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2012
Level: leicht
Now in its third edition, this textbook covers all of the standard topics taught in undergraduate International Economics courses. However, the book is unique in that it presents the key orthodox neoclassical models of international trade and investment, whilst supplementing them with a variety of heterodox approaches.
2018
Level: leicht
Nahezu alle Bereiche unseres Lebens sind vom Wachstums- und Beschleunigungsdenken geprägt. Die Grundannahme des ewig andauernden Wirtschaftswachstums ist dabei an das Versprechen von Wohlstand und Reichtum geknüpft.
2022
Level: leicht
In this teaching pack, we take a look at satellite crop monitoring and how it is used for both real and financial economic activities. By looking at commodity futures, we give students a sense of what financialization can mean. In the active exercise students learn to discuss these matters and reflect upon them.
2022
Level: leicht
Die planetarische Gesellschaft befindet sich in einer tiefen Krise. Längerfristig ist das Überleben der Menschheit bedroht. Die vielen Probleme der Umwelt haben mit der Art zu tun, wie global produziert, konsumiert und Handel getrieben wird. Dies zu erklären ist Aufgabe der Wirtschaftstheorie. Welche Theorien dabei im Vordergrund stehen, hat konkrete Folgen: Theorien, die in der Öffentlichkeit und in der Politik dominant sind, haben direkten Einfluss auf das Wirtschaftssystem selbst. Denn sie bestimmen mit, was als legitim und selbstverständlich gilt, welche Handlungsspielräume wirtschaftlich und politisch Mächtigen eingeräumt werden, welche Maßnahmen von der Politik ergriffen und welche Optionen abgelehnt werden.
2022
Level: leicht
Throughout 2022 it has become increasingly difficult for people around the world to meet their basic needs – even those who live in relative affluence in the Global North. This 30-minute classroom exercise takes this common recent experience as a starting point for an exploration of the different economic mechanisms and organisations that can be used to provide for people’s basic needs.
2022
Level: mittel
Dieser Kurs richtet sich an Interessierte, die einen Überblick über gängige Modellierungsansätze in der Makroökonomik erhalten wollen.
2007
Level: mittel
Economics is extremely sick. It is so locked in its past that nearly all of its introductory textbooks are modelled on one that appeared in 1948. The discipline cannot continue in its autistic state much longer.
2019
Level: leicht
Today it feels like everybody is talking about the problems and crises of our times: the climate and resource crisis, Greece's permanent socio-political crisis or the degrading exploitative practices of the textile industry.
2019
Level: mittel
Free, Fair & Alive is a foundational re-thinking of the commons, the self-organized social systems that human beings have used for millennia to meet their needs.
2021
Level: leicht
Imperialism is not only about military force and political pressure applied by developed capitalist countries on less developed ones for economic gain It also has an everyday dimension Countless acts of production and consumption the current SUV boom being a prominent example draw on exploitation of resources and labour from …
2014
Level: mittel
The authors show how consumers, business, the Federal Reserve, and government take into account what's going on around them to make critical decisions like buying new products, building new factories, changing interest rates, or setting budget goals. The book provides a clear roadmap to understanding the whole story behind the global economy.
2013
Level: mittel
Three dominant forces worldwide are driving change today in our financial markets: competition, technology and regulation. But their collective impact in reshaping the markets, though they may be viewed individually as desirable or well-intentioned, is producing challenging results that are difficult to predict, hard to control and not easy to understand.
2013
Level: mittel
"Es ist einfacher geworden, sich das Ende der Welt vorzustellen als das Ende des Kapitalismus." Mark Fisher greift in diesem Buch den widersprüchlichen Zeitgeist der gegenwärtigen kapitalistischen Gesellschaft auf.
2020
Level: leicht
How do Airbnb and short-term rentals affect housing and communities? Locating the origins and success of Airbnb in the conditions wrought by the 2008 financial crisis, the authors bring together a diverse body of literature and construct case studies of cities in the US, Australia and Germany to examine the struggles of local authorities to protect their housing and neighborhoods from the increasing professionalization and commercialization of Airbnb.
Level: leicht
Money is the fantasy that makes the world go round. Where did it come from and what is its future? From the Bank of England to Bitcoin and the Bristol Pound, LSE sociologist Nigel Dodd explores.
2019
Level: mittel
"First published more than a decade ago, Globalizing Capital has remained an indispensable part of economic literature. This classic book emphasizes the importance of the international monetary system for understanding the international economy. The second edition, published in October 2008, has consistently appeared on syllabuses since its release
2020
Level: leicht
Mit einer grundlegend neuen Qualitätstheorie des Konsums zeigt Ernst Mohr: Distanz und Nähe werden im Sozialen konsumierend kommuniziert und durch Kommunikation produziert. Er positioniert Stile postmoderner Gruppen - wie bspw. Hip-Hop, Punk, Skinhead, Hipster, Pop - mit jenen des »Mainstreams« in einem stilistischen Gesamtsystem der Gesellschaft und analysiert deren Begegnungen.
2018
Level: mittel
Rethinking Regulation of International Finance encapsulates the most important aspects of the development and operation of the international financial system. This book questions the fundamental basis of the existing international financial architecture (soft law) and explores the need for a compliance-based model based on legitimacy of regulations and accountability of the regulatory bodies in international financial stability.
2023
Level: mittel
Im Nachgang der 2022er Tagung für Kritische Kommunikationswissenschaften in Wien versammelt"Eigentum, Medien, Öffentlichkeit" nun auf knapp 500 Seiten zahlreiche spannende Beiträge rund um das Thema Eigentum – verfasst von ganz unterschiedlichen Autor*innen aus dem näheren und weiteren Kritische Kommunikationswissenschafts-Universum.
Level: mittel
This course teaches basic concepts relevant in political economy. Topics include the contractual nature of the state, public versus private goods, property rights and economic externalities, the logic of collective action and social choice theory. It also refers to the fundamentals of political philosophy, bringing two ideas of liberty into the picture. The relevance and limitations of the economic approach to the study of law and politics are then discussed.
2022
Level: leicht
In this video, Clara Mattei investigates the function of austerity in relation the stabilization of capitalism as a form of social order build around private property, wage labor and class relations. In order to develop this argument, she situates austerity in the history of World War 1 and its revolutionary aftermath. Zooming in on the politicization of the economy and the associated threat to class society that emerged in the period, she highlights how austerity was a „tool of reaction“ that was successful in curtailing demands for economic democracy and a society free from class oppression.
2021
Level: leicht
Die Webseite gibt einen guten Einblick in verschiedene Ansätze des Soldiarischen Wirtschaftens, welche in kurzer, verständlicher und anschaulicher Form vorgestellt werden. Die fünf verschiedenen Konzepte des Solidarischen Wirtschaftens, welche auf der Webseite zu finden sind, sind Commoning, Genossenschaften, Tauschlogikfreies Wirtschaften, Gemeinschaftsgetragenes Wirtschaften (CSX) und Gemeinwohlökonomie.
2023
Level: mittel
The new online platform ‚DIY Macroeconomic Model Simulation‘ provides an open-source code repository and online script for macroeconomic model simulation. It follows a “do-it-yourself” (DIY) approach, empowering users to numerically simulate key macroeconomic models on their own using the programming language R.
2009
Level: mittel
For many, Thomas Carlyle's put-down of economics as "the dismal science" rings true--especially in the aftermath of the crash of 2008. But Diane Coyle argues that economics today is more soulful than dismal, a more practical and human science than ever before. The Soulful Science describes the remarkable creative renaissance in economics, how economic thinking is being applied to the paradoxes of everyday life.
2023
Level: leicht
The policy briefing provides a data-rich overview over the budgets planned for public services in the UK and their connection to inflation expectations. It highlights the fact that inflation might lead to "invisible" cuts to public sector budgets.
2020
Level: mittel
This episode of the Future Histories Podcast featuring Moira Weigel sets the development of digital capitalism and the right-ward shift in politics and society in relation to one another. It provides a masterful combination of ideology critique and polit-economic analysis grounded in comprehensive knowledge of the digital economy.
2019
Level: mittel
The concern of this book is how to model time series statistically and there is emphasized the practical, applied aspects of statistical time series modeling. The author aims to provide methods that may be used to understand and analyze time series that accur in the “real world” that researchers face.
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
Level: leicht
The world is still feeling reverberations from the financial crisis of 2008 foreseen by neither politicians nor economists The history of capitalism has been punctuated by major crises exposing the fragility of our entire economic system How has capitalism despite these ruptures managed to each time resurface more resilient and …
Level: mittel
Anwar Shaikh seeks in his lectures for alternative explanations for empirically observed macro and microeconomic patterns of economic fluctuations, price volatility, and economic development.
2017
Level: mittel
Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought A new evolutionary explanation of markets and investor behaviorHalf of all Americans have money in the stock market yet economists can t agree on whether investors and markets are rational and efficient as modern financial theory assumes or irrational and inefficient as behavioral …
Level: leicht
The course approaches migration as a constant phenomenon in human history and examines its main supporting theories It illustrates theories about people s individual decisions to migrate and also the factors of migration as a structural feature of our societies It explains the role social networks and institutions play in …

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