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Learn about groundbreaking new research, commentary and policy ideas from the world's leading economists. Currently presented by Tim Phillips.

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Anti-LGBT discrimination in transition economies
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Anti-LGBT discrimination in transition economies

A recent experiment in Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine attempted to overcome deep-seated prejudice against the LGBT community using information. Ralph De Haas and Cevat Aksoy of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development tell Tim Phillips about which messages cut through, and what impact can they have in the face of religious and state hostility.

The other great migration
VoxEU Talk

The other great migration

In the 20th century at least 6 million African Americans migrated from poor southern states to northern cities to escape discrimination and poverty, changing the course of American history. At least as many whites also migrated, taking their ideas with them. Samuel Bazzi tells Tim Phillips that they have also influenced social structures and politics in the US.