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Pick of the day: What Are the Economics of the Creative Economy?

Graduate Center geographer David Harvey, author of Rebel Cities; Harvard economist Edward Glaeser, author of Triumph of the City; and Seth W. Pinsky, former president of the NYC Economic Development Corporation, debate the economic realities of New York’s creative and … Continue reading

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Pick of the day: The Post-Crisis Crises by Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate

A new blog post on the economy: “As we struggle with today’s crises, we should be asking whether we are responding in ways that exacerbate our long-term problems. The path marked out by the deficit hawks and austerity advocates both … Continue reading

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Pick of the day: Why Do Economic Forecasters Get It Wrong?

One more blog post on economics. This time taking apart economic predictions about Italy: “What can we learn from these numbers? The crisis has shown how wrong the assumptions and relationships at the core of mainstream economics were. They were … Continue reading

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Pick of the day: The Washington Post – An amazing mea culpa from the IMF’s chief economist on austerity

by Ares Kalandides As the economic crisis in Europe deepens, I find it harder and harder to talk about places as if they were isolated and their development only depended on endogenous factors. For that reason I will be reblogging … Continue reading

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11th Symposium of the Humboldt Economics Forum: Growth and/or Sustainability!? – Part III

<<< Read Part I <<< Read Part II by Renard Teipelke Part III The dilemma between growth and sustainability was supposed to be ‘solved’ by the last panel on which Professor Meyer (University of Osnabrück) underscored that all the well-intentioned … Continue reading

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11th Symposium of the Humboldt Economics Forum: Growth and/or Sustainability!? – Part I

>>> Read Part II >>> Read Part III by Renard Teipelke Part I The world struggles with major challenges ranging from the global economic crisis to terrorism and in Germany, intellectuals come together to discuss issues often pejoratively ascribed to … Continue reading

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