Introducing After Hours
March 1st, 2018
Listen in as Harvard Business School faculty discuss hot topics at the intersection of business and society. (Trailer)
The #NeverAgain movement, Facebook and the Russian Influence Campaign, Should Pornography Be Banned, and Oscar Picks
March 3rd, 2018
In this pilot episode, Youngme, Mihir, and Felix discuss the NRA and whether the #NeverAgain movement has a chance; disagree about Facebook and the Russian influence campaign; and debate the idea of banning pornography. …
Making Sense of Online Reviews, Our Best/Worst Service Experiences, plus Debating the Future of Spotify
March 11th, 2018
In this episode, Youngme, Mihir, and Felix try to make sense of online reviews, dish about their best/worst service experiences, and offer their thoughts on Spotify. Plus, their After Hours recommendations for the week.
Debating Universal Basic Income, plus Google and the Right to be Forgotten
March 14th, 2018
In this episode, Youngme, Mihir, and Felix debate the idea of a Universal Basic Income; discuss Google and the Right to be Forgotten; and offer their After Hours picks for the week.
How Money Can Buy Happiness
March 21st, 2018
In this episode, Youngme talks to her friend and colleague, Professor Mike Norton, about how to spend money to create happiness. Mike's tips include …
Fixing the Culture at Uber
April 2nd, 2018
In this episode, Youngme talks to Professor Frances Frei, who was hired by Uber last year to help rebuild a broken culture. Frances describes how …
Trump’s Trade War, and the Fate of Tesla
April 7th, 2018
In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir vent about trade deficits and potential tariffs against China; they also debate the future of Tesla. Plus, their After Hours picks for the week.
Zuckerberg Faces Congress, and the Plight of the Post Office
April 13th, 2018
In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir give their quick takes on Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before Congress; discuss the plight of the U.S. Post Office; and share their picks for the week.
The Gender Wage Gap, and Debating the Benefits of Retail Medicine
April 19th, 2018
In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate what it would take to close the gender wage gap; discuss whether retailers like Walmart and CVS …
Why They Do It: White Collar Criminals
April 24th, 2018
Youngme Moon interviews Eugene Soltes, who talks about "Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White Collar Criminal." Among other things, Eugene …
The Future of Newspapers, and Debating Big Tech
April 26th, 2018
In this episode, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether there’s a market for a Netflix for News; debate the future of newspapers like The New York Times; argue about which Big Tech company (Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, …
The Rise of Voice Assistants like Amazon Echo, and How to Punish Wells Fargo
May 2nd, 2018
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 …
Why Management Practice Matters
May 9th, 2018
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 …
Antitrust and Big Tech, and Is Corporate Lobbying A Good or Bad Thing?
May 17th, 2018
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 …
A Conversation with Teens
May 19th, 2018
In this special episode, Youngme asks three teenagers (including her own son) a set of 10 random questions that address everything from how they …
Brainstorming Gun Control Ideas, and the Affordable Housing Dilemma
May 24th, 2018
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 …
Is the Job of the Presidency Too Big? Plus, Vaping Among Teens
May 30th, 2018
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 …
The #MeToo Movement and Its Impact on Business (Live)
June 4th, 2018
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 …
Food, food, and more food!
June 15th, 2018
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.
Trade and Soccer
June 27th, 2018
In this episode, Mihir and Felix discuss trade, soccer, offer their After Hours picks.
New Media and Predictive Policing
July 2nd, 2018
In this episode, Felix and Mihir explore the prospects for media outlets like Vice and Buzzfeed, discuss their thoughts on predictive policing, and …
Debating Minimum Wage, and Reflections on a Year of #MeToo
October 17th, 2018
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, …
Is Retail Dying? Plus, How Are Companies Spending their Tax Cuts?
October 24th, 2018
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 …
How Bad is Airline Service, Really? And Other Customer Service Complaints
October 31st, 2018
Youngme and Mihir welcome their colleague Ryan Buell to discuss whether airlines deserve their reputation for terrible customer service. They also …
Can Netflix Keep Winning? And Why People Are Fleeing Latin America
November 7th, 2018
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.
Uber Prepares to Go Public, and China’s Social Credit System
November 14th, 2018
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.
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Grading The New York Times’ News Coverage, and Quick Takes on Random Things
November 20th, 2018
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
Tackling Climate Change, and Making Sense of the Nissan-Renault Drama
November 28th, 2018
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir tackle climate change, discuss the Nissan-Renault soap opera, and share their After Hours picks for the week.
Microsoft Trending Up, Apple Trending Down…? Plus, The Marriott Data Breach
December 5th, 2018
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.
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The Student Debt Crisis, and the FIRE Movement
December 12th, 2018
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss staggering student debt levels, the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) Movement, and share their After …
Not Everyone Can Build a Digital Ad Business, Plus Debating Radical Transparency
December 19th, 2018
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss Verizon’s write-down on Oath (Yahoo, AOL) and the challenges with building a digital advertising business. They also debate the notion of Radical Transparency, before sharing their …
2018 Awards Episode
December 26th, 2018
Taped a few days before heading off for the holidays, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir share their After Hours Awards for 2018, including their awards for …
New Year’s Crystal Ball Episode
January 2nd, 2019
Taped a few days before heading off for the holidays, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir share their After Hours Predictions for 2019, covering everything …
Apple in China, and Payday Lending
January 16th, 2019
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss Apple’s position in the Chinese market; debate whether payday lending is good or bad for workers; and ask whether …