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The Moral Economy of Debt

The Moral Economy of Debt
by 
ROBERT SKIDELSKY

LONDON – Every economic collapse brings a demand for debt forgiveness. The incomes needed to repay loans have evaporated, and assets posted as collateral have lost value. Creditors demand their pound of flesh; debtors clamor for relief. Consider Strike Debt, an […]

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To move beyond boom and bust, we need a new theory of capitalism

To move beyond boom and bust, we need a new theory of capitalism
by 
Paul Mason

This is the year that economics might, if we are lucky, turn a corner. There’s a deluge of calls for change in the way it is taught in universities. There’s a global conference  at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

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The Innovative State: Governments should make markets, not just fix them

The Innovative State: Governments should make markets, not just fix them
by 
Mariana Mazzucato

The conventional view of what the state should do to foster innovation is simple: it just needs to get out of the way. At best, governments merely facilitate the economic dynamism of the private sector; at worst, their lumbering, heavy-handed, […]

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Luciano Pietronero’s talk on Economic Complexity in Singapore

Luciano Pietronero’s talk on Economic Complexity in Singapore

Luciano Pietronero talks about Economic Complexity at the Emerging Patterns Conference, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), 2-4 March 2015.        

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Il Garantista: Cresce chi investe, non chi specula

Il Garantista: Cresce chi investe, non chi specula

Il Garantista, 25 Marzo 2015: Perfino la Regina d’Inghilterra non ha potuto fare a meno di notare quanto siano poco efficaci, in termini di previsioni per il futuro, gli attuali strumenti a disposizione degli economisti di tutto il mondo. Che […]

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L’Espresso: Quali Paesi cresceranno di più in futuro? Una ricerca italiana rivoluziona le previsioni

L’Espresso: Quali Paesi cresceranno di più in futuro? Una ricerca italiana rivoluziona le previsioni
by 
Cristina Da Rold

Forse è il caso di cominciare seriamente a ripensare allo scenario economico globale andando oltre i concetti di BRICS e di Tigri Asiatiche, e di smettere di guardare al futuro di un paese solo in termini di prodotto interno lordo. […]

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