakarta, Indonesia, 20 April 2015 (video, 1:08:09). 


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on the end of poverty, 27 March 2015.

A lovely write-up that puts me in the company of one of my favourite TV hosts, Charlie Rose, Philippine Daily Enquirer, 21 March 2015. Found here, in the 2nd section.


I present Six Routes to a Richer World: China, BBC World Service & Marketplace in the U.S., 14 & 20 March 2015.


At the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, I present a special Talking Business on the Diversity Dividend, 21-24 January 2015.


I present In the Balance on BBC World Service on the role of women in business and the economy, 17-18 January 2015.


I present In the Balance on BBC World Service on the global impact of Chinese deflation, 13-14 December 2014.


"Designed in China" season on BBC World TV in October 2014. I present special editions of Talking Business from China's Silicon Valley & China's Hollywood as well as Business Daily on 17 Oct 2014 on Huawei and 31 October 2014 on Chinese cinema. Another chance to catch my Working Lives that tells the story of Singapore on 22 August 2014 at 22:30 GMT, 23 August 2014 at 11:30 GMT, 24 August 2014 at 17:30 GMT, 22:30 GMT & only in North America on 25 August 2014 at 2:30 GMT on BBC World TV.


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on merger mania: M&A activity is at the highest since the global crisis, 19 August 2014.


I front the Next Billionaires special season on the BBC, including presenting Business Daily on BBC World Service, 13 June 2014 & Next Billionaires special programme, 16 August 2014 at 4:30 GMT, 17:30 GMT, 22:30 GMT, 17 August 2014 at 10:30 GMT & only in North America on 18 August 2014 at 2:30 GMT & 22 August 2014 at 2:30 GMT on BBC World TV. 


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on Indonesia's economic challenges ahead of presidential elections, 4 July 2014. 



My Q&A on Indonesia's economy, BBC News, 2 July 2014. 



I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on re-building the Philippines, 26 May 2014.  



I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on the business of football, 2 April 2014. 



I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on Turkey and the first meeting under new Fed Chair Janet Yellen, 18 March 2014.


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on China's shadow banks, 6 March 2014. 



I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on London as an international financial centre, 26 February 2014.


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on if women should run the world economy, 11 February 2014.


At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, I host a special Talking Business with Linda Yueh on 'Gender-driven growth' with Carlos Ghosn, Nissan-Renault CEO; Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women; Sheryl Sandberg, COO and Board Member, Facebook on 25 January 2014.


I present business on BBC Radio 4 "Today" on 25 January 2014 from Davos.
BBC Correspondents Look Ahead 2014 on the World Service on 2 January 2014 at 14:00 GMT, Radio 4 on January 3 at 20:00 GMT & again on January 4 at 13:10 GMT.


My number of the year on BBC Radio 4 "More or Less" on December 27 at 16:30 GMT & again on December 29 at 20:00 GMT, and on the World Service on December 28 at 11:50 GMT, 22:50 GMT & December 30 at 03:50 GMT.


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on Womenomics, 23 December 2013. 



I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on Abenomics on 16 December 2013.


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service featuring Paul Krugman versus Joseph Stiglitz on growth & inequality, 22 November 2013.


"China's Third Plenum: Implications for the economy," OMFIF briefing with Songzou Xiang, Chief Economist at the Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), 14 November 2013 (podcast).


I co-present Your Money on BBC World Service from Hong Kong with Paul Lewis from Shanghai, China, 9:00-10:00 GMT/17:00-18:00 HK, 13 November 2013.


I present the flagship programme, 'Working Lives,' during the Singapore Direct season from 21 October to 1 November 2013 on BBC World News and www.bbc.com/singaporedirect. My show airs on Sat Oct 26 at 12:30 SG, Sun Oct 27 at 1:30, 6:30, 18:30.


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service from the APEC Summit in Bali, Indonesia, 7 September 2013. 


I fronted 'The New Global Middle Class' series on BBC Global News: BBC World News and BBC World Service, that launched on June 19th (including with my presenting Business Daily) and wrapped up on August 3rd with a special half-hour programme that I presented from China, also seen on the UK's BBC News Channel. Catch it on air & online at www.bbc.com/newmiddleclass.



I present Business Daily on BBC World Service from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Myanmar (Burma), 7 June 2013.


I discuss my book, China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower, on BBC Radio 3 "Night Waves," 4 June 2013.


I present Business Daily on BBC World Service on 30 May (women in business) & 31 May 2013 (doing business in China).


I share the takeaway from London Business School's panel on financial leadership, 29 May 2013.


My Q&A on China's growth, BBC News, 13 May 2013.


Podcast of my lecture at London School of Economics and Political Science on my latest book, China's Growth, 21 March 2013.



Books that inspired me: LSE Review of Books (inaugural podcast) found here



I gave an interview to Benzinga radio "Attention" on the release of the paperback version of The Economy of China, February 2012. 



China, U.S., Global Imbalances and the 2008 Financial Crisis" given at the Oxford University Reunion Weekend in September 2009 (39.19 in duration).