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Editors and correspondents of The Economist discuss the events shaping the world next week, in the studio and in the field. Published on Economist Radio every Friday.


Special: "The world if..."

July 22nd, 2016

Episode 102 of 115 episodes

Anne McElvoy hosts a special dedicated to The Economist's annual "The world if..." edition, which takes intriguing what if scenarios to their logical extremes. We discover what 100 days of a Trump presidency would look like, how hackers could have the banking industry on the run, and the myriad of ways in which transparent oceans would transform the world as we know it.

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