[embedded content]Alphachat is available on Acast, iTunes and Stitcher.Alphachat is hard at work preparing for its third season, which starts in just a few weeks. We’ll soon feature interviews with Michael Pettis on the economics and politics of trade rebalancing, Tim Harford on technology and the making of the modern economy, and Gabriel Zucman on tax havens and inequality.This week we are running again one of our favourite episodes from last year — a chat with Heidi Williams of MIT. Below we re-post the show notes from that episode. Enjoy!—–MIT economist Heidi Williams won a MacArthur genius grant last year and her work has been cited in US Supreme Court briefs. She isn’t (yet) well-known outside the economics profession, but she and her collaborators have done fascinating and important
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