How One Man and Some Metal Boxes Revolutionized Global Trade

Trade Talks | 29 June 2020 | 0h 44m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Marc Levinson about his book The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger. Tells the story of Malcom McLean’s innovation to containerise shipping and the resulting impact on people, ports, cities and trade.

Marc Levinson On “An Extraordinary Time”

Reader’s Corner | 20 October 2017 | 0h 29m | Listen Later 
Interview with Marc Levinson about the ideas in An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy. Disentangles the secular forces behind the transition from rapid post-war economic growth to the much slower growth thereafter.