Venture Capital and the Future of Innovation, With Sebastian Mallaby

Sebastian Mallaby, CFR’s Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists are shaping the future of innovation and the global economy.

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  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Sebastian Mallaby
    Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics

Show Notes

Sebastian Mallaby, CFR’s Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists are shaping the future of innovation and the global economy.

 

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Books Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Sebastian Mallaby, More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite (2010)

 

Sebastian Mallaby, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan (2016)

 

Sebastian Mallaby, The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future (2022)

 

Sebastian Mallaby, The World's Banker: A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, and the Wealth and Poverty of Nations (2004)

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