Christopher Woodruff examines the impact of the shadow economy in developing countries.
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Mark Harrison responds to John Aziz's piece 'in defense of protectionism'.
Examining why certain jobs go abroad and others stay at home.
The problem with the alternatives to capitalism is not that we cannot find them. It is that the people who went searching for them fell into a dream and woke up to a nightmare.
The PRISM revelations have raised concerns over mass surveillance and online privacy, Mark Harrison puts this into perspective and compares how surveillance works in real totalitarian police states.
If financiers had been risking their own funds along with their institutions’, would we have ended up with a banking crisis?
'Reversals of Fortune?' New CAGE report challenges conventional wisdom on the global economic futurePosted by Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) - Warwick on May 15th 2013
In its recent report, the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy analyses global economic trends and challenges that will face developing and developed nations in the coming decade.
"Economic historians knew about banking crises and depressions long before economists had to rediscover them"Posted by Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) - Warwick on May 8th 2013
Pieria talks to the team behind Warwick's Competitive Advantage and Global Economy (CAGE) Centre about why nations succeed, the importance of economic history and what counts as economic success.
It's possible that a society of educated people is likely to be more cultured and scientific-minded than one of non-graduates, and this should have positive externalities in the form of better political discourse and higher culture. There is, however, little evidence of this in practice.
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