Neil Irwin

Neil Irwin appears in the following:

The Productivity Conundrum

Friday, May 13, 2016

Wages are up and people are getting jobs, but the economy is still sluggish. Is the problem that we aren't as productive as we used to be?

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Bloomberg Terminals, Spying, and Business Models

Friday, May 17, 2013

Last week, it was revealed that journalists at Bloomberg News were using financial terminals sold by their parent company, Bloomberg LP, to spy on (and report on) their users. Brooke speaks with the Washington Post's Neil Irwin about Bloomberg's secret sauce for making money.


Music: Beacon - Late November


Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Economics reporter Neil Irwin discusses how, how the leaders of the world’s three most important central banks—Ben Bernanke of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Mervyn King of the Bank of England, and Jean-Claude Trichet of the European Central Bank—managed the global economic crisis. He tells of the birth of central banking in 17th-century Sweden, and traces how banks and bankers came to exercise extraordinary power over our collective fate. In his new book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, Irwin gives an account of the most intense exercise in economic crisis management the world has ever seen.

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Toughest Job in Washington?

Monday, November 24, 2008

Washington Post financial reporter Neil Irwin talks about Obama's pick of Timothy Geithner as Treasury secretary.

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