Slate Money

The End of the World as We Know It Edition

Slate Money with Mohamed El-Erian on the future of our economy, technocrats vs. democracy, and the role of central banks.

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On this episode of Slate Money, Mohamed El-Erian joins hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to talk about the future of central banks.

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

  • Our economy is at a T Junction—things are about to go very good, or very bad, depending on the decisions our government makes.
  • Why central bankers and IMF-ers often act against the will of the people.
  • What is the role of central banks?

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Twitter:  @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann, @elerianm

Production by Audrey Quinn.