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History of Economic Thought – interview with the general editor
 
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An introduction to Routledge’s digital reference product, History of Economic Thought, from academic editor Heinz D. Kurz. The second in the Routledge Historical Resources series, History of Economic Thought is a collection of thousands of primary and secondary sources, hundreds of journal articles, and newly-commissioned thematic essays on important subject areas. Tracing the development of economics between 1700 and 1914, this database contains resources on major economists, important subjects, and currents of thought from the period. http://www.routlegehistoricalresources.com/economic-thought
History of Economics Thoughts - Theories
 
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I'm done with my presentation. So to hell with economics and theories.
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FMM: Introductury Lecture  Allgoewer History of Economic Thought
 
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History of Economic Thought Elisabeth Allgoewer (University Hamburg) To the documentation: http://www.boeckler.de/veranstaltung_... Twenty years ago, the Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM) was founded as a platform for analysis, research and discussion of macroeconomic issues. At the time macroeconomic theory and policy were dominated by neoclassical approaches. In contrast, the network was established to promote alternative, heterodox concepts of macroeconomic theory and refocus economic policy on the goals of high employment, environmentally sustainable growth, price stability, reduced inequality and poverty. At our 20th conference, we will assess the current state of macroeconomics. What has changed in the two decades since the foundation of the network? Is there greater pluralism in theoretical approaches? What are the improvements in modelling the economy in orthodox and heterodox approaches? What is the explanatory power and empirical content of macroeconomics today?
History of Economic Thought: Marginalism Lecture 1
 
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This is the first in a series of five lectures on the topic of marginalism. The lectures were presented as part of History of Economic Thought (ECO3016F) The lectures are researched, written and presented by Jed Stephens. The bibliography for this lecture series is: Blaug, M. 2009. Economic theory in retrospect. 5. ed., 6. print. ed. Cambridge [u.a.]: Cambridge Univ. Press. Chase, R.X. 1978. The "Ruth Cohen" Anomaly and Production Theory. Challenge. 21:32-39. Available: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40719684 [Aug 15, 2017]. Cohen, A.J. & Harcourt, G.C. 2003. Retrospectives: Whatever Happened to the Cambridge Capital Theory Controversies? The Journal of Economic Perspectives. 17(1):199-214. Available: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/aea/jep/2003/00000017/00000001/art00010. Edgeworth, F.Y. 2015. Mathematical Psychics; An Essay on the Application of Mathematics to the Moral Sciences. Scholar's Choice. Menger, C. Principals of Economics. https://mises.org/library/principles-economics: Ludwig von Mises Institute. Paul A. Samuelson. 1966. A Summing Up. The Quarterly Journal of Economics. 80(4):568-583. Available: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1882916. Robbins, L. 2000. A History of Economic Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Available: http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt7rm04. William Stanley Jevons. 2013. The Theory of Political Economy. Fourth edition. ed. London: Springer Nature. DOI:10.1057/9781137374158.
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Demolishing Neoliberal Development Myths, SOAS University of London
 
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This Development studies Seminar titled “Demolishing Neoliberal Development Myths” was given by Professor Jayati Ghosh, Professor Erik S. Reinert, Professor Rainer Kattel at SOAS University of London on 17 January 2017 You can find out more about this event at https://goo.gl/Njoz2F Find out more about Development Studies at SOAS at https://www.soas.ac.uk/development/ The editors of the Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development attempt to cover a huge canvas, in both time and geography, in order to illustrate processes of economic development from many different angles, with authors of the different chapters hailing from all continents. We believe that in order to merit the title Alternative Theories of Economic Development, this volume should aim at the kind of objectivity that is best achieved by observing a phenomenon from as many angles as possible. If the reader asks ‘alternative to what?’, the reply is that this book has collected alternatives to the neoclassical economic tradition that started with David Ricardo (1817) and his theory of comparative advantage. For centuries, economics was at its very core an art, a practice and a science devoted to ‘economic development’, albeit under a variety of labels: from an idealistic promotion of ‘public happiness’ to the nationalistic creation of wealth and greatness of nations and rulers, and the winning of wars. In some sense, until about a hundred years ago, most economists were ‘development economists’. As we launch the publication of the Handbook, we try to reflect on a variety of these approaches in the history of economic thought and in contemporary analysis. Professor Jayati Ghosh is a distinguished development economist. She has written extensively on topics including international economics, employment, gender, finance and the Indian economy, authoring and co-editing several books and more than 120 scholarly articles. Described by the Guardian newspaper as one of the world’s leading economists, she has received awards from the ILO and UNDP for her research. She teaches at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India and is the Executive Secretary of International Development Economics Associates (IDEAS), an international network of heterodox development economists. Erik S. Reinert, a Norwegian citizen, is Professor of Technology Governance and Development Strategies at Tallinn University of Technology. His research area is the theory of uneven growth, i.e. the factors which – contrary to the predictions of standard economic theory – cause world economic development to be such an uneven process. Reinert is also chairman of The Other Canon Foundation in Norway. Reinert holds a BA from Hochschule St. Gallen, Switzerland, an MBA from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University. He has published a large number of articles on economic issues, and his work has taken him to more than 60 countries. Reinert’s book How Rich Countries got Rich and why Poor Countries Stay Poor (Constable & Robinson, 2007) has been published, or is under translation into, about 20 languages. In 2008 he received the Myrdal Prize from the European Association of Evolutionary Political Economy, and in 2016 World Economics Association placed his book on the shortlist of 50 from which the 10 most important economics books over the last 100 years were to be selected by vote. Professor Rainer Kattel holds the chair of Innovation Policy and Technology Governance at Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. He has published extensively on innovation policy, its governance and specific management issues. His research interests include also financial policy and financialization. His recent books include The Elgar Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development edited with Erik Reinert and Jayati Ghosh (Elgar, 2016) and Financial Regulations in the European Union edited with Jan Kregel and Mario Tonveronachi (Routledge, 2016). In 2013, he received Estonia's National Science Award for his work on innovation policy.
Sir Jonathan Bate reading “Ted Hughes: Eco-Warrior, or Eco-Worrier?”
 
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The Department of English at ASU presents Professor Sir Jonathan Bate, playwright, biographer, scholar, and Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, in a lecture supported by the Office of the Provost. Bate, who has just published a much-heralded biography of British poet laureate Ted Hughes, presented the talk, "Ted Hughes: Eco-Warrior, or Eco-Worrier?" A well-known as a biographer, critic, broadcaster and scholar, Jonathan Bate is Provost of Worcester College and Professor of English Literature in the University of Oxford. He has wide-ranging research interests in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, Romanticism, biography and life-writing, ecocriticism, contemporary poetry and theatre history. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature, as well as an Honorary Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Before moving to Oxford in 2011, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, then King Alfred Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool, and then Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick. He is a Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company, broadcasts regularly for the BBC, writes for the Guardian, Times, TLS and Sunday Telegraph, and has held visiting posts at Yale and UCLA. In 2006 he was awarded a CBE in the Queen's 80th Birthday Honours for his services to higher education and in 2015 he was knighted in the New Year Honours for services to literary scholarship and higher education. Bate is renowned in the field of ecocriticism, having published what is considered “the first ecological reading of English literature”—his Song of the Earth (Picador/Harvard UP, 2000). Previously, in his Romantic Ecology (Routledge 1991), Bates articulated the conservationist influence of William Wordsworth’s poetry; the work has been enormously influential on later Romanticist work on literature and the environment. In his award-winning biography of John Clare (2003), Bates discussed the laborer-poet’s interest in environmental fragility and ecological change, calling him “an ecologist, before his time; a conservationist.” Bate is also an advocate for the importance of humanities education. In an interview published in British Academy Review (February 2014), he said “one of the reasons for studying the humanities is precisely that the humanities draw our attention to big, valuable, important things that cannot be contained or constrained within a model of economic benefit. Beauty, truth – these are difficult, abstract concepts, concepts that defy quantification.” Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 Arizona State University, Tempe campus
The Libertarian Angle: History of Economic Thought, Part 1
 
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Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard review the early history of economics from Adam Smith through David Ricardo and John Stuart Mill. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly. Go to the podcast http://libertarianangle.libsyn.com/.
History of Economic Thought - 5 of 6 - Mises and Austrian Economics - Murray N Rothbard
 
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Murray Rothbard died before he could write the third volume of his famous History of Economic Thought, which would cover the birth and development of the Austrian School, through the Keynesian Revolution and Chicago School. With this six-lecture course, however, the History of Economic Thought is complete. 5. Mises and Austrian Economics The essence of Austrian economics is based on the analysis of individual action. In other words, it is about individuals doing things, having purposes and goals and pursuing them. Other schools of economics deal with aggregates, groups, classes, wholes of one sort or another, without focusing on the individual first and building up from there. Austrian economics builds on an earlier French and Italian tradition, really beginning with the Spanish scholastics in the 16th century, and then proceeding on in France with Cantillion and Turgot in the 18th century. Economics not only predated Smith by several centuries, but also was much better than Smith. It seems not to be an accident that labor value came from Scotland because Scotland was the classical home of Calvinism, and Calvinist doctrine is that labor is a key thing. Everybody is doomed to work and consumer enjoyment is evil. Three fallacies are embedded in the British classical school: labor theory of value, aggregate class struggle of shares of income, and a focus on nonexistent, unreal, long-run equilibrium. Additionally, Ricardo totally divided macro from a micro sphere. There is no talk about entrepreneurs. Subjective value theory, individuals making their valuations in marginal units, preferences are ordinal (by ranking), and economics is more a philosophic subject, not mathematical, are four Austrian issues. Capital takes time. Interest is determined by a person’s time premium rate on present goods immediately available. The entrepreneur is the key figure in the profit and loss system. Mises healed the micro-macro split, by applying the marginal utility theory to money. The only thing an increase in the money supply does is to dilute the purchasing power of the money unit. First receivers of new money benefit to greater degrees than final recipients. Money must originate out of the free market, not by government edict. Fractional reserve banking is fraud. Mises created his Austrian theory of the business cycle. Increasing the central banking supply of money not only causes inflation, but also causes other disturbances. Mises singlehandedly stopped Austrian inflation in the 1920s, stopped it from becoming hyperinflation. He also warned about the Great Depression. Prices were being kept level, but they should fall in free markets due to increased productivity (as they do in computers). Mises became the uncompromising, hardcore laissez-faire capitalist. Human Action is the great work of the 20th century. The fifth in a series of six lectures on the History of Economic Thought. Sourced from: https://mises.org/library/history-economic-thought-marx-hayek We are not endorsed or affiliated with the above. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/legalcode Presented by: Read Rothbard is comprised of a small group of voluntaryists who are fans of Murray N. Rothbard. We curate content on the www.ReadRothbard.com site including books, lectures, articles, speeches, and we make a weekly podcast based on his free-market approach to economics. Our focus is on education and how advancement in technology improves the living standards of the average person. The Read Rothbard Podcast is all about Maximum Freedom. We look at movies and current events from a Rothbardian Anarchist perspective. If it's voluntary, we're cool with it. If it's not, then it violated the Non-Aggression Principle and Property Rights - the core tenants of Libertarian Theory - and hence - human freedom. Website: http://www.ReadRothbard.com iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-read-rothbard-podcast/id1166745868 Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/m/Ii45fhytlsiwkw6cbgzbxi6ahmi?t=The_Read_Rothbard_Podcast Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readrothbardclub Twitter: https://twitter.com/read_rothbard Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/xB4583 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ReadRothbard Murray Rothbard, Murray N Rothbard, Read Rothbard, Anarchy, Anarchism, Free-Market, Anarcho-Capitalism, News and Events, Podcast, Laissez-Faire, Voluntaryist, Voluntaryism, Non-Aggression Principle, NAP, Libertarian, Libertarianism, Economics, Austrian Economics,
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Mod-01 Lec-01 The Socio-Economic Role of Scarcity and Uncertainty
 
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History of Economic Theory by Dr. Shivakumar, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences IIT Madras, For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in
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Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction
 
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Michelle Baddeley, author of Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction, gives her top 10 things you should know about the science of behavioural economics and how it relates to our everyday lives. http://bit.ly/2rR4Nuo Michelle Baddeley is Professor in Economics and Finance at the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London (UCL), and before that was Director of Studies in Economics, Gonville & Caius College/Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge. She has an active interest in public policy and is a member of the Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee (convened by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), and an Associate Fellow with the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), based at the University of Cambridge. She was a member of the Blackett Review Expert Panel: FinTech Futures 2014-15, led by Professor Sir Mark Walport, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser. Her books include Behavioural Economics and Finance (Routledge, 2012), and Running Regressions: A practical guide to quantitative research in economics, finance and development studies, (CUP 2009), with Diana Barrowclough. © Oxford University Press
The Austrian School of Economics (Chp. 3: The Discovery of the Self: The Theory of Subjective Value)
 
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Here is a brilliant and engaging guide to the history, ideas, and institutions of the Austrian School of economics. Eugen-Maria Schulak and Herbert Unterköfler, two Austrian intellectuals who have gone to the sources themselves to provide a completely new look at the tradition and what it means for the future. Read ''The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions'' online: http://tinyurl.com/yagraqj3 Playlist link for the complete audio book: http://tinyurl.com/aw5kwdt * * * * * DISCLAIMER: The Ludwig von Mises Institute has given permission under the Creative Commons license that this audio 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. * * * * * Links to selected online books and essays about Austrian Economics: What is Austrian Economics? http://mises.org/etexts/austrian.asp Human Action: A Treatise on Economics https://mises.org/library/human-action-0/html Audio book version: http://tinyurl.com/ab8wx88 Man, Economy, and State http://mises.org/resources/1082 Audio book playlist: http://tinyurl.com/axhdzg3 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://tinyurl.com/a3obfgu Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume II http://mises.org/resources/3986 Audio book version: http://tinyurl.com/bd44b6s Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution http://mises.org/th.asp Audio book version: http://tinyurl.com/aa7gyv2 Omnipotent Government: The Rise of Total State and Total War http://mises.org/resources/5829/ Audio book version: http://tinyurl.com/yb72wrez Bureaucracy http://mises.org/resources/875 Audio book version: http://tinyurl.com/yasf8gld Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth https://mises.org/library/economic-calculation-socialist-commonwealth/html Audio book version: http://tinyurl.com/y8w5h8av Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism http://mises.org/resources/3295 Audio book version: http://tinyurl.com/ajaywkh Praxeology: The Methodology of Austrian Economics https://mises.org/library/praxeology-methodology-austrian-economics The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality http://mises.org/resources/1164 Economic Freedom and Interventionism http://mises.org/efandi.asp Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics http://mises.org/hsofase.asp Liberty and Property http://mises.org/libprop.asp Marxism Unmasked: From Delusion to Destruction http://mises.org/resources/4035/ Interventionism: An Economic Analysis http://mises.org/resources/1217/ Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis http://mises.org/resources/2736 Biography of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) http://mises.org/about/3248 Biography of Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) http://mises.org/about/3249 The Genius of Carl Menger https://mises.org/library/genius-carl-menger The Life and Works of Böhm-Bawerk https://mises.org/library/life-and-works-bohm-bawerk Ludwig von Mises on Money and Inflation http://mises.org/resources/5230 The Philosophical Contributions of Ludwig von Mises http://tinyurl.com/yc9u4ju7 Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian School of Economics http://tinyurl.com/yavecrju The Cultural Thought of Ludwig von Mises http://tinyurl.com/y8wx6obu Why Austrian Economics Matters http://mises.org/resources/1200 Austrian Economics as Extraordinary Science http://mises.org/resources/12 Praxeology and Understanding: An Analysis of the Controversy in Austrian Economics http://tinyurl.com/zz6n3cr Economic Science and the Austrian Method http://mises.org/resources/4950 The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle http://mises.org/pdf/austtrad.pdf Philosophical and Ethical Implications of Austrian Economics http://mises.org/resources/24 The Place of Human Action in the Development of Modern Economic Thought http://mises.org/journals/qjae/pdf/qjae2_1_3.pdf Austrian Macroeconomics: A Diagrammatical Exposition http://mises.org/resources/5057 The Austrian School's Critique of Marxism https://mises.org/daily/5114 Methodology of the Austrian School Economists http://mises.org/resources/155 Control or Economic Law http://mises.org/resources/5188 The Positive Theory of Capital http://mises.org/resources/3326 Mises and Austrian Economics: A Personal View by Ron Paul http://mises.org/resources/3221 Principles of Economics http://mises.org/etexts/menger/principles.asp Individualism and Economic Order http://mises.org/resources/4015 The Pure Theory of Capital http://mises.org/resources/3032 Monetary Nationalism and International Stability http://mises.org/resources/570
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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
John T Harvey - Federal Job Guarantee & Economics
 
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#FightForFJG Mission: The current rising interest in a Job Guarantee in the United States reflects the convergence of a long history of civil rights struggle and of a more than 20-year economic research program working out its implications and the requirements for its successful implementation. The mission of Fight For FJG is to serve as a reliable resource for policymakers and activists who are seeking to advocate and implement a program consistent with this history and research while avoiding programs that are faulty in design or in opposition to an actual Federal Job Guarantee. John Harvey is a Research Scholar at the Institute for Sustainable Prosperity and a Professor of Economics at Texas Christian University (TCU). He earned his PhD at the University of Tennessee in 1987 and has been at TCU ever since. His main areas of research are international economics, contemporary schools of thought, and macroeconomics. Dr. Harvey has published over forty peer-reviewed articles and four books including Currencies, Capital Flows and Crises: A post Keynesian analysis of exchange rate determination (Routledge, 2009) and Contending Perspectives in Economics: A Guide to Contemporary Schools of Thought (Edward Elgar, 2015). John is currently working on a manuscript aimed at explaining complex economic issues to the layperson. He also has a blog at Forbes.com where he comments on current economic policy issues. https://fightforfjg.com/volunteer/
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Economic Development of the East-Aian Economies
 
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This video is an analysis of the development of the East-asian Economies prepared has an interview with the professor of the Complutense University Clara Garcia Fernandez. I hope you like it
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For Love and Money: the distinctive features of care work
 
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Speaker(s): Professor Nancy Folbre Chair: Professor Carola Frege Recorded on 29 November 2011 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building. For Love and Money, a forthcoming book edited by Nancy Folbre provides an overview of care provision in the United States and develops a framework for the analysis of existing care policies. Nancy Folbre is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research explores the interface between political economy and feminist theory, with a particular emphasis on the value of unpaid care work. In addition to numerous articles published in academic journals, she is the author of Greed, Lust, and Gender: A History of Economic Ideas (Oxford, 2009), Valuing Children: Rethinking the Economics of the Family (Harvard, 2008), Who Pays for the Kids?: Gender and the Structures of Constraint (Routledge, 1994) and co-editor, with Michael Bittman, of Family Time: The Social Organization of Care (Routledge, 2004). Books she has written for a wider audience include Saving State U (New Press, 2010); The Field Guide to the U.S. Economy (with James Heintz and Jonathan Teller-Elsberg, New Press, 2006 and earlier editions), The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values (New Press, 2001), and The War on the Poor: A Defense Manual (with Randy Albelda, New Press, 1996). She currently coordinates a working group on care work sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation. You can read her regular contribution to the New York Times Economix Blog. For more information, see her personal website. This event will be introduced by Professor Sarah Ashwin. mp3 audio podcast available here - http://www2.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/videoAndAudio/channels/publicLecturesAndEvents/player.aspx?id=1272
Economic Inequality and Gender Inequality, SOAS University of London
 
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This Development studies Seminar titled “Economic Inequality and Gender Inequality” was given by Professor Diane Elson at SOAS University of London on 21 February 2017 You can find out more about this event at https://goo.gl/TI71ke Find out more about Development Studies at SOAS at https://www.soas.ac.uk/development/ Economic inequality is now of major concern to both mainstream and heterodox economists. Gender inequality has always been of major concern to feminist economists, but is often ignored by both mainstream and heterodox economists. This talk will explore the intersections between these two aspects of inequality and discuss what difference it makes if gender is brought into analysis of economic inequality. Professor Diane Elson is a groundbreaking feminist critic of development and a unique figure in the history of development theory and practice. She is known internationally for her research on gender inequality and economic policy, and a chapter on her work is included in Fifty Key Thinkers on Development (Routledge, 2006). She is currently Emeritus Professor in the Department of Sociology at Essex, a member of the UN Committee for Development Policy and adviser to UN Women. She has also served as adviser to ILO, IMF, Oxfam and ActionAid, and as vice-president of the International Association for Feminist Economics and Chair of the UK Women’s Budget Group. In 2016 she was awarded the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. She has published widely, including articles in World Development, Journal of InternationalDevelopment, Feminist Economics, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, and International Review of Applied Economics. Her early books include Value: TheRepresentation of Labour in Capitalism (CSE Books, 1979), which was reissued in 2015 by Verso, and Male Bias in the DevelopmentProcess (Manchester University Press, 1991, 1995). More recently she has co-edited and contributed chapters to Feminist Economics of Trade (Routledge, 2007), Questioning Financial Governance from a Feminist Perspective (Routledge, 2011), Economic Policy and Human Rights Obligations (Zed Books, 2011), Harvesting Feminist Knowledge for Public Policy (Sage, 2011), Human Rights and the CapabilitiesApproach (Routledge, 2012) and Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice: The Radical Potential of Human Rights (Routledge, 2016).
Theory of Distribution
 
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Chitra Choudhary Assistant Professor Department of Economics University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
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Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (Chapter 10, Part 2/2: Mercantilism and Freedom in England...)
 
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In "Economic Thought Before Adam Smith," Murray N. Rothbard traces economic ideas from ancient sources to show that laissez-faire liberalism and economic thought itself began with the scholastics and early Roman, Greek, and canon law. He celebrates Aristotle and Democritus, for example, but loathes Plato and Diogenes. He is kind toward Taoism and Stoicism. He is no fan of Tertullian but very much likes St. Jerome, who defended the merchant class. Read by Jeff Riggenbach. Read Murray Rothbard's "Economic Thought Before Adam Smith: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume I" online: http://tinyurl.com/ngqzfup Audio version playlist: http://tinyurl.com/a3obfgu * * * * * Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) was America's greatest radical libertarian author -- writing authoritatively about ethics, philosophy, economics, American history, and the history of ideas. He presented the most fundamental challenge to the legitimacy of government, and he refined thinking about the self-ownership and non-coercion principles. Links to more online books and essays by Murray Rothbard: Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume II http://tinyurl.com/np6a898 Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/bd44b6s For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto http://tinyurl.com/qgt9xqf Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/ph9k2zu The Ethics of Liberty http://tinyurl.com/pekmz3j Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/pwt6pzz Man, Economy, and State: A Treatise on Economics http://tinyurl.com/y8zg569h Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/axhdzg3 The Case Against the Fed http://tinyurl.com/qbr9twj Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/na9ds33 What Has Government Done to Our Money? http://tinyurl.com/p3mkr6z Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/pku6eyp A History of Money and Banking in the United States http://tinyurl.com/ot23t9p Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/o8xj73s Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure http://tinyurl.com/ogo5ku2 Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/ycyjqqah Education: Free and Compulsory http://tinyurl.com/ldwfyaz Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/ybyve6d3 Science, Technology, and Government http://tinyurl.com/phufghy Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/yc6w3xn3 Conceived in Liberty, Volume 1 http://tinyurl.com/prrc32p Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/nhv65at Conceived in Liberty, Volume 2 http://tinyurl.com/nh8bst5 Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/pdo4xup Conceived in Liberty, Volume 3 http://tinyurl.com/qj9dfhm Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/q5kw4ke Conceived in Liberty, Volume 4 http://tinyurl.com/pkhlb2p Audio version: http://tinyurl.com/ns5gkuv Anatomy of the State http://tinyurl.com/odvnhyc Ten Great Economic Myths http://tinyurl.com/nnr9dh9 The Betrayal of the American Right http://tinyurl.com/o3avmhe The Economics of War http://tinyurl.com/otzpgct Left, Right, and the Prospects for Liberty http://tinyurl.com/pdxlthg Kingdom Come: The Politics of the Millennium http://tinyurl.com/nhps5vo Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature http://tinyurl.com/oqxsjl3 Murray N. Rothbard vs. The Philosophers http://tinyurl.com/kv8eeup America's Great Depression http://tinyurl.com/p7wqfgx Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy http://tinyurl.com/qgnc7ra World War I as Fulfillment: Power and the Intellectuals http://tinyurl.com/pyzyfzb Ludwig von Mises: Scholar, Creator, Hero http://tinyurl.com/obyk7yp Related online resources: Biography of Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) http://tinyurl.com/oagfjw5 Murray Rothbard: Mises's True Heir http://tinyurl.com/ybj2nskx Man, Economy, and Liberty: Essays in Honor of Murray N. Rothbard http://tinyurl.com/oevl64l Rothbard's Legacy http://tinyurl.com/3yselcl Rothbard Vindicated http://tinyurl.com/q3yos7x Murray N. Rothbard: Mr. Libertarian http://tinyurl.com/o7v6zgj Murray Rothbard's Favorite Books http://tinyurl.com/q7p2swy Human Action: A Treatise on Economics https://tinyurl.com/yapklreq Audio version: https://tinyurl.com/ab8wx88 The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions https://tinyurl.com/yagraqj3 Audio version: https://tinyurl.com/y9ajba8k Individualism and Civilization https://tinyurl.com/yauloqdr Capitalism, Happiness, and Beauty https://tinyurl.com/yao35ywc Liberty and Property https://tinyurl.com/y7b8ta5h Why Austrian Economics Matters http://tinyurl.com/ycqwjzt7 The Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics https://tinyurl.com/y8z4sf59 Praxeology: The Methodology of Austrian Economics https://tinyurl.com/pf46rtk Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis https://tinyurl.com/q2sq87w * * * * * DISCLAIMER: This audio presentation is owned by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and is protected under Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ This YouTube channel is in no way endorsed by or affiliated with the Mises Institute, any of its scholars or staff members.
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Modern Money & Public Purpose 4: Real vs. Nominal Economy
 
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The Unemployment Action Center Proudly Presents: DEBT, DEFICITS OR UNEMPLOYMENT? IDENTIFYING REAL THREATS TO GROWTH Moderator: Nathan C. Tankus, Economics Student, University of Ottawa & Member, Occupy Wall Street Alternative Banking Working Group Speaker 1: John T. Harvey, Professor of Economics, Texas Christian University Speaker 2: Jan Kregel, Program Director, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College & Professor of Development Finance, Tallin University of Technology Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Part of the 2012-2013 Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Law and Political Economics organized by the Workers' Rights Student Coalition http://www.modernmoneyandpublicpurpose.com TOPIC SUMMARY This seminar explores the intersection between the real and monetary (or nominal) economy. It addresses the relationship between money and economic growth, and explores popular misconceptions surrounding the "sustainability" of government deficits, national debt and trade deficits for developed and developing nations. Questions to be addressed include: Why does unemployment exist in a monetary economy? How does a nation's developmental stage affect the sustainability of government deficits? Is national debt a problem, and if so, under what conditions? Can developing nations "afford" welfare programs? What is the relationship between capital flows, trade and exchange rates? What is the relationship between money creation, exchange rates and global competitiveness? Further reading: http://www.modernmoneyandpublicpurpose.com/seminar-4.html FEATURED SPEAKERS John T. Harvey, Ph.D. is a Professor and former Chair of the Department of Economics at Texas Christian University. In 2010, Dr. Harvey published a book titled Currencies, Capital Flows and Crises (Routledge), which presented a Post-Keynesian explanation of exchange rate determination based on the premise that it is financial capital flows and not international trade that represents the driving force behind currency movements. Dr. Harvey currently writes an economics blog for Forbes called Pragmatic Economics, which offers economic commentary in a manner understandable to the general public, and can also be followed on Twitter. Jan Kregel, Ph.D. is a Professor of Development Finance at Tallinn University of Technology and a Senior Scholar at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, where he also serves as the Director of the Institute's Monetary Policy and Financial Structure program. He has previously served as Rapporteur of the President of the UN General Assembly's Commission on Reform of the International Financial System, Director of the Policy Analysis and Development Branch of the UN Financing for Development Office, and Deputy Secretary of the UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters.
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Theories of Income Distribution
 
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This project was created with Explain Everything ™ Interactive Whiteboard for iPhone. Transcript: In this video we will be looking at Theories of Income Distribution and why people are paid how they are paid. The Marginal Theory of Income Distribution states that the division of income among the economy’s factors of production is determined by each factors marginal revenue product at market equilibrium. Wage inequality is the idea that two people are paid different wages for their jobs. For example, how college graduates are paid more than high school graduates. This inequality can be attributed to factors that are consistent with Marginal Productivity Theory of Income Distribution. One possible explanation is Compensating Differentials. These are wage differences across jobs that reflect the fact that some jobs are less pleasant or more dangerous than others. Another possible explanation is Differences in talent- people who are more talented are more likely to produce higher quality products which are then in turn more desired. A final possible explanation which coincides with the Marginal Productivity Theory of Income Distribution is the differences in quantity of human capital. Human capital refers to the accumulated education, experience, and training possessed by an individual. More human capital usually results in more productivity, and thusly a greater wage. The Marginal Productivity Theory of Income Distribution is based on the assumption that factor markets are perfectly competitive. In such markets, we can expect workers to be paid the equilibrium value of their marginal product, regardless of who they are. However, thanks to unions, workers are paid an unequal amount as unions function to help raise the wage of their members. A second source of wage inequality is the phenomenon of efficiency wages, which is a wage paid when an employer pays above the competitive wage level as an incentive for workers to be more productive and reduce employee turnover. This works like a price floor in that it creates a surplus of workers who want an efficient wage. This causes those with jobs to work harder in order to keep them. Discrimination is something which has been often times attempted at being resolved, however there has been no concrete answer yet. The main insight economic analysis offers is that is that discrimination is not a natural consequence of market competition. Infact, market forces tend to work against discrimination. Although Marginal Productivity Theory of Income Distribution is a well established part of economic theory, it is a source of controversy. There are two main objections to this theory. The first is that in the real world, we see large disparities in income among workers, who in the eyes of some, should be receiving the same payment. The best example of this would be the differences in average wages between genders and races. The second is that many people wrongly believe that the Marginal Productivity Theory of Income Distribution gives a moral justification for the distribution of income, implying that the existing distribution is fair and appropriate. This often leads people who believe that the current distribution is unfair to reject this theory.
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Prof. Dr. Bertram Schefold -- Walter Rüegg in Frankfurt: Soziologe, Humanist, Rektor
 
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29. Transdisziplinäre Gespräche Die Transdisziplinären Gespräche werden von dem Projekt Protosociology regelmäßig veranstaltet. Die Gespräche verfolgen das Ziel, den Austausch zwischen den Geistes-, Sozial- und Naturwissenschaften jenseits institutioneller oder ideologischer Grenzen zu fördern Gast Prof. Dr. Bertram Schefold Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Goethe- Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main Freitag, den 26. Oktober 2018, 19.00 Uhr, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a. M., Einleitung und Moderation Prof. Dr. phil. Gerhard Preyer Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main Neuere Veröffentlichungen Great Economic Thinkers from Antiquity to the Historical School. Routledge Studies in the History of Economics 178. London, New York: Routledge, 2016. Great Economic Thinkers from the Classicals to the Moderns. Routledge Studies in the History of Economics 190. London, New York: Routledge, 2017. Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler in Frankfurt am Main. Von der Handelshochschule zum hundertjährigen Jubiläum der Universität. Weimar (Lahn): Metropolis, 2016. „Walter Rüegg: Soziologe, Humanist und Bildungsreformer. Von der Jugend in der schweizerischen Vorkriegszeit bis zum Ruf nach Frankfurt.“ In Zyklos 3. Jahrbuch für Theorie und Geschichte der Soziologie. Wiesbaden: Springer, 2017. Ausrichter ProtoSociology – An International Journal and Interdisciplinary Project: Including Philosophy, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt a. M. www.protosociology.de www.gesellschaftswissenschaften.uni-frankfurt. de/gpreyer www.protosociology.de/Transdisziplinaere-Gespraeche.html Die Transdisziplinären Gespräche werden von ProtoSociology – An International Journal and Interdisciplinary Project: Including Philosophy veranstaltet. Die Gespräche verfolgen das Ziel, den Austausch zwischen den Geistes-, Sozial- und Naturwissenschaften jenseits institutioneller oder ideologischer Grenzen zu fördern.
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Paradoxes of Openness and Distinction in the Sharing Economy
 
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Since the 1980s, Pierre Bourdieu’s influence in sociology has increased markedly, including on the study of consumption and economic life (Sallaz and Zavisca 2007). Bourdieu’s formulation of multiple types of capital (economic, cultural and social) and their role in producing and reproducing durable inequality has been highly productive in a variety of contexts. However, while scholars have examined practices of distinction, the structure of particular fields, and the role of specific capitals in social reproduction, there has been less attention to economic exchanges at a micro, interactional level (King 2000). In this paper, we use a Bourdieusian approach to study new kinds of exchanges in the “sharing economy” and the ways in which distinction and inequality operate within them. To do this, we extend Bourdieu by bringing in conceptual tools from relational economic sociology. This literature, pioneered by Viviana Zelizer (2010, 2005b, 2012), emphasizes the importance of meaning, the role of culture in structuring economic activity, and the idea that economic exchanges require ongoing interpersonal negotiations. We use relational analysis to study how people deploy, convert, and use their capital. In particular, we show how cultural capital is used to establish superior position in the context of various types of exchanges. Thus, our contribution is an investigation into how Bourdieusian inequality is reproduced via interpersonal relations in the context of exchange.
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"Karl Marx" - Assassin's Creed: Real History
 
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For the tenth episode of “Assassin’s Creed: Real History” we'll discuss the history behind the controversial journalist, political economist and philosopher named Karl Marx. If you have any topic requests for a future video, in which you would like me to research the real history and compare it to the game’s representation, please leave me a comment! Assassin's Creed Real History Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPMNunibwEpY9JJfEEidsCHxaFps9B6mm English subtitles are available for this video. -Topic Choice- Although this individual only appeared in a series of side missions within Syndicate, I thought it would be interesting to discuss his role in the period, and determine whether he was fairly portrayed in the game. I do apologize for the limited footage of Marx in the video. -Disclaimer- I am an amateur historian. History is not my official field of study, but rather a passion. This series acts as my hobby and as a way to share with you the real history behind characters, groups, events and locations that are depicted in the Assassin’s Creed video game series. Although I work hard to be as detail-oriented as possible, I am clearly not without fault and therefore welcome you to let me know whether you feel I have missed anything important or have misrepresented something in my video. -References- Berlin, I. (1996). Karl Marx: His Life and Environment (4th ed.). London: Oxford University Press. Blumenberg, W. (2000). Karl Marx: An Illustrated History. London: Verso. Marx, K., Engels, F., & Hobsbawm, E. J. (1998). The Communist Manifesto: A Modern Edition. London: Verso. Sperber, J. (2013). Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life. New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation. Thomas, P. (1980). Karl Marx and the Anarchists. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Bildnis des Philosophen Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1831) by: Jakob Schlesinger Das Kapital (1867) Karl Marx : University of Zurich Library http://www.history.com/topics/karl-marx http://www.biography.com/people/karl-marx-9401219#london http://kotaku.com/what-the-new-assassins-creed-gets-wrong-and-right-ac-1739489922 http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/marx.HTML https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Marx http://assassinscreed.wikia.com/wiki/Karl_Marx -Credits- Commentary/Editing (Robius): http://www.youtube.com/user/OnlineKnights Intro Music (Akmigone): http://www.youtube.com/user/akmigone
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History and Politics - Dr. Joseph Siegle
 
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Dr. Joseph Siegle is the Director of Research at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies. In this capacity, he directs the Center's research program with the aim of generating practical, evidence-based policy analysis that can contribute to addressing on-going and over-the-horizon security challenges in Africa. Dr. Siegle also oversees the Center's Fellows program that aims to enrich understanding of Africa's strategic and security priorities by providing an international platform for African scholars and analysts. Prior to joining the Center, Dr. Siegle has served in a variety of scholar and practitioner roles. He was the Douglas Dillon Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland (CISSM), a Senior Advisor for Democratic Governance at the international consulting firm, DAI, a Country Director with the international NGO, World Vision, and a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia. He has worked in some 40 countries around the world including numerous conflict-affected contexts in Western, Southern, and Eastern Africa. Dr. Siegle's research focuses on Africa-wide security challenges and trends; the linkages between political governance, development, and security; post-conflict reconstruction and the stabilization strategies for fragile states; redressing the natural resource curse; and strengthening institutions of accountability. He has published widely in leading journals and newspapers and is co-author of The Democracy Advantage: How Democracies Promote Prosperity and Peace (Routledge, revised edition 2009). Dr. Siegle earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy (International Security and Economic Policy) and holds an M.A. in Agricultural Economics (African food security) from Michigan State University.
DISTRIBUTION MARGINAL PRODUCTIVITY THEORY OF DISTRIBUTION     MICRO ECONOMICS
 
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DISTRIBUTION MARGINAL PRODUCTIVITY THEORY OF DISTRIBUTION MICRO ECONOMICS
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Intro to Micro: Introduction: Principles of Economics
 
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From January 22, 2014 Econ 2 lecture...
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Jozi Book Fair 2009 Interview with Lebohang Pheko "South African Economy in Crisis"
 
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Liepollo Lebohang Pheko is a social activist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has a diverse background in community based organisations and NGOs in both the UK and Southern Africa in areas including refugee/immigrant rights, welfare law, Human Rights, economic justice, citizen participation, gender and capacity building. She briefly worked at the amnesty office in London. Upon returning to South Africa from exile, Liepollo worked in the public sector managing a public participation process to engage members of the public with provincial government processes. It was one of the first in Africa and the initiative & unit won merit awards. Subsequently, Liepollo has been involved in training, curriculum development, development consulting, movement building, social justice campaigns, policy research, advocacy, writing and policy analysis.
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Contentious Empowerment?: Women as Agents of Change in Bangladesh | SOAS University of London
 
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This lecture titled "Contentious Empowerment?: Women as Agents of Change in Bangladesh" was given by Sohela Nazneen (Fellow, Institute of Development Studies) at the SOAS South Asia Institute, SOAS University of London on 7 March 2019. Find out more at http://bit.ly/2UuGVLD Bangladesh presents an interesting paradox when it comes to women’s political and economic empowerment. Bangladesh has achieved remarkable progress on some fronts, which include a rapid decline gender disparities in education (school enrolment), a rising female labour force participation, a significant reduction in maternal mortality, and a strong numerical presence of women in parliament and local government. However, gender inequalities in some areas remain persistent- apparent in the high levels of malnutrition among women and girls, child marriage, and violence against women. Community and social norms still restrict women’s access to resources and women exercising choice and voice. I highlight the unevenness of progress when it comes to women’s empowerment. Applying a historical lens, I explore the role played by women themselves in making changes happen and women’s movement have negotiated with the Bangladeshi state and national and international actors to secure gender equality outcomes. I also reflect on the national and international factors that created opportunities to promote women’s empowerment, how national and regional economic and political shifts may positively or adversely influence the choices and pathways for Bangladeshi women to advance their interests and change the future. Biography Sohela Nazneen is a fellow based at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex. Before joining to IDS in 2016, Sohela was based at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sohela’s research largely focuses on women’s economic and political empowerment and feminist movements in South Asia and sub Saharan Africa. She has worked as a consultant for FAO, UNDP, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CARE and other international agencies-- designing development interventions, conducting policy analysis and programme evaluations. Sohela has published in World Development, Contemporary South Asia and other journals. She is the co-editor of Voicing Demands: Feminist Activism in Transitional Contexts (Zed Books: London, 2014); and the forthcoming book from Routledge – Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South: The Politics of Domestic Violence Law Making.
Annual Meeting, Featuring W. Ben Hunt, PhD, Chief Investment Strategist, SALIENT
 
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Ben Hunt is the chief investment strategist at Salient and the author of Epsilon Theory, a newsletter and website that examines markets through the lenses of game theory and history. Over 100,000 professional investors and allocators across 180 countries read Epsilon Theory for its fresh perspective and novel insights into market dynamics. As chief investment strategist, Dr. Hunt helps develop investment strategy for the firm, works with portfolio managers and key clients to incorporate his investment views into their decision-making process, and manages certain portfolios directly. Dr. Hunt is a featured contributor to a wide range of investment publications and media programming. Dr. Hunt received his Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University in 1991. He taught political science for 10 years: at New York University from 1991 until 1997 and (with tenure) at Southern Methodist University from 1997 until 2000. Dr. Hunt wrote two academic books: Getting to War (Univ. of Michigan Press, 1997) and Policy and Party Competition (Routledge, 1992), which he co-authored with Michael Laver. Dr. Hunt is the founder of two technology companies and the co-founder of SmartEquip, Inc., a software company for the construction equipment industry that provides intelligent schematics and parts diagrams to facilitate e-commerce in spare parts. Dr. Hunt began his investment career in 2003, first in venture capital and subsequently on two long/short equity hedge funds. He worked at Iridian Asset Management from 2006 until 2011 and TIG Advisors from 2012 until 2013. Dr. Hunt joined Salient in 2013, where he combines his background as a portfolio manager, risk manager, and entrepreneur with academic experience in game theory and econometrics to provide a unique perspective on investment risk and reward on behalf of Salient and its clients. @EpsilonTheory
Climate Change and the ‘New Green Revolution’ in India | SOAS University of London
 
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Climate Change and the ‘New Green Revolution’ in India was a seminar given by Marcus Taylor (Queen’s University, Canada) at the Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London on 26 February 2019. Find out more at http://bit.ly/2TmZZWN Rural India is repeatedly argued to be in the midst of a social crisis as manifested in indicators of household indebtedness, farmer suicides, poor nutrition and food insecurity. Such issues are amplified in the context of stark environmental challenges, including groundwater depletion, land degradation and climate change-induced droughts and floods. While mass protests have led the national government to promise a doubling of farmer incomes by 2023, the primary means to address this goal has been to reaffirm technology-based solutions. These are aimed to promote a ‘New Green Revolution’ that can raise yields and increase incomes while building 'climate resilience'. Based on fieldwork conducted on three new agricultural technologies across three distinct regions of south India, this talk discusses both the possibilities and limits to such a strategy. It highlights why technology-centred responses to rural distress, while undoubtedly benefiting some social classes, frequently reinforce the very social polarisation that they are meant to resolve. Marcus Taylor is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies and School of Environmental Studies at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada. He researches and teaches on the political ecology of development, with a focus on agriculture, labour and livelihoods. His recent books include The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation (Routledge, 2015) and Global Labour Studies (with Sébastien Rioux, Polity Press, 2018). He is currently completing a manuscript entitled Climate-smart Agriculture: A Critical Introduction (Routledge).
Representation of Bengaluru in Kannada cinema | Masterclass by MK Raghavendra
 
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Venue: IIHS Bangalore City Campus Date & Time: 15th June, 2018 at 6.30pm Cities in the cinemas of South India | Representation of Bengaluru in Kannada Cinema | Masterclass by MK Raghavendra A large amount of research on Indian cinema has focused on Hindi films. The objective of this series of lectures is to delve deeper into the cinemas of South India - specifically the role, position and trajectories of cities in these films. Representation of Bengaluru in Kannada cinema: The first Masterclass by MK Raghavendra, will touch upon the representation of space in Indian popular cinema and the city as an emblem, focusing on the representation of Bengaluru in Kannada cinema. Kannada cinema has traditionally not been a pan-Kannadiga cinema but largely confined to former Princely Mysore. Bengaluru has a specific meaning in Kannada cinema because of its historical role under the British in relation to Princely Mysore and subsequently as a site for central government investment. Bengaluru has been viewed ambivalently by Kannada cinema. The talk will primarily be about the changing meaning of Bengaluru to Kannada cinema and its constituency and whether this can have any bearing on our understanding of how Karnataka's political class views Bengaluru. MK Raghavendra: MK Raghavendra, who got a master’s degree in science and worked in the financial sector for over twenty-five years, is a writer on culture and politics, much of his writing focused on cinema. His chosen approach is textual analysis with an emphasis on political discourse. He received the National Award for Best Film Critic in 1997 and was awarded a Homi Bhabha Fellowship in 2000-01. He has authored three volumes of academic film criticism – Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema (Oxford, 2008), Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film (Oxford, 2011) and The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation (Oxford, 2014). He has also written two books on cinema for the general reader 50 Indian Film Classics (Collins, 2009) and Director’s Cut: 50 Film-makers of the Modern Era (Collins, 2013). His essays on Indian cinema find a place in Indian and international anthologies. He has also published extensively in Indian newspapers, periodicals and journals like The Indian Review of Books, Caravan, Economic and Political Weekly, Frontline, The Book Review and Biblio: A Review of Books. His book The Oxford Short Introduction to Bollywood was published in 2016 and an anthology edited by him Beyond Bollywood: The cinemas of South-India (HarperCollins) in 2017. His academic writings have been anthologized in books published by Oxford University Press, Sage, Routledge, BFI (British Film Institute). His writing has been translated into French and Polish. Two of his books are being translated into Russian. He has also written extensively on politics and culture for Firstpost in the past two years. He is the Founder-Editor of online journal Phalanx, which dedicated to debate: http://phalanx.in/pages/content.html
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Critique of Austrian Economics: Methodological Subjectivism
 
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This video is part 4 in an 11-part critique of the Austrian School of Economics. The entire series can be viewed at the following playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=96D707FE0E72CFA3
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Talk on Turkey with Vassilis Fouskas: Post-referendum Turkey in the Global Political Economy
 
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About the Speaker: Vassilis K. Fouskas read history, politics and economics at the Universities of Athens, Perugia and London. Before joining UEL in May 2013, Vassilis was a Reader and a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Kingston and Stirling Universities respectively. He has been the recipient of grants and fellowships from, among others, the British Academy, Leverhulme Trust, Carnegie Trust and Princeton University. He teaches and researches in the fields of international history, politics and economics and has a regional interest in the field of European, Balkan and Near Eastern studies. Vassilis is the founding editor of the refereed periodical Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, published from Routledge six times a year since 1998 and his work has been translated into more than 10 languages, including Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Serbo-Croat, Greek and Italian. At UEL, Vassilis leads the Centre for the Study of States, Markets & People (STAMP) and supervises PhD students in the fields of political economy and international history/relations. He is particularly interested in the intensification of financial/economic crises and conflicts and the rise of new economic powers in Asia. His op-eds can be found in Open Democracy, the country's major digital commons, and in "The Editors' Newspaper", Greece's mainstream left-of-centre daily. Overview: 1:17 I think, politically, Erdoğan does not have an easy role ahead of him. The results were not a massive approval of his policy, which is, at the present time, to change the constitution. The fortcoming election will be more crucial. Probably, he needs a mandate from this election to go ahead with radical constitutional changes. 2:15 Turkish economoy stabilised under Erdoğan. The crisis of 2001 was effectively solved by his administration. He also managed to form what Gramsci would call a 'new historic bloc' in Turkey in terms of supporting specific Anatolian small and medium-sized enterprises and a new entrepreneurial class emerged that is linked to Islam and his political and religious views. That's the bloc that supports Erdoğan's policy. 4:00 The bulk of Anatolia supported Erdoğan, where Erdoğan's economic policies had an important effect because his policies cut absolute poverty out of a large population of Anatolian peasants. We should not forget that if we want to have a class analysis of the vote in Turkey. 4:43 It [economic relationship between Turkey and the European Union] is an interactive relationship. Turkey needs European markets and European economies -big exporters- need Turkey, which is a bigger market than the entire of the Balkans. 5:05 The talk about autorinationism and human rights is a smoke screen. They [global markets] can use it if they want to penalise Turkey or they can say 'this is fine and Turkey is a democracy'. 6:43 Turkey is already an energy hub. Turkey has to make a major decision [about] whether to strike a permanent deal with Russia or continue to be part of the Western system of defence and security and geopolitical arrangements, which primarily include oil and gas pipelines projects. This is a crucial issue for Turkey and I don't think they have a policy yet on that. 7:15 I think one of Erdoğan's biggest mistakes domestically is his involvement in Syria and his confrontational attitute to the Kurdish question. This - not human rights [issues] or autoritarinism - may bring him down. Erdoğan will be forced down domestically from Turkish political and social forces because of his outrageous policies in Syria and Southeastern Turkey. 8:10 Turkey's economy is overheating. It is a big economy and interests are pushing Turkey to go out to become a small emperialist in the region and they talk about Balkans, Asia and Cyprus to become a neo-Ottoman. This can be contained and this is not serious. He Erdoğan] should have been more careful about that. 8:39 In each co-operation with a state to become a hub around the region, Turkey is much bigger and much more useful for any great power in the region. So Turkey will always be the number one. But it cannot treat all these surrounding states in a confrontational manner.
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Weberian - the influence of Max Weber
 
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From the Top 209 Eponymous Adjectives of Famous Figures as ranked by Google Ngram Viewer sources: Google Ngram Viewer Wikipedia, an aggregate of social actions “Weber’s The Protestant Ethic” on In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg, BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03yqj31 “Weber and Durkheim: A Methodological Comparison” By Henrik Jensen (2012, Routledge; pp. 1-8) Max Weber – Ideal Types Debra Marshall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOCLTci_INE Sociological Thinker : Max Weber by Cec Ugc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZQueVk3ynE music: “Outburst” by Scott Sprankle https://www.youtube.com/user/Spranklemusic/ script: Max Weber was an intellectual titan in the last days of the generalist scholar. By the late 1800s, most academic disciplines had become more and more specialized, but you get the sense that Weber was resisting this trend. Initially a lawyer, he earned his PhD in law at age 25 before moving into history. He seems to have learned his native German, as well as ancient Roman, histories as a child, so now, as a young adult, he was studying more recent European history, which led him to focus on economics. With 3 books in three disciplines published before age 30, Weber was ready to actually challenge himself: he helped create the discipline of sociology. 100 years later, he still dominates it. Weber is responsible for 2 of the top 4 books of the 20th century, according to the International Sociological Association. It is probably The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, however, that has had the biggest impact on academia in general. In this 1905 work, Weber argued that Protestant values were the most influential factor in developing capitalism. From the Weberian perspective, cultural forces, rather than economics or politics, can be the drivers of history. This is why Protestant England and the USA did very well as capitalism became the dominant economic regime after the industrial revolution, but India and China did not. The culture of Protestantism encouraged people to work hard and save their money, according to Weber. The argument is that society moves via the buildup of individual human factors. It is this bottom-up approach which makes sociology distinct from, say, politics, which is more top-down, or philosophy, which is more abstract and generalized. Compare it to psychology, where the question is often “How does society affect the individual?” A sociologist is more likely to ask “How does the individual affect society?” This style of analysis was developed as European nation-states were solidifying and capitalist powers were feeling the effects of the Second Industrial Revolution in the second half of the 1800s and beginning of the 1900s. It wasn’t just Weber, of course: in France there was Durkheim, in the US there was DuBois, and in England and Germany there was Marx. Naturally, not all these thinkers agreed with each other. The competing theory with which the Weberian is often compared is Marxist. The Marxist approach to history (and therefore Hegelian—you can’t escape Hegel!) is scientific, mechanical. Change occurs because economic or political pressure forces the situation to change. It is inevitable and therefore somewhat predictable. But history in the Weberian sense is messier, it can take dramatic turns based on the cultural values of the actors. For Weber, a fundamental principle of investigation is “social action,” but this is hard to identify on a large scale because any one person’s social action will change depending on context—are they at work, at home, are they excited, or depressed…. So Weberian theory rejects the Marxist assertion that human society behaves mechanistically, like a part of the natural world. This debate on the nature of historical momentum rages on today. There is more to say, but one final concept offered here that continues to be influential is the Weberian model of bureaucracy. Weber noticed that efficient capitalist workplaces were becoming less personal and more standardized. As companies got larger, they couldn’t guarantee that every employee understood the goals or functions of the whole business. So workers were given specific tasks and were expected to become very good at that thing; it was the equivalent of the office taking on characteristics of the assembly line. This might seem normal to us today, but Weber the generalist scholar pointed out that there are multiple ways to organize a bureaucracy and we should be conscious about how we treat our workers, considering whether or not we’d prefer they retain their personal characteristics while at the workplace. So, when you hear of Weberian theory, or Weberian sociology, it basically means classical sociology in general, but more specifically it’s an attempt to describe the culture and organization of capitalist societies. Created and presented by Michael Henshaw
Know Your Fascism
 
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The first of my 'Know Your Ism' series - my thanks to www.youtube.com/MarcMerlin for coming up with the excellent name! I would be very grateful for any feedback. The main argument and definition of fascism is taken from Roger Griffin's work. Assorted sources: Griffin, R (1993). The Nature of Fascism. London: Routledge. Griffin, R (ed) (1995). Fascism. Oxford: OUP. Larsen, SU et al. (eds) (1985). Who were the Fascists?. Oslo: Scandivanian University Press. Trotsky, L (1971). The Struggle against Fascism in Germany, ed Mandel. New York: Pathfinder. O Maolain, C (1987). The Radical Right: A World Directory. London: Longman. Paxton, R (2005). The Anatomy of Fascism. London: Penguin. Searchlight Magazine is also highly recommended www.searchlightmagazine.com
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Menger versus Mises and Rothbard on how money works
 
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Article at: http://nielsio.tumblr.com/post/25583537960/menger-versus-mises-and-rothbard-on-how-money-works Recommended resources: 1. Austrian value derivation theory: Production, Sustainable and Unsustainable | by Daniel James Sanchez http://mises.org/daily/5495/Production-Sustainable-and-Unsustainable#part1 2. The Economics of Legal Tender Laws (by Jörg Guido Hülsmann) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-xR-xB84XQ
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Sudha Pai - Dalit Question and Politics in the 2000s
 
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Sudha Pai taught political science at the Centre for Political Studies and served as rector from 2011 to 2015 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Currently, she is president of PRAMAN (Policy Research and Management Network) a research institute that undertakes research on areas such as health, agriculture, foreign policy, and education for the government, NGOs, and in collaboration with university departments. She is also a visiting fellow at the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi. She was a national fellow, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi in 2016 to 2017 and senior fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Teen Murti, New Delhi from 2006 to 2009 where she wrote “Developmental State and the Dalit Question in Madhya Pradesh: Congress Response” (Routledge, 2010).
National Socialism and the Economy part 1
 
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Part 1 of the examination of Nazi economic policy. This one looks at the overall underlying goals.