Video: Jean-Paul Fitoussi on Fixing the World Economy

At a conference this weekend put on by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, David Brancaccio asked some of the world's great minds one question:

Two years after efforts to repair the post-crisis financial system began in earnest, how are we doing, and what still needs fixing?

First up is Jean-Paul Fitoussi, economist at the L'Institut d'études politiques de Paris, and part of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi commission asked by French President Nicolas Sarkozy to study moving beyond GDP.


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Stan Alcorn is a multimedia journalist in New York City. He has reported for NPR and WNYC, where he has focused on business and the New York tech scene.


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