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Researchjournali's Journal Of Economics
 
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Researchjournali's Journal Of Economics provides a multi-disciplinary forum for researchers and practitioners in the field of economics for examination and analysis of the latest developments in government economic policies across countries. The journal publishes research papers based on economic development and innovative research based solution. http://researchjournali.com/journal-of-economics/details.php
Robert Shiller on How Human Psychology Drives the Economy | The New School
 
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Study non-profit management, urban and environmental policy, human resources, and international affairs at the Milano School, a part of The New School in New York City. | http://www.newschool.edu/milano Professor Robert Shiller, will present the annual Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz lecture titled Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why it Matters for Global Capitalism, focusing on the current economic crisis and its causes and consequences. The lecture will be based on Professor Shillers upcoming book of the same title, which is co-authored with George Akerlof, Koshland Professor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley and Nobel Laureate. A panel discussion and question and answer session, will follow the lecture with Professor Brad DeLong, professor of Economics, University of California Berkeley, Teresa Ghilarducci, Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of Economic Policy Analysis, The New School for Social Research; Director, SCEPA and Jeff Madrick, seniors fellow, SCEPA, The New School for Social Research. Robert J. Shiller is the Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University. He is also professor of Finance and Fellow at the International Center for Finance at Yale School of Management. He has written about financial markets, financial innovation, behavioral economics, macroeconomics, real estate, and statistical methods, as well as on public attitudes, opinions, and moral judgments regarding markets. Brad DeLong is a professor in the Department of Economics at U.C. Berkeley; chair of the Berkeley International and Area Studies Political Economy major; a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. From 1993 to 1995 he worked for the U.S. Treasury as a deputy assistant secretary for economic policy. The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysisis the economic policy research arm of The New School for Social Researchs Department of Economics. Each year the center hosts economic policy workshops, publishes topical policy notes, and sponsors newsworthy lectures by top economists and financial leaders. SCEPAs work is supported in part by a generous gift from Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz. Graduate Program in International Affairs (GPIA) | http://gpia.info Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) | http://newschool.edu/nssr/schwartz-center * Location: Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall. 02/18/2009 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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On culture and economic prosperity
 
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Armin Falk, Alessandra Fogli and Felipe Kast Sommerhoff discussing at the session on culture and economic prosperity. Armin Falk is a Professor of Economics at the University of Bonn and Chief Executive Officer of briq. He is Fellow of the European Economic Association, Director of the Bonn Laboratory for Experimental Economics, Associate Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and affiliated with Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), CESifo, and the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods. Falk’s research focuses on determinants and consequences of time, risk and social preferences, sources of inequality, early childhood development, and the malleability of moral behavior. He has received two ERC grants and was awarded the Gossen Prize in 2008, the Leibniz Prize in 2009, as well as the Yrjö Jahnsson Award in 2011. Alessandra Fogli is monetary advisor and assistant director in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Before joining the Minneapolis Fed in 2013, Fogli has been an assistant professor at New York University and at the University of Minnesota and an associate professor at Università Bocconi. Fogli is also a faculty research fellow of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). Fogli’s research explores how an individual’s social context, including family, neighborhood, school, as well as society at large, affects economic behavior and in turn aggregates economic outcomes, such as labor force participation and fertility patterns, output growth and income inequality. Her articles have been published in journals such as Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the American Economic Journal. Felipe Kast Sommerhoff is a Chilean congressman, an economist, and consultant. He was also a Presidential Candidate for the 2017 election. From 2010 to 2011, he was Minister of Social Development of Chile under the first Presidency of Sebastián Piñera. Following the earthquake on February 27, 2011, he was the Presidential Delegate for Chilean Reconstruction, 2011 to 2013. Kast has a PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University. His interest has always been focused on the design and implementation of public policies to overcome poverty. His academic work was recognized through several grants, most notably that of the Multidisciplinary Inequality and Social Policy Program at Harvard University. Chair: David Yanagizawa-Drott is a Professor of Development and Emerging Markets at the University of Zurich, and affiliated professor at the UBS International Center of Economics in Society. Previously he was Associate Professor (2014 to 2016) and Assistant Professor (2010 to 2014) at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. His research interests include political economics and economic development, with current focus on culture, conflict and globalization. Faculty affiliations include: Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), European Development Research Network (EUDN) and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). https://www.ubscenter.uzh.ch/en/events/forum/2018.html #UBSCenterForum #EconomicsForSociety #UniversityOfZurich
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International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Science (ISSN 2304-1366)
 
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The mission of the International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is to publish empirical, academic, theoretical and review research articles that contribute to the practice in management, economics and social sciences. All empirical methods like qualitative, quantitative, field studies, laboratory experiments and action research will be appreciated. A manuscript making strong empirical and theoretical contributions will be given preference in publication. International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is a double blind peer-reviewed, quarterly, multidisciplinary international research journal. IJMESS is particularly interested in publishing innovative papers in the areas of management, strategic management, organizational behavior, organizational psychology, organization development and change, innovation management, organization theories, human resource management, business strategies, research and business ethics, management information systems, technology management, financial management, marketing management, business policy, economics, economic analysis, econometrics, statistics, organizational politics, social issues, social work, social welfare and women’s studies. Note: This Journal publishes a limited number of articles per issue. The selection of articles for double blind-peer review is purely based on innovative work, novelty of idea and quality of reporting the research. IJMESS in indexed/abstracted in The IET's Inspec, ERIH PLUS, ProQuest Central, Microsoft Academic, Google Scholar, JournalTocs, Ulrichsweb etc. IJMESS is ranked by Chartered ABS, UK and Carhus Plus, Spain. All articles are permanently archived with EconStor (German National Library).
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Can YOU Solve It? This Question Stumped 75% Of PhD Economists
 
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Introductory economics courses cover the concept of an opportunity cost. Can you figure out the opportunity cost for the problem in the video? This video presents a question that surprisingly more than 75% of PhD economists did not answer correctly. Paper Paul J Ferraro; and Laura O. Taylor. 2005. "Do Economists Recognize an Opportunity Cost When They See One? A Dismal Performance from the Dismal Science," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 4(1), pages 1-14, September. Available online: http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwcec/docs/ferrarotaylorbep.pdf Authors and affiliations Paul J Ferraro. Johns Hopkins University. http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwcec/ Laura O. Taylor. North Carolina State University. http://www4.ncsu.edu/~lotaylor/ Blog post (text version): http://wp.me/p6aMk-4q3 If you like my videos, you can support me at Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Connect on social media. I update each site when I have a new video or blog post, so you can follow me on whichever method is most convenient for you. My Blog: http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/preshtalwalkar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mind-Your-Decisions/168446714965 Google+: https://plus.google.com/108336608566588374147/posts Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/preshtalwalkar/ Tumblr: http://preshtalwalkar.tumblr.com/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/preshtalwalkar/ Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Newsletter (sent about 2 times a year): http://eepurl.com/KvS0r My Books "The Joy of Game Theory" shows how you can use math to out-think your competition. (rated 4/5 stars on 23 reviews) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1500497444 "The Irrationality Illusion: How To Make Smart Decisions And Overcome Bias" is a handbook that explains the many ways we are biased about decision-making and offers techniques to make smart decisions. (rated 5/5 stars on 1 review) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1523231467/ "Math Puzzles Volume 1" features classic brain teasers and riddles with complete solutions for problems in counting, geometry, probability, and game theory. Volume 1 is rated 4.5/5 stars on 11 reviews. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1517421624/ "Math Puzzles Volume 2" is a sequel book with more great problems. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1517531624/ "Math Puzzles Volume 3" is the third in the series. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1517596351/ "40 Paradoxes in Logic, Probability, and Game Theory" contains thought-provoking and counter-intuitive results. (rated 4.9/5 stars on 7 reviews) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1517319307/ "The Best Mental Math Tricks" teaches how you can look like a math genius by solving problems in your head (rated 4.7/5 stars on 3 reviews) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/150779651X/ "Multiply Numbers By Drawing Lines" This book is a reference guide for my video that has over 1 million views on a geometric method to multiply numbers. (rated 5/5 stars on 1 review) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1500866148/
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Life in Nazi Germany | Animated History
 
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Be among the first 76 people to sign up for Brilliant.org and save 20% off your subscription! Be sure to use our link here to register: https://brilliant.org/ArmchairHistorian/ ***"WHY WERE COMMENTS DISABLED?"*** I was forced to disable comments after realizing that no matter what I did, the top comments said things like, "You're spreading Jewish propaganda," "You're a disgusting jew," etc. There were some comments pointing out that the video didn't cover enough aspects of life in Nazi Germany. For that reason, we will be making a Part 2 to focus more on the individual person living in Germany. Sign up for The Armchair Historian website today: https://www.thearmchairhistorian.com/ Ironside Computers - Click here to customize your own PC: https://ironsidecomputers.com/ **USE DISCOUNT CODE "History" FOR 5% OFF!** Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArmchairHist Sources: "Unemployment in Interwar Germany: An Analysis of the Labor Market, 1927-1936" by Nicholas H. Dimsdale, Nicholas Horsewood and Arthur van Riel "The Journal of Economic History", Vol. 66, No. 3 (Sep., 2006), pp. 778-808 Music: Echoes of Time by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1300029 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Avec Soin - Romance by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100860 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Evening Fall Harp by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100236 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Twenty six variations on La Folia de Spagna, London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert, conductor
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Economic Journal Special Session: Early Investment and Life-Cycle Outcomes
 
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Chair: Kjell Salvanes, Norwegian School of Economics. Long-term Consequences of Access to Well-Child Visits: Presented by Aline Buetikofer, Norwegian School of Economics. Katrine Loken University of Bergen; Kjell Salvanes, Norwegian School of Economics. The Role of Mothers and Nurses in the Production of Child Development: Evidence from a Nation-wide Home Visiting Programme in England. Presented by: Gabriella Conti, UCL. By Sarah Cattan, Institute for Fiscal Studies; Gabriella Conti, UCL; Francesca Salvati, UCL. Beliefs and Investments in Human Capital Presented by Teodora Boneva, UCL Christopher Rauh, University of Cambridge.
International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
 
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The mission of the International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is to publish empirical, academic, theoretical and review research articles that contribute to the practice in management, economics and social sciences. All empirical methods like qualitative, quantitative, field studies, laboratory experiments and action research will be appreciated. A manuscript making strong empirical and theoretical contributions will be given preference in publication. International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is a double blind peer-reviewed, quarterly, multidisciplinary international research journal. IJMESS is particularly interested in publishing innovative papers in the areas of management, strategic management, organizational behavior, organizational psychology, organization development and change, innovation management, organization theories, human resource management, business strategies, research and business ethics, management information systems, technology management, financial management, marketing management, business policy, economics, economic analysis, econometrics, statistics, organizational politics, social issues, social work, social welfare and women’s studies. Note: This Journal publishes a limited number of articles per issue. The selection of articles for double blind-peer review is purely based on innovative work, novelty of idea and quality of reporting the research. IJMESS in indexed/abstracted in The IET's Inspec, ERIH PLUS, ABI/INFORM, ProQuest Central, Microsoft Academic, Google Scholar, JournalTocs, Ulrichsweb etc. All articles are permanently archived with EconStor (German National Library).
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The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury | TEDxCountyLineRoad
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The Great Economic Myth of 2008, challenging the accounting to accounting principal. Brian Wesbury is Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P., a financial services firm based in Wheaton, Illinois. Mr. Wesbury has been a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 1999. In 2012, he was named a Fellow of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, TX where he works closely with its 4%-Growth Project. His writing appears in various magazines, newspapers and blogs, and he appears regularly on Fox, Bloomberg, CNBCand BNN Canada TV. In 1995 and 1996, he served as Chief Economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. The Wall Street Journal ranked Mr. Wesbury the nation’s #1 U.S. economic forecaster in 2001, and USA Today ranked him as one of the nation’s top 10 forecasters in 2004. Mr. Wesbury began his career in 1982 at the Harris Bank in Chicago. Former positions include Vice President and Economist for the Chicago Corporation and Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for Griffin, Kubik, Stephens, & Thompson. Mr. Wesbury received an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Montana. McGraw-Hill published his first book, The New Era of Wealth, in October 1999. His most recent book, It’s Not As Bad As You Think, was published in November 2009 by John Wiley & Sons. In 2011, Mr. Wesbury received the University of Montana’s Distinguished Alumni Award. This award honors outstanding alumni who have “brought honor to the University, the state or the nation.” There have been 267 recipients of this award out of a potential pool of 91,000 graduates. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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The Challenge of Big Data for the Social Sciences
 
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Speaker(s): Professor Kenneth Benoit, Kenneth Cukier Chair: Professor Simon Hix Recorded on 16 February 2015 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House. The ubiquity of "big data" about social, political and economic phenomena has the potential to transform the way we approach social science. In this talk, Professor Benoit outlines the challenges and opportunities to social sciences caused by the rise of big data, with applications and examples. He discusses the rise of the field of data science, and whether this is a threat or a blessing for the traditional social scientific model and its ability to help us better understand society. Kenneth Benoit (@kenbenoit) is currently Professor of Quantitative Social Research Methods at LSE. He is also Part-Time Professor in the Department of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin, and has previously held a position at the Central European University (Budapest). He is currently Principal Investigator on 5-year grant funded by the European Research Council entitled QUANTESS: Quantitative Text Analysis for the Social Sciences. Kenneth Cukier (@kncukier) is the Data Editor at The Economist, following a decade at the paper covering business and technology, and as a foreign correspondent (most recently in Japan from 2007-12). Previously he was the technology editor of the Wall Street Journal Asia in Hong Kong and worked at the International Herald Tribune in Paris. In 2002-04 he was a research fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He is the co-author of "Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Work, Live and Think" (2013) and "Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education" (2014) with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger. Simon Hix (@simonjhix) is Professor of European and Comparative Politics and Head of Department of Government at LSE.
1. Dominick Salvatore: After the Crisis: Growth & Exchange Rates in the G-20 [AIER Lecture]
 
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The lecture, After the Crisis: Growth & Exchange Rates in the G-20, was given at the E.C. Harwood Library, on July 14, 2011, by Dr. Dominick Salvatore. Dominick Salvatore is the Distinguished Professor of Economics and the Director of the Ph.D. Program in Economics at Fordham University in New York City. He is the Honorary Professor at the Shanghai Finance University and Hunan University and was a Visiting Professor at various universities including University of Rome (2003-2010), American University in Cairo (2007), University of Pretoria (2009), Peking University (2009-2011), University of Trieste (1996-2002), and University of Vienna (1995-2003). Dr. Salvatore is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and past Chairman of its Economics Section. He is also the past president of the North American Economic and Finance Association (NAEFA) and the International Trade and Finance Association (ITFA). He is a Consultant to the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Economic Policy Institute, and several major international corporations and global banks. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Policy Modeling and the Open Economies Review, the Associate Editor of The American Economist and Frontiers in Finance and Economics, and the past Editor of the Handbook Series in Economics, Greenwood Press. He has given more than 500 lectures around the world, was awarded the Achievement Award by the City of University of New York in 1997, and was nominated for the 2010 National Medal of Science awarded by the President of the United States.
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The Decline of American Liberalism: Robert Higgs' Books on Political Economy
 
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Political economy is the study of production and trade and their relations with law, custom and government as well as with the distribution of national income and wealth. Political economy as a discipline originated in moral philosophy in the 18th century and sought to explore the administration of states' wealth, with "political" signifying the Greek word polity and "economy" signifying the Greek word "okonomie" or "household management". The earliest works of political economy are most often attributed to British scholars like Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus and David Ricardo, although the case is sometimes made that the still earlier works of the French physiocrats constitute the true beginnings of the discipline. In the late 19th century, the term "economics" gradually began to replace the term "political economy" with the rise of mathematical modelling coinciding with the publication of an influential textbook by Alfred Marshall in 1890.[1] Earlier, William Stanley Jevons, a proponent of mathematical methods applied to the subject, advocated economics for brevity and with the hope of the term becoming "the recognised name of a science".[2][3] Citation measurement metrics from Google Ngram Viewer indicate that use of the term "economics" began to overshadow "political economy" around roughly 1910, becoming the preferred term for the discipline by 1920.[4] Today, the term "economics" usually refers to the narrow study of the economy absent other political and social considerations while the term "political economy" represents a distinct and competing approach. Political economy, where it is not used as a synonym for economics, may refer to very different things. From an academic standpoint, the term may reference Marxian analysis, applied public choice approaches emanating from the Chicago school and the Virginia school. In common parlance, "political economy" may simply refer to the advice given by economists to the government or public on general economic policy or on specific economic proposals developed by political scientists.[3] A rapidly growing mainstream literature from the 1970s has expanded beyond the model of economic policy in which planners maximize utility of a representative individual toward examining how political forces affect the choice of economic policies, especially as to distributional conflicts and political institutions.[5] It is available as a stand-alone area of study in certain colleges and universities. International political economy (IPE) an interdisciplinary field comprising approaches to the actions of various actors. In the United States, these approaches are associated with the journal International Organization, which in the 1970s became the leading journal of IPE under the editorship of Robert Keohane, Peter J. Katzenstein and Stephen Krasner. They are also associated with the journal The Review of International Political Economy. There also is a more critical school of IPE, inspired by thinkers such as Antonio Gramsci and Karl Polanyi; two major figures are Matthew Watson and Robert W. Cox.[38] The use of a political economy approach by anthropologists, sociologists, and geographers used in reference to the regimes of politics or economic values that emerge primarily at the level of states or regional governance, but also within smaller social groups and social networks. Because these regimes influence and are influenced by the organization of both social and economic capital, the analysis of dimensions lacking a standard economic value (e.g. the political economy of language, of gender, or of religion) often draws on concepts used in Marxian critiques of capital. Such approaches expand on neo-Marxian scholarship related to development and underdevelopment postulated by André Gunder Frank and Immanuel Wallerstein. Historians have employed political economy to explore the ways in the past that persons and groups with common economic interests have used politics to effect changes beneficial to their interests.[39] Political economy and law is a recent attempt within legal scholarship to engage explicitly with political economy literature. In the 1920s and 1930s, legal realists (e.g. Robert Hale) and intellectuals (e.g. John Commons) engaged themes related to political economy. In the second half of the 20th century, lawyers associated with the Chicago School incorporated certain intellectual traditions from economics. However, since the crisis in 2007 legal scholars especially related to international law, have turned to more explicitly engage with the debates, methodology and various themes within political economy texts. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_economy
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Why submit your next paper to the Review of Economic Studies ?
 
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Authors describe their experience of publishing in The Review of Economic Studies. Widely recognised as one of the top-five economics journals, The Review has a reputation for publishing path-breaking papers in theoretical and applied economics, especially by young economists. Authors benefit from an efficient and high-quality review process. http://restud.oxfordjournals.org/ © Oxford University Press
About Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy
 
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Spiro Stefanou, Editor of Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, discusses the aims of the journal, types of articles published, and who would benefit from reading the title. http://aepp.oxfordjournals.org/ Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy provides a forum to address contemporary and emerging policy issues within an economic framework that informs the decision-making and policy-making community. AEPP welcomes submissions related to the economics of public policy themes associated with agriculture, international development, energy, environment, food and consumer behavior, health, natural resources, population and migration, and regional and rural development. © Oxford University Press
Using Structural Models for Policy Evaluation II
 
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Presenter(s): Petra Todd In this video, Petra Todd explores the technical aspects as well as disadvantages and advantages of either a non-parametric or parametric approach, as well as a structural versus non-structural approach, including the ability to include ex ante evaluation in the structural approach. Students learned about the practical concerns in implementing each type of analysis and the importance of validating models for policy evaluation. Petra E. Todd is the Alfred L. Cass Term Professor in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her PhD in economics at the University of Chicago (in 1996) and her BA from the University of Virginia. She is a fellow of the Econometric Society and a research associate of the National Bureau for Economic Research, IZA, and of the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Her main fields of research are labor economics, development economics, and microeconometrics. She has published papers on methodology for evaluating effects of social programs, modeling the determinants of cognitive achievement, testing for discrimination in motor vehicle searches, sources of racial wage disparities, and methods for evaluating and optimally designing conditional cash transfer programs. Many of her papers appear in leading journals, such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Political Economy, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. She is an associate editor for the AER and for the Journal of Human Capital. Todd is currently working on the projects related to (i) evaluating the effects of a large-scale randomized school incentive program in Mexican high schools, (ii) assessing the effects of government regulation on the operation of the privatized pension market in Chile, (iii) dynamic modeling of teacher labor supply in Chile under a large-scale school voucher system, and (iv) assessing the effects of recent pension reforms on labor supply and savings behavior in Chile. Her research is funded by grants from NIH, NSF, and the Spencer foundation. Todd also regularly does consulting projects work for the Population Council, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the Department of Labor, and the Mexican and Chilean governments. When not working, she enjoys ballroom dancing and boating in Maryland.
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Interview with Daniel Berkowitz, Journal of Comparative Economics
 
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Daniel gives a brief introduction to the 30-year history of the journal, beginning as a journal that focused on comparisons of social versus capitalist economies. More recently the focus has changed to comparisons of institutional capitalist economics in countries, including: China, India and Russia. He continues by discussing increasingly interdisciplinary nature of comparative economics taking into account legal systems, politics and financial markets, in addition to economic tools and statistical models.
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Andrew Yang and Automation
 
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I continue my war with the Yang Gang and draft in support from the truckers. The Importance of Time in Calculating Economic Prosperity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9ACkNzt6pc Stetson F. Lienol: https://twitter.com/StetsonFLienol Source: Stefan Lachenmaier and Horst Rottmann, Effects of Innovation on Employment: A Dynamic Panel Analysis, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 29:2(2011): https://econpapers.repec.org/paper/cesceswps/_5f2015.htm --- My Subscribestar: https://www.subscribestar.com/academic-agent Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/AcademicAgent My Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AcademicAgent
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History, Cultural Context & Development Policy - Nathan Nunn
 
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Global Empowerment Meeting (GEM18), April 17-18, 2018 Session One: The Political Economy of "Us" – How Does Identity Shape Politics and Policies? Speaker: Nathan Nunn, Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics at Harvard University, NBER Faculty Research Fellow, Research Fellow at BREAD, co-editor of the Journal of Development Economics Slides: https://gem.cid.harvard.edu/files/gem2016/files/Nathan_Nunn_GEM2018.pdf?m=1525801975
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Interest Rates, the Fed and Inflation: WSJ Glossary
 
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Inflation is among the most powerful forces in financial markets, but too much or too little can send the economy spiraling. Here's how it works, and how the Fed works to regulate it. Photo composite: Dom Amatore for The Wall Street Journal Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wsj/videos/ On Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJ On Snapchat: https://on.wsj.com/2ratjSM
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Fundamentals of Economic Analysis, Lecture 2: Exchange and Demand | Joseph T. Salerno
 
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Joseph T. Salerno and Peter G. Klein are two of the most productive microeconomists in the Austrian School today. This seminar provides an introduction to Austrian Economics, and offers a preview of their forthcoming textbook for graduate students. Presented at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, 11-15 June 2007. http://mises.org Joseph T. Salerno is an economist of the Austrian School who resides in the United States. A professor at Pace University, Salerno is an active scholar in the areas of banking and monetary theory, comparative economics, and the history of economic thought. He is a senior faculty member of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, for which he frequently lectures and writes, and he serves as editor of the Institute's Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. Links to selected online books and essays on Austrian Economics: What is Austrian Economics? http://mises.org/etexts/austrian.asp Human Action: A Treatise on Economics by Ludwig von Mises http://mises.org/resources/3250 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/play_list?p=ED883527337E557B Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution by Ludwig von Mises http://mises.org/th.asp Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/vplay_list?p=E52EEC7BFA3115F0 Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth by Ludwig von Mises http://mises.org/econcalc.asp Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/vplay_list?p=FADF1FD6F2C0B8EF Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics by Ludwig von Mises http://mises.org/resources/1001 The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science by Ludwig von Mises http://mises.org/books/ufofes/default.aspx Man, Economy, and State by Murray N. Rothbard http://mises.org/resources/1082 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/play_list?p=53CE2A1EA5C720BE Economic Thought Before Adam Smith: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume I by Murray N. Rothbard http://mises.org/resources/3985 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/play_list?p=C60128B8E98929D7 Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume II by Murray N. Rothbard http://mises.org/resources/3986 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/play_list?p=08BADEE86CA3F02F Mises and Austrian Economics by Murray N. Rothbard http://mises.org/resources/2699 The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions http://mises.org/resources/6136 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PLF6C1466B1FDFB954 Principles of Economics by Carl Menger http://mises.org/etexts/menger/principles.asp The Failure of the "New Economics" by Henry Hazlitt http://mises.org/resources/3655 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PLBDAFAE937C2E3E21 Individualism and Economic Order by F.A. Hayek http://mises.org/resources/4015 Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle by F.A. Hayek http://mises.org/resources/680 The Pure Theory of Capital by F.A. Hayek http://mises.org/resources/3032 Monetary Nationalism and International Stability by F.A. Hayek http://mises.org/resources/570 Philosophical and Ethical Implications of Austrian Economics by Israel M. Kirzner http://mises.org/resources/24 Why Austrian Economics Matters by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. http://mises.org/resources/1200 Austrian Economics as Extraordinary Science by Edwin G. Dolan http://mises.org/resources/12 Economic Science and the Austrian Method by Hans-Hermann Hoppe http://mises.org/resources/4950 The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays http://mises.org/pdf/austtrad.pdf The Place of Human Action in the Development of Modern Economic Thought by Joseph T. Salerno http://mises.org/journals/qjae/pdf/qjae2_1_3.pdf Austrian Macroeconomics: A Diagrammatical Exposition by Roger W. Garrison http://mises.org/resources/5057 The Austrian School's Critique of Marxism by Eugen-Maria Schulak https://mises.org/daily/5114 Methodology of the Austrian School Economists by Lawrence H. White http://mises.org/resources/155 Control or Economic Law by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk http://mises.org/resources/5188 The Positive Theory of Capital by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk http://mises.org/resources/3326 Mises and Austrian Economics: A Personal View by Ron Paul http://mises.org/resources/3221 Links to further readings on Austrian Economics: http://mises.org/literature.aspx http://mises.org/articles.aspx DISCLAIMER: The Ludwig von Mises Institute has given permission under the Creative Commons license that this media presentation can be publicly reposted as long as credit is given to the Mises Institute and other guidelines are followed. More info at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/ This YouTube channel is in no way endorsed by or affiliated with the Ludwig von Mises Institute, any of its lecturers or staff members.
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The heterogeneous dynamics of economic complexity
 
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What will be the growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or the competitiveness of China, United States, and Vietnam in the next 3, 5 or 10 years? Despite this kind of questions has a large societal impact and an extreme value for economic policy making, providing a scientific basis for economic predictability is still a very challenging problem. Recent results of a new branch—Economic Complexity—have set the basis for a framework to approach such a challenge and to provide new perspectives to cast economic prediction into the conceptual scheme of forecasting the evolution of a dynamical system as in the case of weather dynamics. A recently introduced non-monetary metrics for country competitiveness (fitness) allows for quantifying the hidden growth potential of countries by the means of the comparison of this measure for intangible assets with monetary figures, such as GDP per capita. This comparison defines the fitness-income plane where we observe that country dynamics presents strongly heterogeneous patterns of evolution. The flow in some zones is found to be laminar while in others a chaotic behavior is instead observed. These two regimes correspond to very different predictability features for the evolution of countries: in the former regime, we find strong predictable pattern while the latter scenario exhibits a very low predictability. In such a framework, regressions, the usual tool used in economics, are no more the appropriate strategy to deal with such a heterogeneous scenario and new concepts, borrowed from dynamical systems theory, are mandatory. We therefore propose a data-driven method—the selective predictability scheme—in which we adopt a strategy similar to the methods of analogues, firstly introduced by Lorenz, to assess future evolution of countries. Scientific paper: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0117174 Nature Magazine: http://www.nature.com/news/physicists-make-weather-forecasts-for-economies-1.16963?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews
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The Hidden Wealth of Nations
 
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Date: Thursday 30 June 2016 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House Speaker: Dr Gabriel Zucman Chair: Dr Camille Landais This lecture will discuss how big the wealth hidden in offshore tax havens is, what are the consequences for inequality, how tax havens work and are organized, and how we can begin to approach a solution. Gabriel Zucman (@gabriel_zucman) is Assistant Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley. He's the author of The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens. Camille Landais is Associate Professor in Economics, London School of Economics, and Co-Editor, Journal of Public Economics. The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching. The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.
The Open Source Policy Center: Making tax policy transparent and accessible | LIVE STREAM
 
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Opaque calculations are often at the heart of economic policymaking. To make economic policy analysis more transparent, accessible, and collaborative, scholars at AEI’s Open Source Policy Center and open source contributors have developed a new web application, TaxBrain, to study the effects of individual income and payroll tax policy reforms using open source economic simulation models. Join AEI for a reception with several of the project’s core open source contributors. OSPC Managing Director Matt Jensen will describe the new open source approach to policy analysis, after which we invite you to try TaxBrain and get to know the project contributors. To start thinking about how modeling can improve government transparency, read Jensen’s overview of OSPC and The Wall Street Journal’s take in their recent editorial. Join the conversation on social media with #OpenSourcePolicy and @AEIecon. Subscribe to AEI's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/AEIVideos?sub_confirmation=1 Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AEIonline Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AEI For more information http://www.aei.org
Americas Quarterly - The Policy Journal for Our Hemisphere
 
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Americas Quarterly: The Policy Journal for Our Hemisphere is the only magazine dedicated to policy analysis and debate of economics, finance, social development, and politics in the Western Hemisphere. Launched in 2007, AQ reaches over 17,000 readers—high-level policymakers in Washington DC and throughout the region, top-level business men and women investing in the Americas, and new leaders in the worlds of finance, business, politics, and the media. AQ has gained a reputation as a balanced, authoritative, and accessible journal that responds to issues facing the region and brings a diverse set of key players to the table. The editorial mission is to engage a new generation of political, economic and social leaders in a discussion of future policy alternatives and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas. Editorial Board members include former presidents Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Ricardo Lagos and Ernesto Zedillo, as well as a new generation of emerging scholars from the worlds of economics and political science. For over 40 years, the publishers of Americas Quarterly, Americas Society and Council of the Americas, have actively engaged in the dissemination and discussion of a policy agenda that aims to significantly influence the future of our hemisphere. We look forward to continued fresh, positive exchange on the critical topics of the day. Read AQ Online: www.AmericasQuarterly.org facebook.com/AmericasQuarterly @AmerQuarterly Read more about AQ distribution: http://www.americasquarterly.org/advertise View the latest on the AQ blog: http://www.americasquarterly.org/aqblog
Matthew Harding, UCI Economics
 
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Associate Professor, Economics and Statistics; Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Expertise: econometrics, big data, machine learning, energy and environmental economics, health economics, public policy Matthew Harding is an econometrician who develops cutting edge statistical methods for the analysis of big data to answer crucial economic questions related to individual consumption and choices in areas such as health and energy. As a data scientist, he focuses on the analysis of “deep data” - large and information-rich data sets derived from many seemingly unrelated sources but linked across individuals to provide novel behavioral insights. He is particularly interested in the role technology and automation play in inducing behavior change and helping individuals live happier and healthier lives. At the same time, his research emphasizes solutions for achieving triple-win strategies - solutions that not only benefit individual consumers, but are also profitable for firms and have a large positive impact on society at large. He designs and evaluates large scale field experiments in collaboration with industry leaders to measure the individual and social consequences of individual choices and the extent to which big data can be used to improve choices and lead to more accurate and targeted programs and products. His research relies on terabyte sized data sets of individual choices and consumption profiles to build a comprehensive framework for understanding economic behavior and develop new strategies for achieving triple-win solutions. His work has been published in the Journal of Econometrics, American Economic Journal, and The Annals of Applied Probability, to name a few. Harding received his undergraduate degree from the University College of London, his master’s from the University of Oxford, and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He comes to UCI following previous faculty positions at Duke University and Stanford University. He’s excited to join the UCI faculty and interact with scholars across different disciplines - engineering, statistics, economics - to study how machine learning, artificial intelligence and economics can work together to create new methods and insights for global problems.
Economics of Climate Change: Mark Z. Jacobson | The New School
 
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This talk explores the major environmental issues of global warming, air pollution, and energy insecurity and outlines a plan to solve them. Mark Z. Jacobson, director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program at Stanford University, considers the many facets of viable wind, water, and sunlight energy production and concludes that it could fully—and economically—power the world in the next 20 to 40 years. Jacobson and his team at Stanford University have pioneered new atmospheric research and analysis techniques that give a picture of the current state of the atmosphere, show the effects of pollution from aerosols, ethanol, agriculture, and ultraviolet radiation, and predict how these pollutants might affect the climate. Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) | http://www.newschool.edu/scepa http://www.economicpolicyresearch.org Mark Z. Jacobson is Director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. He is a senior fellow of the Woods Institute for the Environment and of the Precourt Institute for Energy. He has written more than 120 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles including a 2009 cover article in Scientific American, co-authored with Dr. Mark DeLucchi, discussing how to power the world with renewable energy. He received the 2005 American Meteorological Society Henry G. Houghton Award for "significant contributions to modeling aerosol chemistry and to understanding the role of soot and other carbon particles on climate," and served on the Energy Efficiency and Renewables Advisory Committee to the U.S. Secretary of Energy. Department of Economics | http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/economics This event is generously supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, the Consulate General of Germany in New York, and the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK). The New School for Social Research based in New York City, offers master's and doctoral programs in anthropology, economics, philosophy, politics, psychology, and sociology; interdisciplinary master's programs in historical studies and liberal studies. THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH | http://www.newschool.edu/nssr Location: Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building 11/15/2012 6:00 p.m.
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Nancy Folbre: Women's Work and the Limits of Capitalism | The New School
 
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Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) | http://www.newschool.edu/scepa SCEPA's 2010 Annual Robert L. Heilbroner Memorial Lecture Presents: Women's Work and the Limits of Capitalism: A Feminist Analysis of the Current Crisis Nancy Folbre, economist and contributor to the New York Times "Economix" Blog, will join The New School to present SCEPA's annual Robert Heilbroner Memorial Lecture on the Future of Capitalism. Folbre is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, winner of a MacArthur"genius" grant, and associate editor of the journal Feminist Economics. Her work focuses onthe interface between feminist theory and political economy, with a particular interest in caring labor and other forms of non-market work. Women now represent almost half of all workers on non-agricultural payrolls, concentrated in paid care industries such as health, education, and social services. Even full-time women wage earners devote significant amounts of time to unpaid care work in their households and communities. Women's specialization in both paid and unpaid care stabilizes and subsidizes the market economy even as it reproduces gender inequality. Recent efforts to measure and assign a value to care work suggest that economists have fundamentally misinterpreted trends in both the level and the distribution of economic well-being, overstating economic growth and understating trends toward increased inequality. A feminist analysis of care work has important implications for understanding both conservative attacks on the "nanny state" and the global unemployment crisis. The growing need for public provision of care services outside the home, combined with the difficulty of outsourcing these services to low-wage countries, means that "women's jobs" are growing in relative importance within the U.S. economy. Women and men have much to gain from public investments that could increase both the quantity and the quality of these jobs. MILANO THE NEW SCHOOL FOR MANAGEMENT AND URBAN POLICY | http://www.newschool.edu/milano * Location: Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street, 5th Floor. Monday, December 13, 2010, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Will the Internet Destroy the News Media?
 
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http://www.ischool.berkeley.edu/newsandevents/events/20130306gans Speaker: Joshua Gans Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm 202 South Hall, UC Berkeley In this paper, we explore the hypothesis that an important force behind the collapse in advertising revenue experienced by newspapers over the past decade is the greater consumer switching facilitated by online consumption of news. We introduce a model of the market for advertising on news media outlets whereby news outlets are modeled as competing two-sided platforms bringing together heterogeneous, partially multi-homing consumers with advertisers with heterogeneous valuations for reaching consumers. A key feature of our model is that the multi-homing behavior of the advertisers is determined endogenously. The presence of switching consumers means that, in the absence of perfect technologies for tracking the ads seen by consumers, advertisers purchase wasted impressions: they reach the same consumer too many times. This has subtle effects on the equilibrium outcomes in the advertising market. One consequence is that multi-homing on the part of advertisers is heterogeneous: high-value advertisers multi-home, while low-value advertisers single-home. We characterize the impact of greater consumer switching on outlet profits as well as the impact of technologies that track consumers both within and across outlets on those profits. Somewhat surprisingly, superior tracking technologies may not always increase outlet profits, even when they increase efficiency. In extensions to the baseline model, we show that when outlets that show few or ineffective ads (e.g. blogs) attract readers from traditional outlets, the losses are at least partially offset by an increase in ad prices. Introducing a paywall does not just diminish readership, but it furthermore reduce advertising prices (and leads to increases in advertising prices on competing outlets. Bio: Joshua Gans is a professor of strategic management and economics and of the Jeffrey S. Skoll Professor of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He was previously a professor of management (information economics) at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, and a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research (New England). Joshua holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and an honors degree in economics from the University of Queensland. Gans is the co-author of the Australasian edition of Greg Mankiw's Principles of Economics and Finishing the Job, and the author of Core Economics for Managers and Parentonomics. Most recently, he has written an eBook, Information Wants to be Shared. While Gans's research interests are varied, he specializes in technological competition and innovation, economic growth, publishing economics, industrial organization, and regulatory economics. He has published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Public Economics, and the Journal of Regulatory Economics. Joshua serves as an associate editor of Management Science and the Journal of Industrial Economics and is on the editorial boards of the BE Journals of Economic Analysis and Policy, Economic Analysis and Policy, Games, and the Review of Network Economics. Gans was awarded the Economic Society of Australia's Young Economist Award in 2007 and was elected as a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Australia, in 2008. As a consultant, Joshua is managing director of CoRE Research, and previously worked with London Economics, Frontier Economics, and Charles River Associates. He has also been retained by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Federal Trade Commission, where he provided expert testimony on market power and telecommunications network competition. Overall his consulting experience covers energy (gas and electricity markets), telecommunications, financial services and banking, pharmaceuticals, and rail transport.
Class 5: Inequality profiles
 
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PEP online course: Measuring and Alleviating Poverty and Inequality Class 5: Inequality profiles 1. Decomposing inequality by population groups 2. Decomposing inequality by income sources 3. The Shapley decomposition technique References • Duclos, J. Y., & Araar, A. (2007). Poverty and equity: measurement, policy and estimation with DAD (Vol. 2). Springer Science & Business Media, chapter 4 (sections 4.6.1, 4.6.2) http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/10625/26767/686/IDL-26767.pdf Also • Haughton, J., & Khandker, S. R. (2009). Handbook on poverty+ inequality. World Bank Publications, pages 111-115 http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/488081468157174849/pdf/483380PUB0Pove101OFFICIAL0USE0ONLY1.pdf • Coudouel, A., Hentschel, J. S., & Wodon, Q. T. (2002). Poverty measurement and analysis. A Sourcebook for poverty reduction strategies, 1, pages 49-51. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTPRS1/Resources/383606-1205334112622/5467_chap1.pdf • Lambert, P. J., & Aronson, J. R. (1993). Inequality decomposition analysis and the Gini coefficient revisited. The Economic Journal, 103(420), 1221-1227. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTDECINEQ/Resources/lambertaronson.pdf • Shorrocks, A. F. (1980). The class of additively decomposable inequality measures. Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society, 613-625. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/4814541_A_Class_of_Additively_Decomposable_Inequality_Measures • Shorrocks, A. F. (1982). Inequality decomposition by factor components. Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society, 193-211. http://www.ophi.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/ssShorrocks-1982.pdf • Shorrocks, A. F. (1984). Inequality decomposition by population subgroups. Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society, 1369-1385. http://www.vcharite.univ-mrs.fr/pp/lubrano/atelier/shorrocks1984.pdf
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Paul Ryan on the 2015 Index of Economic Freedom
 
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The 21st edition of the Index of Economic Freedom (www.heritage.org/index) evaluates economic conditions and government policies in 186 countries. Since its inception in 1995, the Index, an annual cross-country analysis by The Heritage Foundation, in collaboration with The Wall Street Journal, has tracked the progress of economic freedom around the globe and measured the impact of advancing economic liberty.
Business Forecast 2011 - Erik Hurst - University of Chicago Booth School of Business
 
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Erik Hurst is the V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow at Chicago Booth. Hurst studies macroeconomic policy, consumption, time use, entrepreneurship, and household financial behavior. His research includes "Life Cycle Prices and Production" forthcoming in the American Economic Review; "Social Security and Unsecured Debt" forthcoming in the Journal of Public Economics; "Liquidity Constraints, Household Wealth, and Entrepreneurship," which appeared in the Journal of Political Economy (2004); "The Correlation in Wealth Across Generations," which appeared in Journal of Political Economy (2003); and "Home is Where the Equity Is: Mortgage Refinancing and Household Consumption," which was published in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2002). Additionally, his research on "Measuring Trends in Leisure," which appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economics in 2007, was covered by the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Economist. His current paper "Conspicuous Consumption and Race" explores the differential spending on status goods between black and white households. Hurst won the 2006 TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security for his article about the transition to retirement titled "Consumption Versus Expenditure," published in the Journal of Political Economy (2005). He was the inaugural recipient of the John Huizinga Faculty Fellowship in 2005 and was awarded the William Ladany Research Award in 2001, which is given to a junior faculty member with promising research potential. In 2006, he was named a Neubauer Faculty Fellow; the previous year he was named a Charles E. Merrill Scholar, an honor given to Chicago Booth faculty who conduct promising research in the area of policy studies. He also has received grants from the Michigan Retirement Research Center and the Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to moving to Chicago, Hurst won two teaching awards while a graduate student at the University of Michigan. Additionally, in 2008, students in the Full-Time MBA Program selected him as the recipient of the Emory Williams Award for outstanding teaching. Hurst is a member of the Economic Fluctuations Group, Aging Group, and Public Economics Group at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from Clarkson University in 1993. He received a master's degree in economics in 1995 and a PhD in economics in 1999 from the University of Michigan. Hurst joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 1999.
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Economic Recovery Part 1 | The New School
 
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The New School for Social Research based in New York City, offers master's and doctoral programs in anthropology, economics, philosophy, politics, psychology, and sociology; interdisciplinary master's programs in historical studies and liberal studies | http://www.newschool.edu/nssr On Tuesday, May 19, 2009, The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) at The New School for Social Research, held a half-day conference to discuss economic recovery plans and whether now is the time for a mid-course policy correction of serious magnitude. Discussion included active labor market policies and what else policy makers can do to lessen the impact of the recession on joblessness, the undue focus on GDP and bank health as a market for a healthy economy. Welcome and Introduction by Jeff Madrick, The New School; State of The Economy Economic Forecast: Allen Sinai, Decision Economics; How Bad Is it? Lessons From History: Alexander Field, Santa Clara University, and Peter Temin, MIT. THE NEW SCHOOL | http://www.newschool.edu
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LSE Events | Assessing Global Financial Stability
 
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Financial instability can put growth at risk. How should global financial stability issues been analyzed? What is the IMF’s current assessment of global financial stability? During his lecture, Tobias Adrian will discuss the main features of a framework to assess global financial stability in a comprehensive and consistent way. He will also present the analysis of the October 2017 Global Financial Stability Report, which identifies sources of financial instability and the policies to mitigate risks to growth. The report focuses on the interplay between financial and macroeconomic developments, and assesses the degree to which these interactions pose risks that could threaten economic growth. Tobias Adrian, an LSE alumnus, is the Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In this capacity, he leads the IMF’s work on financial sector surveillance, monetary and macroprudential policies, financial regulation, debt management, and capital markets. He also oversees capacity building activities in IMF member countries, particularly with regard to the supervision and regulation of financial systems, central banking, monetary and exchange rate regimes, and asset and liability management. Prior to joining the IMF, Dr Adrian was a Senior Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Associate Director of the Research and Statistics Group. Dr Adrian taught at Princeton University and New York University and has published extensively in economics and finance journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. His research spans asset pricing, financial institutions, monetary policy, and financial stability, with a focus on aggregate consequences of capital markets developments. Wouter den Haan is Co-director for the Centre for Macroeconomics and Professor of Economics at LSE. The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching. The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.
Systems Conversations, October 19, 2018 - Richard Geddes
 
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Watch Dr. Geddes talk, 'Using Technology to Eliminate Traffic Congestion' here: https://cornell.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=b680a3c7-7570-42e8-9c58-a92d013ff52c Biography Rick Geddes is Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University and Director of the Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy. His research studies policies focused on the delivery of infrastructure projects in the transportation, water, and energy sectors. That includes funding, financing, public-private partnerships, and technology adoption. Geddes is also a core faculty member of the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) and a Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He is a Research Fellow with the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University. Geddes has held several visiting and advisory positions. He was the Edward Teller National Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution during the 1999-2000 academic year. He served as a senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisors during the 2004-2005 academic year, and was a commissioner on the National Surface Transportation Policy & Revenue Study Commission. Geddes was also a Fulbright Senior Scholar during the 2009-2010 academic year to study transportation public-private partnerships in Australia, and a Visiting Faculty Fellow at Yale Law School during the 1995-1996 academic year. He has advised numerous Fortune 500 companies, including United Parcel Service and CSX. He has testified numerous times before House and Senate committees. Geddes’ publications have appeared in numerous academic journals, including in Nature, the American Economic Review, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Journal of Legal Studies, Journal of Law & Economics, Transportation Research Part E, and Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, among others. Geddes has won numerous teaching and advising awards, including three Merrill Presidential Scholars Awards for Outstanding Educator, and a SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. He teaches courses at Cornell on infrastructure policy, corporate governance, microeconomics, and the regulation of industry. Geddes holds MA and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Chicago, and a BS in economics and finance from Towson State University.
Economic Recovery Part 3 | The New School
 
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The New School for Social Research based in New York City, offers master's and doctoral programs in anthropology, economics, philosophy, politics, psychology, and sociology; interdisciplinary master's programs in historical studies and liberal studies | http://www.newschool.edu/nssr On Tuesday, May 19, 2009, The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) at The New School for Social Research, held a half-day conference to discuss economic recovery plans and whether now is the time for a mid-course policy correction of serious magnitude. Discussion included active labor market policies and what else policy makers can do to lessen the impact of the recession on joblessness, the undue focus on GDP and bank health as a market for a healthy economy. Part 3: What should the mid course correction be? Bill Black, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Duncan Foley, The New School; Richard Freeman, Harvard University/NBER; Bill Rogers, Rutgers University; Teresa Ghilarducci, The New School. THE NEW SCHOOL | http://www.newschool.edu
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INTRODUCTION TO MICRO ECONOMICS CHAPTER: 1, STD.: 12TH, ECONOMICS
 
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What is ECONOMIC JUSTICE? What does ECONOMIC JUSTICE mean? ECONOMIC JUSTICE meaning & explanation
 
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What is ECONOMIC JUSTICE? What does ECONOMIC JUSTICE mean? ECONOMIC JUSTICE meaning - ECONOMIC JUSTICE definition - ECONOMIC JUSTICE explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. SUBSCRIBE to our Google Earth flights channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UuCPh7GrXznZi0Hz2YQnQ Justice in economics is a subcategory of welfare economics with models frequently representing the ethical-social requirements of a given theory, whether "in the large", as of a just social order, or "in the small", as in the equity of "how institutions distribute specific benefits and burdens". That theory may or may not elicit acceptance. In the Journal of Economic Literature classification codes 'justice' is scrolled to at JEL: D63, wedged on the same line between 'Equity' and 'Inequality' along with 'Other Normative Criteria and Measurement'. Categories above and below the line are Externalities and Altruism. Some ideas about justice and ethics overlap with the origins of economic thought, often as to distributive justice and sometimes as to Marxian analysis. The subject is a topic of normative economics and philosophy and economics. In early welfare economics, where mentioned, 'justice' was little distinguished from maximization of all individual utility functions or a social welfare function. As to the latter, Paul Samuelson (1947), expanding on work of Abram Bergson, represents a social welfare function in general terms as any ethical belief system required to order any (hypothetically feasible) social states for the entire society as "better than", "worse than", or "indifferent to" each other. Kenneth Arrow (1963) showed a difficulty of trying to extend a social welfare function consistently across different hypothetical ordinal utility functions even apart from justice. Utility maximization survives, even with the rise of ordinal-utility/Pareto theory, as an ethical basis for economic-policy judgments in the wealth-maximization criterion invoked in law and economics. Amartya Sen (1970), Kenneth Arrow (1983), Serge-Christophe Kolm (1969, 1996, 2000), and others have considered ways in which utilitarianism as an approach to justice is constrained or challenged by independent claims of equality in the distribution of primary goods, liberty, entitlements, opportunity, exclusion of antisocial preferences, possible capabilities, and fairness as non-envy plus Pareto efficiency. Alternate approaches have treated combining concern for the worst off with economic efficiency, the notion of personal responsibility and (de)merits of leveling individual benefits downward, claims of intergenerational justice, and other non-welfarist/Pareto approaches. Justice is a subarea of social choice theory, for example as to extended sympathy, and more generally in the work of Arrow, Sen, and others. A broad reinterpretation of justice from the perspective of game theory, social contract theory, and evolutionary naturalism is found in works of Ken Binmore (1994, 1998, 2004) and others. Arguments on fairness as an aspect of justice have been invoked to explain a wide range of behavioral and theoretical applications,supplementing earlier emphasis on economic efficiency (Konow, 2003).
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Does Rail Transit Investment Encourage Neighborhood Retail Activity?
 
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Presented by METRANS Transportation Center as part of the Transportation Research Seminar Series. Over the past 20 years, California has made substantial investments in intra-metropolitan passenger rail infrastructure, expanding existing systems and building new ones. According to advocates of New Urbanism, such investment should encourage the growth of mixed-use transit-oriented development, defined as a high-density mix of residential and commercial uses within walking distance of rail stations. Little research to date has examined whether rail investment stimulates retail activity, which is a key component of mixed-use development. In this seminar, we examine whether the opening of new rail stations across California's four largest metropolitan areas has affected retail employment within one-quarter mile of the stations, compared to similar neighborhoods around older stations or with no rail stations. Jenny Schuetz is an Assistant Professor in the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. Her primary research interests are urban and real estate economics, local public finance, and housing policy. Her research has been published in a variety of journals, including Regional Science and Urban Economics, the Journal of Housing Economics, Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Urban Studies. Current research projects include urban retail location patterns and the relationship between art galleries and neighborhood change. Dr. Schuetz teaches classes in real estate finance and policy analysis. Dr. Schuetz earned a B.A. with Highest Distinction in Economics and Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia, a Master's in City Planning from M.I.T., a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at NYU's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. Previously Dr. Schuetz worked for Abt Associates Inc., the Fannie Mae Foundation and the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.
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Trump's Economy, 4.5% Growth - Stephen Moore
 
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Stephen Moore is a writer and economic policy analyst. He founded and served as president of the Club for Growth from 1999 to 2004. Moore is a former member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board. In 2014, The Heritage Foundation announced that Moore would become its chief economist. Recorded August 31st, 2018
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LSE Events | The Social Life of DNA: racial reconciliation and institutional morality
 
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Alondra Nelson will discuss her book The Social Life of DNA on how claims about ancestry are marshalled together with genetic analysis in a range of social ventures. The use of genetic ancestry testing in the United States has grown exponentially since its emergence about fifteen years ago. In this same period, U.S. colleges and universities have increasingly uncovered and confronted their ties to the history of racial slavery. Although genetic ancestry tests are principally sought to provide genealogical information, these data have been marshalled into a wider range of social ventures, including the politics of remembrance and reconciliation. In this presentation, Alondra Nelson examines the recent use of genetic ancestry testing by the descendants of nearly three hundred enslaved men and women owned by Georgetown University, whom the institution’s Jesuit stewards sold to Southern plantations in 1838 in order to secure its solvency. The case of the GU 272 will be explored as a “reconciliation project”—a social endeavour in which DNA analysis is put to the use of repairing historic injury. Alondra Nelson (@alondra) is President of the Social Science Research Council. She is also Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, where she served as the inaugural Dean of Social Science. A scholar of science, medicine, and social inequality, her recent books include The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome and Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination. She is Chair of the American Sociological Association Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology and is an elected member of the Sociological Research Associations. Nelson received her BA from the University of California at San Diego, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her PhD from New York University in 2003. Nigel Dodd is a professor of sociology at the London School of Economics, and Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Sociology. This event is The British Journal of Sociology Annual Lecture. The British Journal of Sociology (@BJSociology) represents the mainstreams of sociological thinking and research and is consistently ranked highly by the ISI in Sociology.
2015-16 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development: Esther Duflo
 
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ESTHER DUFLO is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). In her research, she seeks to understand the economic lives of the poor, with the aim to help design and evaluate social policies. She has worked on health, education, financial inclusion, environment and governance. Professor Esther Duflo’s first degrees were in history and economics from Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris. She subsequently received a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 1999. Duflo has received numerous academic honors and prizes including the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences (2015), the A.SK Social Science Award (2015), Infosys Prize (2014), the David N. Kershaw Award (2011), a John Bates Clark Medal (2010), and a MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship (2009). With Abhijit Banerjee, she wrote Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, which won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award in 2011 and has been translated into 17 languages. Duflo is a member of the President’s Global Development Council and she is a Founding Editor of the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. Moderated by KAL RAUSTIALA KAL RAUSTIALA is professor at UCLA School of Law and the UCLA International Institute, where he teaches in the Program on Global Studies. Since 2007 he has served as director of the UCLA Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations. In 2016 he was elected Vice President of the American Society of International Law. Professor Raustiala's research focuses on international law, international relations, and intellectual property. His recent publications include "Governing the Internet," American Journal of International Law (2016); "Fake It Till You Make It: The Good News About China’s Knockoff Economy,” Foreign Affairs, (July/August 2013); “NGOs in International Treaty-Making,” in The Oxford Guide to Treaties (2012); and Does the Constitution Follow the Flag? The Evolution of Territoriality in American Law, (Oxford, 2009). His most recent book, The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation (Oxford, 2012), written with Christopher Sprigman of NYU Law School, has been translated into Chinese, Korean, and Japanese. A graduate of Duke University, Professor Raustiala holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, San Diego. ABOUT THE HARBERGER LECTURE Established in 1997, the Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development celebrates Arnold Harberger as an eminent scholar and teacher. The lectures provide a special forum for outstanding students of international economics and policy to present their views and research to the UCLA community and the public.
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Hatred of the White Hetero Male (4/7)- Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Herland Report TV
 
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Herland Report TV (HTV): "What happened in the US was the liberal-Left wing class ceased to represent the working class against the capitalist exploit employer. They created a new victim group and a new exploiter: the white heterosexual male", says Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. SUBSCRIBE to The Herland Report TV Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/HanneNabintuHerland?sub_confirmation=1 Dr. Roberts is chairman of The Institute for Political Economy, former editor of Wall Street Journal and a well-known author of many books. He is awarded the Treasury Department’s Meritorious Service Award for “his outstanding contributions to the formulation of United States economic policy. "The whole notion of class conflict has been replaced by gender conflict, race conflict, sexual preference conflict. The Liberal-Left has created a new victim group and a new exploiter. This exploiter is now "the white heterosexual male". The new victim class is everyone else. It’s the women, the blacks, the Hispanics, the homosexuals. Anybody but the white heterosexual male." "We now have a situation in which you have new forms of diversity, such as homosexuals, straight, gender differences, racial differences and these have taken the place of the class difference. So, the whole thing has been turned around." "With the new victim group being white heterosexual males who are defenseless and not protected by quotas, prohibitions against hate speech or hate crimes, you can say anything about a white heterosexual male. Which is peculiar if they are the dominant group. But you can’t say the slightest thing about blacks, or a homosexuals or women." "This has the population in each other’s throats. It used to be the capitalist worker against the capitalist owner. Not it is everybody against everybody, and we get more and more diversity." "This is not a framework for a peaceful society. It is not a framework for a society that can come together and deal with problems as a collective society." "It’s not a society that can exercise constraint over its government because its split and not united. Therefore, it’s very easy for the very powerful interest groups to dominate. It becomes almost impossible to constraint the powers of government." The previous programs with Dr. Roberts may be viewed here: Link to program 1, Neo-Con Totalitarianism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl1FCZBr9e8&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=41&t=1s Link to program 2, Totalitarianism in the West: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbI3Hh50bjE&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=39&t=12s Link to program 3, The Washington Tyranny: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihCVPVw2cm0&index=36&t=0s&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4 Program 4, Hatred of the White Hetero Male: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKpMO5Jdx-s&t=86s&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=8 Program 5, Financial Crisis Looming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7GgYAzrLKM&t=118s&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=71 Program 6, Military Complex and the Media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8ll-Mw8Vis&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=74 Exclusive shorts: The role of Putin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTa0uB80zHs&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=43&t=2s Trump and the Deep State: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgP-afNqE7g&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=47&t=0s White, hetero males are defenseless: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkGW6YhZXq4&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=67&t=4s Shutdown of Free Speech in the West: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGZrwizc-PI&list=PLlrCpcbN8MxjcppbagnHfPKx8RwgEHbX4&index=68&t=7s The Herland Report is a Scandinavian news site and TV channel on YouTube, reaching millions yearly, presenting leading intellectuals' view on foreign policy, current affairs, religion, the Middle East, Western decadence - free from the censoring political correctness that now permeate Western media and its political propaganda. The Herland Report believes in freedom of speech and its editorial policy resides above the traditional Left vs Right paradigm which we believe has lost its relevance and ability to describe the current driving forces in Western politics. We regularly feature a variety of opinion and analysis from a number of commentators from across the political spectrum. The Herland Report is founded and hosted by Hanne Nabintu Herland, a Scandinavian historian of comparative religions, bestselling author, commentator and TV producer, known from the media for sharp analysis and fearless speech. She was born and raised in Africa, has lived in South America and currently in the Middle East, and traveled extensively in Asia. She speaks a number of languages. TWITTER: https://twitter.com/HanneNabintuHer ALSO FOLLOW THE HERLAND REPORT NEWS SITE and pick up articles from leading intellectuals, authors, journalists and activists: http://www.theherlandreport.com
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International Journal of System Dynamics Applications
 
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International Journal of System Dynamics Applications Ahmad Taher Azar (Benha University, Egypt) http://www.bu.edu.eg/staff/ahmadazar14 Now Available Year Established: 2012 Publish Frequency: Quarterly ISSN: 2160-9772 EISSN: 2160-9799 https://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-system-dynamics-applications/51803 ___________ Description: The International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA) publishes original scientific and quality research on the theory of and advances in dynamical systems with analyses of measure-theoretical and topological aspects. This interdisciplinary journal provides audiences with an extensive exploration of the perspectives and methods of system dynamics and system thinking, which are applied to systems in the fields of engineering, soft computing, economics, management, and medicine, among others. The journal also covers strongly related research areas including control, automation, soft-computing and systems. IJSDA publishes original articles, reviews, technical reports, patent alerts, and case studies on the latest innovative findings of new methodologies and techniques. The journal welcomes active participation and contribution by researchers, not only by submitting original works but also by making constructive suggestions for improving the journal. IJSDA appeals to academics, researchers, and professionals in the fields of engineering, modeling, and computer simulation, decision analysis, soft computing, control systems, biomedical modeling, dynamical systems, applied mathematics, statistics, natural sciences, policy analysis, management science, economics, and behavioural sciences. ___________ Topics Covered: • Biologically inspired control techniques • Biomedical control systems • Complex nonlinear dynamics • Complexity/agent-based modeling • Control of chaotic systems • Corporate planning and policy design based on information feedback and circular causality • Decision Support Systems • Digital and analogue control • Discrete event dynamic systems • Dynamics decision making • Economic dynamics • Embedded control systems • Energy and environmental dynamics • Intelligent control systems • Mathematical modeling and computer simulation • Model calibration and validation • Model-based diagnosis • Modeling and analysis of engineering systems • Modeling physiological systems • Neuro controllers • Neuro-fuzzy controllers • Nonlinear and linear system identification • Nonlinear system control • Non-smooth dynamical systems with impacts or discontinuities • Operations management and supply chains • Optimal control and applications • Psychology and social dynamics • Qualitative system dynamics • Real-time and fault-tolerant systems • Real-time systems • Robot and manipulator control • Robust control • Significant contributions to system dynamics teaching • Soft computing (artificial intelligence, neural networks, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, etc.) • Stochastic control • System Dynamics • System thinking
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Will the Fed raise rates in 2019?
 
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Wall Street Journal global economic editor Jon Hilsenrath and KPMG chief economist Constance Hunter discuss whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2019. Tomorrow, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce its interest rate decision followed by a press conference with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the world — FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London. Subscribe to Fox Business! https://bit.ly/2D9Cdse Watch more Fox Business Video: https://video.foxbusiness.com Watch Fox Business Network Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ Watch full episodes of FBN Primetime shows Lou Dobbs Tonight: https://video.foxbusiness.com/playlist/longform-lou-dobbs-tonight Trish Regan Primetime: https://video.foxbusiness.com/playlist/longform-trish-regan-primetime Kennedy: https://video.foxbusiness.com/playlist/longform-kennedy Follow Fox Business on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoxBusiness Follow Fox Business on Twitter: https://twitter.com/foxbusiness Follow Fox Business on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foxbusiness
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Greg Ip: How Demographics Rule the Global Economy
 
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Nearly 10 billion people are projected to inhabit Earth by 2060. Greg Ip, chief economics commentator at the "Wall Street Journal," joins The Agenda to discuss why changing demographics raise surprising concerns.
Keynes and the "New Economics" of Fascism | Joseph T. Salerno (Lecture 6 of 10)
 
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Professor Joseph T. Salerno presents the seminar "Austrian School of Economics: Revisionist History and Contemporary Theory," a series of ten formal lectures on topics related to the history and theory of the Austrian School of Economics. Recorded at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama; June 6-10, 2005. http://mises.org Playlist link for the complete seminar: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PLF1C02D82CD58960C Links to selected online resources on Austrian Economics: Writings by Ludwig von Mises: Human Action: A Treatise on Economics http://mises.org/resources/3250 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=ED883527337E557B Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution http://mises.org/th.asp Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=E52EEC7BFA3115F0 Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics http://mises.org/hsofase.asp Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis http://mises.org/resources/2736 Epistemological Relativism in the Sciences of Human Action http://mises.org/resources/117 The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science http://mises.org/books/ufofes/ Writings by Carl Menger: On the Origins of Money http://mises.org/resources/4984 Principles of Economics http://mises.org/resources/595 Investigations Into the Method of the Social Sciences http://mises.org/resources/4062 Writings by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk: Capital and Interest http://mises.org/resources/164 Control or Economic Law http://mises.org/resources/5188 The Positive Theory of Capital http://mises.org/resources/3326 Value, Cost, and Marginal Utility http://mises.org/journals/qjae/pdf/qjae5_3_5.pdf Karl Marx and the Close of His System http://mises.org/resources/996 Writings by Murray N. Rothbard: Man, Economy, and State http://mises.org/resources/1082 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=53CE2A1EA5C720BE Economic Thought Before Adam Smith: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume I http://mises.org/resources/3985 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/play_list?p=C60128B8E98929D7 Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume II http://mises.org/resources/3986 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/play_list?p=08BADEE86CA3F02F Mises and Austrian Economics http://mises.org/resources/2699 Related links: The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions by Eugen-Maria Schulak & Herbert Unterköfler http://mises.org/resources/6136 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PLF6C1466B1FDFB954 Philosophical and Ethical Implications of Austrian Economics by Israel M. Kirzner http://mises.org/resources/24 Individualism and Economic Order by F.A. Hayek http://mises.org/resources/4015 A Primer on Austrian Economics by Jonathan M. Finegold Catalan http://mises.org/daily/4390 Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian School of Economics by Jeffrey M. Herbener http://mises.org/journals/rae/pdf/RAE5_2_2.pdf The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays http://mises.org/pdf/austtrad.pdf Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PLF6FD253F520A3522 Economic Science and the Austrian Method by Hans-Hermann Hoppe http://mises.org/esandtam.asp Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL4FDF8CB0C43583F1 Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism by Jörg Guido Hülsmann http://mises.org/resources/3295 Audio book version: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=B20838592EA05A7B Ludwig von Mises Speaks (A collection of rare audio recordings) http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=02723D13F1B940CE Links to more online resources: http://mises.org/literature.aspx http://mises.org/daily/ * * * * * Joseph T. Salerno is an economist of the Austrian School who resides in the United States. A professor at Pace University, Salerno is an active scholar in the areas of banking and monetary theory, comparative economics, and the history of economic thought. He is a senior faculty member of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, for which he frequently lectures and writes, and he serves as editor of the Institute's Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. Biography of Joseph T. Salerno http://mises.org/fellow.aspx?id=17 Related links: http://mises.org/articles.aspx?AuthorId=237 http://mises.org/literature.aspx?action=author&Id=237 DISCLAIMER: The Ludwig von Mises Institute has given permission under the Creative Commons license that this media presentation can be publicly reposted as long as credit is given to the Mises Institute and other guidelines are followed. More info at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/ This YouTube channel is in no way endorsed by or affiliated with the Ludwig von Mises Institute, any of its lecturers or staff members.
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Entrepreneurship - Intro to Political Economy, Lecture6
 
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https://sites.duke.edu/intrope/ COURSE OVERVIEW: Introduction to Political Economy is a self-contained and nontechnical overview of the intellectual history of political economy, the logic of microeconomics, and the definitions used in macroeconomics. It introduces the notion of a political economy, emphasizing the moral and ethical problems that markets solve, and fail to solve. LECTURE OVERVIEW: 1. The argument for capitalism and entrepreneurship is not greed, but benefits to consumers. Markets rely on a system called "consumer sovereignty." 2. The story of Soichiro Honda, and his struggles with bureaucracy. Innovation requires many people working on different things, and many failures. 3. Definitions: Opportunity Cost, Rents, Profits, and Rent-Seeking 4. The distinction between profit-seeking and rent-seeking is complicated, but it is socially important. Government has to be careful to restrict rent-seeking opportunities, because private markets can't tell the difference! 5. But the incentives of the state are wrong, and the state often fails. Many states actually specialize in rent-extraction. Examples--"mud farmers" and castles along the Rhine River in Germany, are considered. 6. The key problem: Rent seeking causes a loss of consumer surplus from exchanges that do not take place. Unseen, hard to measure. Foregone improvements in growth, prosperity and use of goods. There is also the dissipation of resources in war over right to charge tolls, so that spawns competition over rights to control access to "overfishing" the resource. 7. A summary: Exchange creates value, New products must pass profit test. But accounting profits are both rents and profits. Problem: rent-seeking destroys value in pursuit of transfers, which are at best neutral. Creating rents is "profitable" for authority that can extract transfers in exchange. READINGS: Munger, M.C. “Two Steves and One Soichiro.” (http://www.econlib.org/library/Columns/y2006/Mungercollectivism.html ) Kirzner, Israel. “Competition, Regulation, and the Market Process: An “Austrian” Perspective” Cato Policy Analysis #18 (http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa018.html ) Kirzner, Israel, “Creativity and / or Alertness: A Reconsideration • of the Schumpeterian Entrepreneur” Review of Austrian Economics, 1999 11: 5-17. (http://link.springer.com.proxy.lib.duke.edu/content/pdf/10.1023%2FA%3A1007719905868.pdf ) Folsom, B.W., textbook, Chapters 4-5. Andreessen, Marc. “Why Software is Eating the World,” August 20, 2011, Wall Street Journal Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more! Follow us at https://twitter.com/dukepolisci Like us at https://facebook.com/dukepolisci Follow us at https://instagram.com/dukepolisci Produce by Shaun King, Duke University Department of Political Science Multimedia Specialist
China's Leftover Men | Insight | Full episode
 
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Since China's one-child policy was put in place in 1979, the government has managed to avert some 400 million births. While the policy has helped curb population growth and accelerate the pace of modernization in the country, it has also given rise to another major problem - an acutely lopsided or uneven gender ratios. There's currently just too many men than women in the country. By 2020, it’s estimated that there'll be 40 million more men than women in the country, leaving at least 12 to 15% of young adult men with no hopes of marrying. How did China get itself into such a predicament? How will the gender imbalance impact China's economic prosperity and social unity if the problem is not addressed? Has it done enough to reverse the trend? Insight investigates.
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Richard Wolff On Why Republican Tax Bill Is A Monstrosity
 
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An excerpt from the "Global Capitalism", a monthly speech by Richard Wolff. Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE_qeBwvHwc Richard David Wolff is an American Marxian economist, well known for his work on Marxian economics, economic methodology, and class analysis. He is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Wolff has also taught economics at Yale University, City University of New York, University of Utah, University of Paris I (Sorbonne), and The Brecht Forum in New York City. In 1988 he co-founded the journal Rethinking Marxism. In 2010, Wolff published Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It, also released as a DVD. He released three new books in 2012: Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism, with David Barsamian (San Francisco: City Lights Books), Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian, with Stephen Resnick (Cambridge, MA, and London: MIT University Press), and Democracy at Work (Chicago: Haymarket Books).
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Intro to Economics: Crash Course Econ #1
 
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In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill launch a brand new Crash Course on Economics! So, what is economics? Good question. It's not necessarily about money, or stock markets, or trade. It's about people and choices. What, you may ask, does that mean. We'll show you. Let's get started! Crash Course is now on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark Brouwer, Jan Schmid, Anna-Ester Volozh, Robert Kunz, Jason A Saslow, Christian Ludvigsen, Chris Peters, Brad Wardell, Beatrice Jin, Roger C. Rocha, Eric Knight, Jessica Simmons, Jeffrey Thompson, Elliot Beter, Today I Found Out, James Craver, Ian Dundore, Jessica Wode, SR Foxley, Sandra Aft, Jacob Ash, Steve Marshall TO: My Students FROM: Mrs. Culp Culpzilla's students are amazing! You guys rock! TO: Everyone FROM: Pankaj DFTBA and keep being the exception like the Mongols. Thank you so much to all of our awesome supporters for their contributions to help make Crash Course possible and freely available for everyone forever: Summer Naugle, Minnow, Ilkka Hemmilä, Kaitlyn Celeste, Lee Toran, Sarty, Damian Shaw, Nathaniel "The Skipper" Cruz Chavez, Maura Doyle, Chris, Sander Mutsaers Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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