After Hours

After Hours

Harvard Business School professors discuss and debate current events that sit at the crossroads of business and culture. Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, and Felix Oberholzer-Gee engage in a spirited discussion on a range of topics torn from the headlines — from Facebook, to free trade, to the #MeToo movement. Informed by their unique expertise as professors at one of the world’s leading business schools, their takes are always surprising, unconventional, and insightful.


Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
A Super-Sized Edition 00:56:12 2022-05-25 12:00
Time to Panic? 00:34:49 2022-05-18 19:06
Managing the Chip Shortage and the Future of Ride Sharing 00:33:59 2022-05-12 13:43
Ring the Bell? 00:31:36 2022-05-05 20:04
Is the four-day work week ever going to happen? 00:39:10 2022-04-27 17:04
Is this the end of globalization? 00:34:14 2022-04-20 12:32
The Vibe Economy and Amazon Moves into Space 00:33:23 2022-04-13 12:00
Unionization Makes a Comeback! Really? 00:28:40 2022-04-06 12:00
Will the SEC and Disclosure Solve the Climate Crisis and Further Divide the China and the US? 00:39:03 2022-03-31 19:56
How to Fight Fake News 00:34:33 2022-03-16 11:55
The War in Ukraine 00:46:42 2022-03-11 16:01
Let’s Talk About Your Salary, Shall We? 00:33:14 2022-03-09 12:00
Peloton, the Fitness Industry, and Microsoft's Acquisition of Activision 00:34:49 2022-03-02 12:00
The Future of Mobility and Economic Lessons from the Pandemic 00:36:06 2022-02-23 12:00
Is the Great Resignation real? 00:30:03 2022-02-16 12:00
Our Predictions for 2022! 00:42:12 2021-12-22 12:00
Our Year-End Award Episode! 00:43:32 2021-12-15 12:00
The Future of Twitter and GE 00:40:24 2021-12-08 14:26
Holiday Travel Headaches! 00:28:24 2021-12-01 20:09
The Food Episode! 00:36:55 2021-11-24 12:00
Can Hertz turn it around? Are Crocs back? Plus, Are Generational Stereotypes Fair? 00:39:33 2021-11-17 12:00
Intel Attempts a Turnaround; Plus Zillow, Utopian Cities, and More 00:41:45 2021-11-10 13:53
How Much Should We Fear Inflation? Plus, The Meta Rebrand and More 00:34:25 2021-11-03 11:00
Is Netflix winning the Streaming Wars? 00:40:39 2021-10-27 14:18
Nike, Walmart, and Costco Defying the Odds, plus Letters from Listeners 00:44:07 2021-10-20 12:00
Rivian Electric Vehicles, Duolingo, Gingko Bioworks, Moderna, Unicorn Valuations, Facebook, and More 00:47:47 2021-10-13 13:23
The Global Housing Crisis, Amazon’s Newest Employee Benefit, Women Outpacing Men in College Enrollments, Carbon Capture Goes Online, and More 00:40:11 2021-10-06 14:28
Why Are Shelves Still Empty? Supply Chain Woes, plus Other Economic Takeaways from the Pandemic 00:40:24 2021-09-29 12:00
Has Apple Peaked? Plus, Celebrities Changing Hollywood 00:41:11 2021-09-22 12:00
China Cracks Down, Fox Launches a Weather Channel, Visa Buys an NFT, and More 00:41:25 2021-09-15 14:51
We’re Back! Our Summer Round-Up 00:42:59 2021-09-08 12:00
Season 4 Finale: Stories We’re Watching This Summer and a Mega-Round of Recommendations 01:04:26 2021-06-30 15:40
United States–Russia Relations and YOLO! 00:32:01 2021-06-23 15:50
Naomi Osaka and the G7’s Global Minimum Tax 00:37:19 2021-06-16 15:56
Old Habits and New Rituals (with Mike Norton) 00:31:16 2021-06-09 15:47
The Shopping Episode: Retail Trends We’re Watching 00:33:57 2021-06-02 15:53
Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace (with Frances Frei) 00:40:11 2021-05-26 15:55
Raising the Capital Gains Tax, and Creating Better Simpler Strategy 00:37:53 2021-05-19 16:47
Earnings Roundup: Crocs, Danone, PayPal, and More 00:33:10 2021-05-12 16:37
Biden’s Climate Change Plan and Europe’s Super League 00:30:28 2021-05-05 16:01
The Art of Negotiation 00:39:26 2021-04-28 16:01
The Future of Substack and Amazon’s Failed Union Effort 00:36:59 2021-04-21 15:59
CEOs Speak Out on Politics and the Future of Digital Currencies 00:41:20 2021-04-14 16:13
The Future of Restaurants, Take-Out, and More 00:38:08 2021-04-07 16:07
Our Wellness Episode 00:39:30 2021-03-31 15:58
The NFT Craze and the Future of Spotify and Streaming Music 00:38:33 2021-03-24 14:54
The Shecession and the Meaning of Harry and Meghan 00:39:38 2021-03-17 15:04
Mandatory Vaccinations and the Big Freeze in Texas 00:32:24 2021-03-10 15:03
The New U.S. Stimulus Package and the Meaning of Brexit 00:41:22 2021-03-03 14:02
The Future of WFH and Competing Against the Giant Internet Platforms 00:40:04 2021-02-24 14:49
Companies We’re Watching: Affirm, Patagonia, Clubhouse, and More! 00:41:54 2021-02-17 14:54
Bezos Steps Down as Amazon’s CEO and Raising the Minimum Wage 00:32:05 2021-02-10 15:04
Tesla and Bitcoin: Are You a Believer? 00:36:06 2021-02-03 15:14
Bonus Episode: GameStop Traders Rock the Financial Industry 00:19:31 2021-01-29 15:33
Google’s Dominance, and Smart Cities 00:35:40 2021-01-27 14:37
PACs and SPACs! 00:37:35 2021-01-20 16:19
Big Tech Bans, and the Alleged Russian Hacking 00:39:04 2021-01-13 15:01
Bonus Episode: Reflections on the Tumult in Washington D.C. 00:42:19 2021-01-08 03:16
A Year-End Mega-Episode! Our Predictions for 2021 01:05:31 2020-12-23 15:30
We’re Back! Our Reflections on 2020 00:47:41 2020-12-16 15:00
Season 3 Finale: Stories to Watch This Summer and Summer Recommendations 00:48:02 2020-05-13 15:54
Earnings Reports from Apple and Facebook, and Warning Signs for Uber and Lyft 00:31:20 2020-05-06 16:06
Companies and Consumers Show Their True Colors During the Crisis 00:35:01 2020-04-29 16:16
Apple and Google Team Up for Contact Tracing, and the Federal Reserve’s Rescue Plan 00:35:41 2020-04-22 16:05
Predictions for the New Normal 00:30:01 2020-04-15 16:25
Bonus Episode: Reimagining Capitalism (with Rebecca Henderson) 00:30:48 2020-04-13 16:06
Standout Companies and Breakout Phenomena 00:29:50 2020-04-08 18:15
Bonus Episode: Letters from Listeners 00:27:37 2020-04-06 17:19
The Varying International Responses to Covid-19, and the U.S. Stimulus Package 00:37:02 2020-04-01 17:01
The Housing Crisis, and Helping Renters During the Pandemic 00:37:06 2020-03-24 20:51
Bonus Episode: Coronavirus News and Industry Bailouts 00:34:25 2020-03-20 16:42
Reflections on the Ongoing Coronavirus Crisis 00:30:50 2020-03-17 23:33
Making Sense of the Economic Impact of the Coronavirus 00:33:47 2020-03-11 18:57
Healthcare Companies We’re Watching, and Productivity Hacks 00:31:03 2020-03-04 15:02
The Future of Movie Theaters, and Radical Salary Transparency 00:34:42 2020-02-26 14:50
Casper and DTC Brands, Plus California’s New Freelancer Law 00:31:32 2020-02-19 18:26
Coronavirus, 5G, and Earnings Season 00:38:46 2020-02-12 16:04
Academy Awards Episode: “Parasite” and “American Factory” 00:30:13 2020-02-05 15:09
Remembering Clayton Christensen (with Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria) 00:23:23 2020-01-29 15:58
Alcohol Trends and Super Bowl Political Advertising 00:32:42 2020-01-22 15:17
Tabloid Edition: Fugitive Carlos Ghosn and Royal Family Drama 00:29:25 2020-01-15 15:08
Predictions for 2020 00:30:18 2020-01-08 15:48
2019 Awards Episode! 00:36:01 2019-12-18 15:22
The Good and Bad of Modern Airports and the End of an Era at Google 00:35:52 2019-12-11 16:39
Under-the-Radar Companies, including OYO Hotels, Carbon Engineering, Whim, and more! 00:31:20 2019-12-04 15:07
The FOOD Episode! 00:30:53 2019-11-26 15:45
The Launch of Disney+, the War on Billionaires, and the 4-Day Work Week 00:31:18 2019-11-20 15:38
Biggest Money Mistakes People Make, and the Rise of the Micro-Influencer 00:30:37 2019-11-13 15:51
Google Buys Fitbit, and Twitter Bans Political Ads 00:27:30 2019-11-06 15:24
TikTok, Museums, the Audio Explosion, and Other Trends in Entertainment 00:30:10 2019-10-30 15:34
Making Sense of the China-NBA Firestorm, and Debating the Wealth Tax 00:31:46 2019-10-23 16:13
Amazon Under Attack, and Household Financial Stress 00:36:28 2019-10-16 16:57
The Race for Space, and the Invasion of the Electric Scooters 00:33:33 2019-10-09 16:11
Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google – Who Won the Summer? Plus, WeWork’s Fall from Grace 00:38:58 2019-10-02 15:21
Looking Back, Looking Ahead 00:08:37 2019-06-19 17:10
Stories to Watch This Summer 00:31:07 2019-06-12 18:07
Mailbag Episode: Questions from Listeners 00:36:11 2019-06-05 15:52
Should Vaping Among Teens Be Banned? And the Promise of Precision Medicine 00:32:27 2019-05-29 15:49
Facial Recognition Fears and Rihanna + LVMH 00:32:46 2019-05-22 16:58
Debating the Sackler Family Role in the Opioid Crisis, and Using AI Bots to Conduct Job Interviews 00:35:18 2019-05-15 17:21
Beyond Meat, and Facebook’s Pivot to Privacy 00:31:46 2019-05-08 18:57
Quick Takes on Uber, Apple/Qualcomm, Pinterest, Brexit, and More 00:31:58 2019-05-01 17:41
Disney+, Notre Dame Donations Spark a Backlash, and Mihir’s New Book! 00:41:40 2019-04-24 18:01
Big Tech vs. the EU, and Why Is College So Expensive? 00:37:06 2019-04-17 16:03
Has Car Ownership Peaked, and Is Joe Biden Too Physical? 00:32:39 2019-04-10 18:13
Apple’s Big Event, Plus Is Corporate Debt at a Crisis Level? 00:31:50 2019-04-03 16:08
Peloton and Partisan Political Prejudice 00:29:32 2019-03-27 15:58
Food Delivery Wars and Boeing’s Crisis Management 00:33:14 2019-03-20 17:18
Airbnb, Plus Lessons from Kraft Heinz and Zero Based Budgeting 00:31:33 2019-03-13 16:58
IPO Fever, and Do Bullies Make Good Bosses? 00:33:40 2019-03-06 18:20
Walmart’s Strategy to Beat Amazon, and Millennial Socialism 00:32:38 2019-02-27 19:38
WeWork, and Can the Government Really Print as Much Money as It Wants? 00:31:37 2019-02-20 18:21
Medicare for All, plus Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amazon HQ2, Marie Kondo, Toys, Spotify and Podcasting, and More 00:34:17 2019-02-13 20:46
Fears About Huawei, and Facebook Earnings (What We Learned) 00:33:08 2019-02-06 18:35
Taxing the Rich, and the “Woke” Advertising Trend 00:34:47 2019-01-30 18:11
High CEO Churn, and the 401(k) Turns 40 00:30:52 2019-01-23 17:49
Apple in China, and Payday Lending 00:31:52 2019-01-16 21:18
New Year’s Crystal Ball Episode 00:35:27 2019-01-02 16:45
2018 Awards Episode 00:35:04 2018-12-26 14:00
Not Everyone Can Build a Digital Ad Business, Plus Debating Radical Transparency 00:31:25 2018-12-19 16:20
The Student Debt Crisis, and the FIRE Movement 00:28:39 2018-12-12 18:05
Microsoft Trending Up, Apple Trending Down…? Plus, The Marriott Data Breach 00:31:11 2018-12-05 16:35
Tackling Climate Change, and Making Sense of the Nissan-Renault Drama 00:30:04 2018-11-28 20:54
Grading The New York Times’ News Coverage, and Quick Takes on Random Things 00:29:48 2018-11-20 08:24
Uber Prepares to Go Public, and China’s Social Credit System 00:29:52 2018-11-14 16:00
Can Netflix Keep Winning? And Why People Are Fleeing Latin America 00:31:56 2018-11-07 20:34
How Bad is Airline Service, Really? And Other Customer Service Complaints 00:29:35 2018-10-31 22:35
Is Retail Dying? Plus, How Are Companies Spending their Tax Cuts? 00:31:42 2018-10-24 22:33
Debating Minimum Wage, and Reflections on a Year of #MeToo 00:36:32 2018-10-17 21:49
New Media and Predictive Policing 00:30:24 2018-07-02 21:19
Trade and Soccer 00:30:15 2018-06-27 22:16
Food, food, and more food! 00:29:24 2018-06-15 22:23
The #MeToo Movement and Its Impact on Business (Live) 00:42:09 2018-06-04 22:27
Is the Job of the Presidency Too Big? Plus, Vaping Among Teens 00:29:28 2018-05-30 22:30
Brainstorming Gun Control Ideas, and the Affordable Housing Dilemma 00:31:35 2018-05-24 22:33
A Conversation with Teens 00:25:29 2018-05-19 22:36
Antitrust and Big Tech, and Is Corporate Lobbying A Good or Bad Thing? 00:31:36 2018-05-17 22:39
Why Management Practice Matters 00:28:38 2018-05-10 01:18
The Rise of Voice Assistants like Amazon Echo, and How to Punish Wells Fargo 00:29:57 2018-05-02 22:59
The Future of Newspapers, and Debating Big Tech 00:38:38 2018-04-26 23:10
Why They Do It: White Collar Criminals 00:29:28 2018-04-25 01:18
The Gender Wage Gap, and Debating the Benefits of Retail Medicine 00:29:49 2018-04-20 00:15
Zuckerberg Faces Congress, and the Plight of the Post Office 00:27:42 2018-04-14 00:25
Trump’s Trade War, and the Fate of Tesla 00:35:28 2018-04-08 00:28
Fixing the Culture at Uber 00:31:23 2018-04-03 00:30
How Money Can Buy Happiness 00:32:22 2018-03-22 00:26
Debating Universal Basic Income, plus Google and the Right to be Forgotten 00:29:49 2018-03-15 00:30
Making Sense of Online Reviews, Our Best/Worst Service Experiences, plus Debating the Future of Spotify 00:34:42 2018-03-12 00:35
The #NeverAgain movement, Facebook and the Russian Influence Campaign, Should Pornography Be Banned, and Oscar Picks 00:51:44 2018-03-04 00:37
Introducing After Hours 00:01:05 2018-03-02 00:42