Inequality and the Status of Women with Laura D’Andrea Tyson - Conversations with History

5/4/2015; 58 minutes

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Berkeley's Laura D'Andrea Tyson, Professor of Business Administration and Economics, for a discussion of inequality. Professor Tyson traces her academic career and her work in Washington where she served as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in the Clinton Administration. After comparing the Washington political environment during the Clinton and Obama presidencies, she characterizes the role of government as a venture capitalist drawing on the ideas and resources of the states and the private sector to catalyze solutions to national problems. She then analyzes the problem of inequality especially the status of women. Recorded on 03/24/2015. (#29497)

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