clip on the future of work

My 2 minute take on the Future of Work based on the ideas of the Great Economists in my book.

CLIP on recessions and uncertainty

My take on how to avoid a recession during peak uncertainty and what businesses should do to prepare.

great economists excerpts

Great Economists Audiobook

Listen to an except of me reading my Great Economists book.

Book Interviews

I speak about my Great Economists book - the lives of the greatest economists in history and  how their ideas can help solve our biggest economic problems today.

Also watch my Asset TV Book Club conversation (14:38).

I also speak to CBS radio's Better Off/Jill on Money (41 minutes).

I discuss what the Great Economists would do about our economic challenges today.

I also discuss how to fix the economy on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show (10 minutes).

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Lecture

My 2018 Free Thinking Lecture, based on my new The Great Economists book, for Radio 3 on Globalisation: For the one and the many, opening the annual festival.

I discuss my new The Great Economists book.

I also speak about it in a BBC History podcast (28 minutes) & on the Money Life Show (14 minutes).


My TEDx talk: The end of poverty

China's Growth book

I discuss my China's Growth book


My programmes and other work

Select broadcasts and reports:

Some of my TV pieces are below:

News reports:

China's shadow banking:
Chasing the Chinese dream:
Burma: after the sanctions:
Fed "taper"/end of cheap money:
The company helping British businesses sell to China:
Could women be the key to turning around the Japanese economy?
Indonesian elections:
Australian mining: tour of massive mine

Longer pieces (8 minutes):

BBC One The Editors: When will the global and UK economies recover?
Abenomics: Has Japan's PM Abe's economic policy hit its target?

In studio reports:

China's economy: A re-balancing act:
The New Middle Class:
Fragile 5 emerging markets:


I have presented a number of TV and radio programmes, including BBC Radio 4: Analysis, Today, and BBC World Service: The Inquiry, Business Daily, In the Balance, as well as documentaries, including Six Routes to a Richer World for BBC World Service/U.S. Marketplace. Select programmes are below.

I present "When Africa Meets China" for the BBC World Service, spring 2019.

I present "When China Meets Kenya" for the BBC World Service, 18 & 21 March 2018 (audio, 53:00).

I present a documentary on the 2016 U.S. elections: Linda for Congress broadcast from 1-8 February 2016 on BBC World Service The Documentary (audio, 27:00) on 3 February 2016. 

A clip of my stump speech is available from BBC Current Affairs (audio, 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 present The Inquiry, BBC World Service (audio, 23:00):

Is the China/Africa love affair over? 1 & 5 November 2018

Can we control 3D printing? 9 & 13 August 2018. 

How did Venezuela go from so rich to so poor? 11, 14-15 May 2017     

What would 'no deal' mean for Brexit Britain? 31 January & 4 February 2017     

Who wins in a cashless economy? 20 & 25 September 2016     

Are we really about to end world poverty? 14 & 19 June 2016     

Why are wages so low? 8 & 13 March 2016     

How much inequality is too much? 5 & 10 January 2016     

Should governments drop money out of helicopters? 8 & 13 December 2015 

I present "Analysis" on Making the Invisible Visible, BBC Radio 4, 15 June 2015 & repeated on 21 June 2015.

"Talking Business with Linda Yueh" premiered on 4 October 2013 until 18 May 2015 on BBC World News & BBC News Channel as well as on BBC iPlayer. 

Select programmes below (video, 23:00 in duration).     

What makes an entrepreneur in the UK?, December 2013      

Gender & growth (Davos special with Sheryl Sandberg, Christine Lagarde, UN Women, Renault-Nissan CEO), January 2014     

Business of fashion (London Fashion Week), February 2014 

Property markets, March 2014     

Going digital, April 2014 

Islamic finance, July 2014     

Business of movies in China, September 2014 

How an economy fares after a coup (Thailand), November 2014     

Is Abenomics working?, December 2014     

Diversity dividend (Davos special), January 2015

I front the 'Next Billionaires' series on BBC Global News that launched on June 14th, 2014.

I co-present 'Your Money' on BBC World Service from Hong Kong with Paul Lewis from Shanghai, China, 13 November 2013.

I present the flagship programme, 'Working Lives,' during the Singapore Direct season on BBC Global News from 21 October to 1 November 2013 on BBC World News. Repeated from 22-25 August 2014. 

I fronted 'The New Middle Class' series on BBC Global News: BBC World News and BBC World Service, that launched on June 19th, 2013 and wrapped up with a special half-hour programme that I presented from China on August 3rd, also seen on the UK's BBC News Channel. 

I present "Economic Edge" on Bloomberg TV and interviewed policymakers:

Bank of England MPC member, Andrew Sentance

European Central Bank Executive Board member Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell

UK Parliament Treasury Committee Chairman Andrew Tyrie


I present a series of podcasts (video & audio) for the University of Oxford at:

My broadcasts for NPR's Marketplace:

I host podcasts for Intelligence Squared:

Robert Frank, Cornell economics professor, on his book, Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work, 22 May 2020

Callum Williams from The Economist, on his book, The Classical Economists, 12 May 2020

Danny Dorling, Oxford geography professor, on his book, Slowdown, 9 May 2020

Paul Krugman, Nobel Laureate in Economics, on his book, Arguing with Zombies, 14 February 2020

Bruno Maçães, former Europe Minister for Portugal, on his book, Belt and Road, 28 December 2018

Jesse Norman MP on his book, Adam Smith, 7 September 2018

I host the 'Inside the global economy' podcasts at London Business School:

What next for the US? 16 December 2019 

Is Europe heading into crisis? 20 November 2019

Can China grow rich? 28 October 2019

Is China opening up? 25 October 2019