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Rita Lobo

The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Bengal Famine of 1770

Rita Lobo
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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Bengal Famine of 1770
Rita Lobo is joined in the studio by Dr Jon Wilson, senior lecturer in British Imperial and South Asian History at King's College London, to discuss the Bengal Famine of 1770, what happened during this devastating time and how it impacted the country over the long term.
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Jon Wilson


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Rita Lobo

This History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: Black Monday

Rita Lobo
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This History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: Black Monday
Rita Lobo is joined down the phone with Professor Jan Toporowski from SOAS, to talk about Black Monday, or what is also known as the stock market crash of 1987. Also joining Rita in the studio to discuss their memories of Black Monday are Share Radio's very own Ed Bowsher, Ed Mitchell and Gavin Oldham.
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Jan Toporowski, Ed Bowsher, Ed Mitchelle, Gavin Oldham


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The South Sea Bubble

Rita Lobo
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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The South Sea Bubble
This week Rita Lobo discusses the South Sea Company, how it came about and what eventually led it to ruin. Joining Rita in talking about this is Dr. Helen Paul, a lecturer in Economics and Economic History from the University of Southampton.
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Helen Paul


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: Oil

Rita Lobo
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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: Oil
Rita Lobo is joined this week by David Wearing, from SOAS and Professor Michael Ross, from UCLA, to discuss one of our most precious commodities, oil.

UCL

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David Wearing, Michael Ross


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: Hong Kong

Rita Lobo
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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: Hong Kong
This week Rita Lobo is joined by Dr. Kent Deng, Reader of Economics at LSE, to discuss Hong Kong and how it has developed into an economic powerhouse since its days as a British colony.

LSE

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Kent Deng


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Renaissance

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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Renaissance
During the Renaissance, Florence was not only the cultural capital of the world, but also the banking capital. This week Rita Lobo is joined by David Chilosi, Fellow of Economic History at LSE, to discuss Florence's part in the economics of the Renaissance.

LSE

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David Chilosi


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Lost Decade of Latin America

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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Lost Decade of Latin America
Rita Lobo talks to Dr. Juan Grigera, from the UCL Institute of the Americas and Adam Fabry, Expert in Neoliberalism and crisis, about The Lost Decade of Latin America.
Guests:

Juan Grigera, Adam Fabry


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Great Depression in Latin America

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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Great Depression in Latin America
Rita Lobo is joined in the studio by Dr. Juan Grigera from the Institute of the Americas at University College London to discuss the Great Depression, focussing on the effects it had on Latin America as well as Import Substitution Industrialization.
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Juan Grigera


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Great Depressions effect on Nigeria

Rita Lobo
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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Great Depressions effect on Nigeria
Rita Lobo is joined by Moses Ochonu, Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, to discuss The Great Depression and it's effect on the African Economy and specifically, Nigeria.
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Moses Ochonu


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Great Depression

Rita Lobo
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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Great Depression
This week, Rita Lobo is joined by Jan Toporowski, Professor in economics at SOAS university of London, to discuss The Great Depression and famed economist, John Maynard Keynes.
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Jan Toporowski


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