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Book review: Jim Plim: Ambassador Extraordinary

Jim Plim: Ambassador Extraordinary. A Biography of Sir James Plimsoll by Jeremy Hearder. Connor Court Publishing. $39.95. Greek city states chose as their ambassadors the finest orators, the most plausible advocates, who were required to plead the ... Sydney Morning Herald, 4 days ago
Book review: Jim Plim: Ambassador Extraordinary Canberra Times, 4 days ago

The best universities in Europe if you want to be a top economist

Juhanson, Wikipedia KU Leuven in Belgium made it into the top 20. Economics as a university subject has boomed in popularity since the financial crisis, but which European institutions are producing the best graduates? QSrecently released ...
 BusinessInsider.sg1 week ago

The lessons of the fires of Baltimore

With the latest flare-up of urban anger over yet another death of a young African American at the hands of a police force, this time in Baltimore, J. BROOKS SPECTOR looks at the death of Freddie Gray, the city's larger circumstances, and the ...
 Daily Maverick2 weeks ago

An Aging Germany in a Young World

In most of the developed world, birth rates have been falling. Population decline results in economic and social strains and can even threaten national security. Germany is a particularly severe example of this trend. Germany has had an extremely ...
 American Institute for Contemporary German Studies3 weeks ago
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Baltimore, Obama, and Clinton: An Agenda Emerges

With the National Guard patrolling the streets of Baltimore, the crisis of policing in minority communities has already merged with the 2016 Presidential campaign. On Wednesday morning, Hillary Clinton went to Columbia University and spoke at a ...
 New Yorker3 weeks ago

The Search For True Alpha

By DailyAlts Staff The 1974 Nobel Prize for economics was split between two economists with diametrically opposed views: Austrian free-market economist Friedrich Hayek, author of The Road to Serfdom ; and Swedish socialist Gunnar Myrdal. In 2013, ...
 Seeking Alpha1 month ago
Crawford Financial Planning

New $6 Million Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program Supports Social Sciences and Humanities

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Corporation of New York announced the names of 32 Andrew Carnegie Fellows today as the inaugural class of a major annual fellowship program that will provide support for scholars in the social sciences and ...
 Crawford Financial Planning1 month ago

Bribes: a small but radical idea

To ask a people burdened with systemic bribery to accept bribe-giving as legal is to demand they accept corruption and the existing structures of power and inequity it flows from. TOPICS To ask a people burdened with systemic bribery to accept ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Poverty and social structure

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Persistence of poverty in India: Edited by Nandini Gooptu, Jonathan Parry; Social Science Press, 69 Jor Bagh, New Delhi-110003. Rs. 745. Targeting the poor may keep them alive and the economy growing, but we ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Tyranny of Experts Against Spontaneous Solutions

book review By A review of William Easterly's 'Tyranny of Experts'. Although it starts with a bang, bringing to light some shocking and unfortunately typical facts about capitalistic accumulation, 'Tyranny of experts' is a frustrating book ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago Bill Easterly's Tyranny of Experts: Do development experts just make things worse?  Brookings Institution1 month ago
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