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Ha-Joon Chang: Economics, But Not as You Know It

In Economics: The User’s Guide, which he will talk about in this public lecture, bestselling author Ha-Joon Chang explains how the global economy works, and why anyone can understand the dismal science. Unlike many economists who claim there is only one way of ‘doing economics’, he introduces readers to a wide range of economic theories, …

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Jeffrey Sachs: Future sustainability

Seminar hosted by the Stockholm Resilience Centre with Jeffrey Sachs on future sustainability. Jeffrey David Sachs is an American economist and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Working with the challenges of economic development, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, debt cancellation, and globalization. The Stockholm Resilience Centre is a new international centre that advances transdisciplinary research for governance of social-ecological systems with a special emphasis on resilience …

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Discussion: Reflections on a Changing World: 1950-2050

This discussion is hosted by the London Business School of Economics. With Sir James Wolfensohn, Professor Amartya Sen and Professor Lord Stern James Wolfensohn was the ninth president of the World Bank. Amartya Sen is a professor of economics at Harvard University and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics. The London School of …

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Discussion: Future of the Global Economy: Optimism or Pessimism?

Fora TV presents a discussion and debate on the topic of the economic development in the world. With leading journalists and academics debating whether we should view the future of the global economy through the lens of optimism or pessimism. In an argument in support of an optimistic global outlook, Dr. Parag Khanna of the Hybrid Reality …

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