From Columbia Law School and the Millstein Center, the popular podcast returns for a second season to examine the pandemic’s lingering economic effects on workers, investors, and corporations. Co-hosts Professor Eric Talley and Research Fellow Kate Waldock ’23 will be joined by experts who have a knack for explaining the complex economic phenomena unfolding in a world changed by COVID-19.
Beyond Unprecedented: The Post Pandemic Economy is produced by the Columbia Law School Office of Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs in conjunction with the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership. The first season was recognized as a 2021 Webby Awards honoree by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences.
Eric L. Talley, Kate Waldock, and Stacey Vanek Smith 2021
As we head into the third calendar year of the pandemic, the unprecedented has led to the unpredictable. Along with mass layoffs, people quit at unheard of rates; stocks soared; short sellers lost... (Read more)
Eric L. Talley, Kate Waldock, and Kate Andrias 2021
It's being called the Great Resignation: Reports show that millions of American workers have disappeared from the labor force since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. A record number of people are quitting... (Read more)
Eric L. Talley, Kate Waldock, and Joshua Mitts 2021
If three stock traders get together to drive up the price of a stock and then dump it, that’s fraud. But what if nearly 900,000 individual investors send GameStop soaring because they love... (Read more)
Eric L. Talley, Kate Waldock, and Anne E. Robinson 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has unfolded alongside two other crises confronting the nation and the world – climate change and racial justice. That’s given energy to shareholder activists who are pressing corporations on the... (Read more)
Eric L. Talley, Kate Waldock, Talia B. Gillis, and Alejandro Gerrero 2021
Less than 5% of venture capital funding – the oxygen for innovative startups – goes to companies with founders of color and women founders. Women who do get that backing may not get... (Read more)