Marvin Kalb’s stories from Russia

An Interior Ministry member stands guard on Red Square with parts of the Kremlin seen in the background.

Nonresident Senior Fellow Marvin Kalb discusses his experience as a diplomatic attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow in his recent book, “The Year I Was Peter the Great.”

Also in this episode, David Wessel shares lessons learned from a recent event with former Fed Chairs Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke. Finally, Alan Krueger discusses his new paper with Eric Posner on three reforms for protecting low-income workers from monopsony and collusion.

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The Year I Was Peter the Great

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A Proposal for Protecting Low-Income Workers from Monopsony and Collusion

Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, our intern Steven Lee, Camilo Ramirez, and David Nassar.

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