Restoring Confidence

Episode 3: Why economic and health models get it wrong

Episode Summary

How will the COVID-19 pandemic change the global economy? In this episode, Rita speaks with Branko Milanovic, a Serbian-American economist and author, who is an expert on income inequality. The former lead economist at the World Bank discusses the pitfalls of economic modelling and why he’s doubtful that a reckoning is coming on income inequality.