In this episode of Policy Matters, hosts Matt Dickson and Franz Buscha talk to Arnaud Chevalier, Professor of Economics at Royal Holloway, University of London. Franz and Matt start by asking Arnaud about several of his projects examining how parents influence their children’s educational attainment, as well as why the fall of the Berlin wall led to a dip in school results. The discussion then moves on to higher education; Arnaud explaining how the ethnic and linguistic mix in a classroom impacts attainment, with wider implications for managing migration. Finally, Franz and Matt talk to Arnaud about his work on the MMR vaccine crisis of the late 1990s – and how education impacted responses to public health information. Plus, we hear Franz’s musings on a possible alternative life as a farmer…
Adam Cox is joined by Simone Vincenzi, founder and owner of GTEx: a personal development training company. Simone is one of the UK’s leading speakers on the topic of authority, and offers insight into how people and brands can increase their authority with their ideal customer or audience. Simone explains why things such as public speaking, media coverage and other approaches can hugely impact a person’s perceived authority, leading to higher earning power and brand positioning in any market.
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: Investors navigate market volatility as coronavirus concerns grow; Campbell Soup heats up; Costco delivers a strong 2nd quarter; JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon recovers from emergency heart surgery. Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser analyze those stories and the latest news from Chipotle, Okta, and Zoom Video. Plus, the guys discuss why 3M, Churchill Downs, and Luckin Coffee are on their radar. NYU Professor of Psychology Emily Balcetis shares highlights from her book, Clearer, Closer, Better: How Succesful People See the World.
Every year, between March and April, there used to be a cash Isa season. Banks and building societies clambered over each other in the race to top the best buy tables. This hasn't been the case for a while. However, Nationwide - with a new savings lottery - and Coventry - with a new deal - have offered signs of some green shoots this year, but is it even worth having a tax-free savings account anymore? On this week's podcast, Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce and Georgie Frost go to Isa-town, to talk cash savings deals, the best services to invest, and how to overcome the fear that coronavirus-induced stock market falls have delivered. Elsewhere, the coronavirus also hit the Geneva Motor Show, but the motor industry decided many of the launches could take place online instead. What cars were unveiled? Well it broadly fell into two camps, very expensive limited edition hypercars and electric cars that might be the future for the mass market. Simon and Lee talk through the best of them. Meanwhile, a reader takes the taxman to court over a child benefit penalty and finally Lee cracks open a low-alcohol beer at Adnams brewery, in Suffolk, and asks: has the taste become better... and why?
Adam Cox is joined by Joshua Burke, CEO of Bongo’s Bingo. They discuss why Bingo is traditionally seen as a pastime for the elderly, and how Bongo’s Bingo is doing things differently. Joshua explains what the experience economy is and why it’s growing so fast; as well as the move towards people preferring to spend their disposable income on experiences, rather than material goods.
Vicky Sayers is joined by film critic and broadcaster, James Cameron-Wilson, to discuss the best male filmmakers to date.
In this episode: D.W. Griffith, Buster Keaton, Alfred Hitchock, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Satyajit Ray, David Lean, Francois Truffaut, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Adam Cox is joined by Chloe Bisson, a coach and consultant specialising in the use of technology to automate processes in business. Chloe teaches businesses to take those tasks which are manual and repetitive, and automate them through software and systems. Chloe shares the best tools for automation, offering some tips to enable entrepreneurs to free up their time – so that they can spend it on the things that really matter for their business.
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. In this week's show: It was a stressful week in the world and in the markets as countries work to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann joins us to share his insight into the top headlines as well as how he’s managing his money amidst the volatility.
Political commentator Mike Indian discusses the Government's response to the Coronavirus, America's Super Tuesday and what it means for the Democratic challenge to Donald Trump, Priti Patel and Sir Philip Rutnam and whether The Budget will be knocked off course by the Coronavirus.