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Licence to be Bad

We were probably all told as children to share and not be selfish.  This contrasts with economic

A World Away

Significantly speaking


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Manifesto Analysis: Has Any Party gone “Post-Growth”?

Economic growth has been the holy grail of politicians for decades and the hook upon which many a policy proposal is hung. Often conflated with notions of prosperity and wealth, …

The Teller’s Tale

Old Wounds

Here & Now

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Life in the cross hairs

Being a good corporate citizen comes with risks. Andrew Black tells the tale of a close escape. For corporates that have medium-term planning regimes, taking seriously the considerable challenges posed …

Life by Numbers

All is revealed


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Where the truth lies

Capitalism has brought us full circle to a place that looks a lot like where we stood just before the crash in 2007.  Sameer Dossani says the way forward is …

The gold medal

An errant economist

Hard stuff

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Hardcore Peripheries

Ingrid Kvangraven, Farwa Sial and Carolina Alves explore the relevance of dependency theory today. Why are some countries rich and some poor? Why is it difficult – seemingly impossible – …

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The triumph of Trumpism


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Youth Suicides by Firearms on the Rise

A school shooting with multiple fatalities is certain to make the headlines. After all, it’s major news when a kid gets shot and killed, right?  Well, not necessarily —  because …

Past Events

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Is there a future for Heterodox Economics?

Over the last 50 years, the community of heterodox economists has expanded, and its publications have proliferated. Heterodoxy was given a big boost after mainstream economics was discredited by the …

#NotTheNobel Prize – Final Event

Long Reads

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Industrial policy, then and now

Victoria Chick compares two texts on industrial strategy that are separated by 90 years and are worlds apart in their concern for the public good. Introduction After 40 years of …

The space between us