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Giacomo Becattini – Remembering a Great Contemporary Political Economist

April 28, 2017

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lights-cityscapeEarlier this year we saw the passing of Giacomo Becattini one of the world’s finest economists. Marco Bellandi and Lisa De Propris celebrate his life and legacy. […]

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Crisis and the Failure of Economic Theory

April 19, 2017

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iStock-471332612-cracked-roadThe contemporary economic crisis is an extraordinary opportunity to test the relevance of economic theory. The first lesson to be learnt from this crisis is that economic theories are not abstract constructions, extraneous to the real world, but they produce significant consequences for the welfare of a society. In other words, economic theories can cause crises. Giancarlo Bertocco explains.

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Writing in the Shadow of Giants

April 6, 2017

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shadows-kingston-iStock-497714019William Kingston acknowledges the debt his work owes to great minds including Joseph Schumpeter, Christopher Dawson and Douglass North.

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Writing your book – a 5 minute guide to copyright

April 3, 2017

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blog-copying-blackboard-iStock-183814724Francine O’Sullivan, Publisher for Business & Management, explains how to avoid some of the common copyright pitfalls when preparing your manuscript. […]

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The Taxation of Imports: An Outdated Threat to Assert Itself on the International Scene?

March 30, 2017

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Alice Pirlot argues that – rather than being outmoded – border taxes are a useful political instrument in the attainment of economic, social and environmental goals.

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