"For thousands of years, people have wondered might there be other life out there, like us, and for the first time, we’re on the verge of starting to answer those ancient questions."
Stephanie Flanders, now senior executive editor at Bloomberg, has worked as chief market strategist for JP Morgan and as a journalist for the BBC. Stephanie is one of the UK’s preeminent communicators of economic concepts.
Here, she explains the importance of understanding politics for the illumination of economics. Stephanie goes on to talk through her experience of various financial crises and how distilling complex ideas into simple language requires you to master your subject.