How the pandemic is creating an odd boom in real estate
Aug 18, 2020

How the pandemic is creating an odd boom in real estate

Builders started work on a lot of new single-family homes last month. That's good news. But there's an inequality angle here to look at, too. Plus, what will the next 10 years of global economic development look like?

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Universal basic income, blockchain and more: Reimagining the next decade

"If people don't have money in their pockets, then this type of economy that we have can't work," says Wharton professor Mauro Guillén.
Mauro Guillén says that the future uses of blockchain, the underlying technology for cryptocurrencies, include incentivizing "prosocial behavior" like energy conservation.
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Nobody Speak DJ Shadow, Run The Jewels

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer