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WILL - Focus - May 24, 2012

The New Geography of Jobs

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(Duration: 52:08)

Economist Enrico Moretti says that today there are three Americas. At one extreme are those cities with a strong innovation sector; at the other, cities once dominated by traditional manufacturing in the middle are cities that could go either way. And where you live, as well as who you are, will determine how successful you will be in the economy of tomorrow. We explore "The New Geography of Jobs"  with Enrico Moretti from the University of California at Berkeley.

Categories: Economics, Geography

WILL - Focus - May 03, 2012

White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You

White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You

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(Duration: 55:01)

With James Kwak, J.D. (Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law; in 2011-2012, a Fellow at the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance)


WILL - Focus - March 27, 2012

The European Union

The European Union

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(Duration: 50:38)

With João Vale de Almeida (Ambassador, Head of Delegation Delegation of the European Union to the United States), and , and Kostas Kourtikakis, Ph.D. (Lecturer & Research Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Illinois)


WILL - Focus - February 23, 2012

The Illinois State Budget

The Illinois State Budget

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(Duration: 52:36)

With J. Fred Giertz, Ph.D. (Professor of Economics and at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois), and Robert Rich, Ph.D. (Director, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois)

Categories: Economics, Government, Politics

WILL - Focus - February 01, 2012

Money Well Spent? The Truth Behind the Trillion-Dollar Stimulus, the Biggest Economic Recovery Plan

Money Well Spent? The Truth Behind the Trillion-Dollar Stimulus, the Biggest Economic Recovery Plan in History

Money Well Spent? The Truth Behind the Trillion-Dollar Stimulus, the Biggest Economic Recovery Plan in History

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(Duration: 49:29)

With Michael Grabell (Journalist; Reporter with ProPublica)







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