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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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The Future of Federalism in an Age of Populism

December 15, 2016

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Richard Eccleston, Helen Krever and Rick Smith explore the future of federalism in the 21st century. […]

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What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economic Theory?

September 21, 2016

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Steven Kates presents his new book What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economic Theory?
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The Failure of Economic Policy

July 29, 2016

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Economics-UmbrellaEconomics needs to get rid of its “dismal science” status, to really become a relevant scientific approach to understand and eventually solve the major socio-economic as well as geo-political issues of the contemporary world. Louis-Philippe Rochon and Sergio Rossi take a look at the way ahead. […]

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