Ricardo’s Big Idea, and Its Vicissitudes

Ricardo’s Big Idea, and Its Vicissitudes INET Edinburgh Comparative Advantage Panel https://www.icloud.com/keynote/0QMFGpAUFCjqhdfLULfDbLE4g Ricardo believes in labor value prices because capital flows to put people to work wherever those things can […]

Politics in the Way of Progress: Live Over at Project Syndicate

Live at Project Syndicate: Politics in the Way of Progress https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/populist-politics-block-development-goals-by-j–bradford-delong-2017-10: BERKELEY – There are 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to tackle problems including poverty, hunger, […]

The New Socialism of Fools

Project Syndicate: The New Socialism of Fools by J. Bradford DeLong https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/anti-globalization-socialism-of-fools-by-j–bradford-delong-2017-08: BERKELEY – According to mainstream economic theory, globalization tends to “lift all boats,” and has little effect on […]

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Missing the Economic Big Picture

Project Syndicate: Missing the Economic Big Picture: BERKELEY – I recently heard former World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy paraphrasing a classic Buddhist proverb, wherein China’s Sixth Buddhist Patriarch Huineng […]

Inclusive Growth?: PIIE Conference

http://tinyurl.com/dl20161117a PIIE: Conference on Income Inequality and Inclusive Growth: “Keynote Speaker: Paul Krugman (Graduate Center, City University of New York) November 17, 2016 8:30 AM to 2:00 PMADD TO The […]