The Global Housing Crisis, Amazon’s Newest Employee Benefit, Women Outpacing Men in College Enrollments, Carbon Capture Goes Online, and More

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By TED Audio Collective / Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, & Felix Oberholzer-Gee, TED Audio Collective / Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, and Felix Oberholzer-Gee. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Housing prices are on the rise in cities all around the world, and Youngme, Felix and Mihir discuss whether there’s an end in sight. Plus they discuss other headlines, including: Amazon’s decision to start paying for college tuition for its workers; women outpacing men in college enrollments; the first major carbon capture facility going online; and more.

Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:

· Ministry for the Future (Kim Stanley Robinson)

· Buddenbrooks (Thomas Mann)

· Songs of Gastarbeiter

We invite you to email your comments and ideas for future episodes to: afterhours@hbs.edu. You can also follow Youngme and Mihir on Twitter at: @YoungmeMoon and @DesaiMihirA.

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