October 2nd, 2014
Episode 24 of 1091 episodes
The World Bank says the economic damage wrought in Ukraine over the crisis in the east of the country could be much worse than previously thought. We hear from Olena Bilan, a Ukrainian economist at Dragon Capital in Kiev. Also does big business pay enough tax? It's a question we put to American economist Irwin Stelzer, as large American companies like Apple and Burger King face increased scrutiny over their activities overseas. Also the BBC's Rahul Tandon reports on how commercial sponsorship is increasingly a part of religious festivals in India. And finally we pay tribute to a wonderful colleague, Mark Whittaker, who has died at the age of 57
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.