12 Jun 2020

After the Virus - Episode Three

From Smart Talk, 7:05 am on 12 June 2020
Douglas A. Irwin, Anna Curzon, Robert Reich

Douglas A. Irwin, Anna Curzon, Robert Reich Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Xero

‘After the Virus’ is a six-part podcast and video series exploring how the Covid-19 pandemic will change the world in the long term. Guyon Espiner talks each time to a group of experts who explore the effect of the coronavirus on the economy, health, and society round the globe.

In this episode, work is in the spotlight.

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About the participants

Robert Reich

Robert Bernard Reich (born June 24, 1946) is an American economist, professor, author, and political commentator. He served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton. He was Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997. He was a member of President Barack Obama's economic transition advisory board. (Wikipedia)

Anna Curzon

Chief Product & Partner Officer, Xero

Anna leads Xero’s product teams, spearheading product management, development, design, and product marketing. Before joining Xero as managing director for New Zealand in 2016, Anna led internet banking at ASB and the digital first strategy at Spark. Anna has a bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate diploma in commerce from the University of Auckland.

Douglas A. Irwin

Douglas A. Irwin is the John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor in the Social Sciences in the Economics Department at the private USA university Dartmouth College, and the author of seven books. He is an expert on globalisation and past and present U.S. trade policy, especially during the Great Depression. He also writes about trade for mainstream media outlets like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Financial Times. (Wikipedia)

Produced by Justin Gregory, Guyon Espiner, Claire Eastham-Farrelly, Tim Watkin and Veronica Schmidt.