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The Student Debt Crisis, and the FIRE Movement

12/12/2018
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Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss staggering student debt levels, the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) Movement, and share their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:30:19

Microsoft Trending Up, Apple Trending Down…? Plus, The Marriott Data Breach

12/5/2018
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Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate whether Microsoft is trending up while Apple is trending down, before discussing the Marriott (Starwood) data breach. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:32:51

Tackling Climate Change, and Making Sense of the Nissan-Renault Drama

11/28/2018
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Youngme, Felix, and Mihir tackle climate change, discuss the Nissan-Renault soap opera, and share their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:30:04

Grading The New York Times’ News Coverage, and Quick Takes on Random Things

11/20/2018
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Youngme and Felix decide to "grade" The New York Times' news coverage, before sharing their quick takes on other random things. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:31:28

Dysfunctional Teams

11/15/2018
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Is your teamwork not working? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Amy Edmondson, a professor at Harvard Business School. They talk through what to do when your team isn’t communicating, doesn’t respect its leader, or has one employee who’s causing problems.

Duration:00:33:18

Uber Prepares to Go Public, and China’s Social Credit System

11/14/2018
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Youngme, Mihir, and Felix discuss how much Uber is worth as it prepares to go public, before debating China's controversial Social Credit system. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:31:32

Can Netflix Keep Winning? And Why People Are Fleeing Latin America

11/7/2018
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Youngme, Mihir, and Felix debate whether Netflix's success is sustainable, before trying to wrap their heads around the unthinkably high murder rate in Latin America. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:33:36

How Bad is Airline Service, Really? And Other Customer Service Complaints

10/31/2018
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Youngme and Mihir welcome their colleague Ryan Buell to discuss whether airlines deserve their reputation for terrible customer service. They also share other customer service pet peeves, as well as their personal "Customer Experience Picks."

Duration:00:31:15

Is Retail Dying? Plus, How Are Companies Spending their Tax Cuts?

10/24/2018
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Youngme, Mihir, and Felix discuss whether the "retailpocalypse" is real, try to figure out how companies are spending their Trump tax cuts, debate whether share buybacks are a good thing or a bad thing, and offer their picks for the week.

Duration:00:33:18

Debating Minimum Wage, and Reflections on a Year of #MeToo

10/17/2018
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Youngme, Mihir, and Felix are back with Season 2 of After Hours! In this episode, they debate whether the federal minimum wage should be raised, offer their personal reflections on a year of the #MeToo movement, and share their picks for the week.

Duration:00:36:27

New Media and Predictive Policing

7/2/2018
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In this episode, Felix and Mihir explore the prospects for media outlets like Vice and Buzzfeed, discuss their thoughts on predictive policing, and offer their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:30:15

Trade and Soccer

6/27/2018
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In this episode, Mihir and Felix discuss trade, soccer, offer their After Hours picks.

Duration:00:30:06

Food, food, and more food!

6/15/2018
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In this light-hearted episode taped a couple of weeks ago, Youngme, Mihir and Felix discuss the #eatclean movement, their most/least favorite food trends, and offer their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:29:15

The #MeToo Movement and Its Impact on Business (Live)

6/4/2018
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In this LIVE! episode taped in front of an audience of Harvard Business School alumni, Mihir and Youngme discuss the #MeToo Movement and its impact on business.

Duration:00:41:58

Is the Job of the Presidency Too Big? Plus, Vaping Among Teens

5/30/2018
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In this episode, Youngme, Felix and Mihir debate whether the job of the presidency is too big even for the most competent of executives; discuss whether the vaping trend among teenagers should have us worried; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:29:19

Brainstorming Gun Control Ideas, and the Affordable Housing Dilemma

5/24/2018
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In this episode, Youngme, Mihir and Felix brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas for gun control; discuss whether cities like Boston should be trying to attract companies like Amazon despite the affordable housing crunch created; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:31:26

A Conversation with Teens

5/19/2018
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In this special episode, Youngme asks three teenagers (including her own son) a set of 10 random questions that address everything from how they think about social media, to bullying in high schools, to how optimistic they are about the future.

Duration:00:25:14

Antitrust and Big Tech, and Is Corporate Lobbying A Good or Bad Thing?

5/17/2018
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In this episode, Youngme, Mihir and Felix discuss antitrust and whether we should be concerned about the size of the big tech companies; debate the propriety of corporate lobbying; and offer their After Hours Picks for the week.

Duration:00:31:28

Why Management Practice Matters

5/9/2018
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In this episode, Mihir sits down with HBS economist Rafaella Sadun, who has dug deep into why and how management practices matter with award-winning large-sample empirical work. Rafaella discusses the problems and promise of family ownership, why Americans do IT better, the secrets of her productive partnership and how she came to economics, and her recommendation for a biography of a pioneering female economist.

Duration:00:28:25

The Rise of Voice Assistants like Amazon Echo, and How to Punish Wells Fargo

5/2/2018
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In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss why voice assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home are all the rage; debate how to punish Wells Fargo for criminal wrongdoing; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.

Duration:00:29:46