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2020
Level: leicht
Whether a black swan or a scapegoat, Covid-19 is an extraordinary event. Declared by the WHO as a pandemic, Covid-19 has given birth to the concept of the economic “sudden stop.” We need extraordinary measures to contain it.
2021
Level: leicht
This paper is a product of an online workshop held in Nigeria on the topic Unemployment: Policy Review and Recommendations. It explores the various unemployment policies introduced by the Nigerian Government and analysis how effective they are and suggests some practicable solutions to solving unemployment problems in the country. The workshop was organized by Rethinking Economics The Uploaders (RETU) as part of the project Solving the Major Economic Problem in Nigeria (SMEPN), an output of the Global Pluralist Economics Training (GPET). More details here: https://www.retheuploaders.org/programs/SMEPN
2019
Level: mittel
The course will teach students to analyze the goals, implementation, and outcomes of economic policy.
 
Complexity economics focuses on interactions and interdependencies between individuals and structures in economic systems. Those are systems of organised complexity. High importance is given to the analysis of networks.
 
Der Fokus der Komplexitätsökonomik liegt auf den Interaktionen und Wechselwirkungen zwischen Individuen und Strukturen wirtschaftlicher Systeme. Diese werden als Systeme organisierter Komplexität aufgefasst. Ein besonderes Augenmerk liegt auf der Analyse von Netzwerken.
2017
Level: leicht
Exploring Economics, an open-source e-learning platform, giving you the opportunity to discover & study a variety of economic theories, topics, and methods.
2016
Level: leicht
Course goals Learn about women men and work in the labor market and the household Learn to apply the tools of economic analysis to these topics and deepen understanding of these tools Develop the skills to think critically about gender issues including policy interventions Enhance understanding of how to analyze …
2015
Level: leicht
An examination of women's changing economic roles. Includes an analysis of labour force participation, wage inequality, gender differences in education, intra-household distribution of resources, economics of reproduction, and how technological change affects women.
2015
Level: leicht
This course introduces students to the relevance of gender relations in economics as a discipline and in economic processes and outcomes.
Level: mittel
This course is intended to present some of the main ideas underlying the micro aspects of gender economics. The courses will tackle issues as fertility, marriage, women labor force participation, wage gap, gender inequality, violence against women and women empowerment within her household and within the society where she lives.
2014
Level: leicht
By the end of this course, students should understand the basic economic theories of the gender division of labor in the home and at the workplace, and theories of gender differences in compensation and workforce segregation.
Level: mittel
This lecture course, which will be taught in English, will deal with gender issues in developing countries. After providing an overview of the gender differences in various aspects of welfare and economic life, the course will then tackle a number of specific issues.
2013
Level: mittel
Some economic events are so major and unsettling that they “change everything.” Such is the case with the financial crisis that started in the summer of 2007 and is still a drag on the world economy. Yet enough time has now elapsed for economists to consider questions that run deeper than the usual focus on the immediate causes and consequences of the crisis.
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 …
2018
Level: mittel
Wie einseitig ist die Wirtschaftswissenschaft? Studienreihe der Universität Siegen.
2020
Level: leicht
Prof. Yanis Varoufakis talks in this introductory lecture about the future of our economy and the current state of economics with special regard to pluralism in economics.
2016
Level: leicht
Ein philosophischer Blick auf die Grundlagen internationaler Ökonomie Jakob Kapeller Quelle van Treeck Till and Janina Urban Wirtschaft neu denken Blinde Flecken in der Lehrbuchökonomie iRights Media 2016 Das Buch kann hier bestellt werden http irights media de publikationen wirtschaft neu denken Rezensiertes Buch Krugman P R Obstfeld M Melitz …
2016
Level: leicht
Hohepriester der Freihandelssekte Internationaler Handel und Globalisierung in Standardlehrbüchern der Volkswirtschaftslehre Achim Truger Quelle van Treeck Till and Janina Urban Wirtschaft neu denken Blinde Flecken in der Lehrbuchökonomie iRights Media 2016 Das Buch kann hier bestellt werden http irights media de publikationen wirtschaft neu denken Rezensierte Bücher Krugman P R …
2018
Level: leicht
In der Diskussion um ein bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen (bGE) erscheint es als Idee „ohne Ideologie“, das über unterschiedliche politische Lager hinweg befürwortet wird. Das täuscht. Wenn wir nicht anfangen, unter der Vielzahl an Vorschlägen zu unterscheiden und nur über die abstrakte „Idee“ diskutieren, spielen wir neoliberalem Denken in die Hände, das Grundeinkommen für die Erhaltung sozialer Ungerechtigkeit instrumentalisiert. Die jüngste Debatte um ein „solidarisches Grundeinkommen“ zeigt: Der positiv belegte Begriff ist längst gekapert – wo „Grundeinkommen“ drauf steht, kann inzwischen alles mögliche drin sein.
2020
Level: leicht
Here we look at the effect of the 2008 Climate Change Act passed in Parliament in the United Kingdom as an effort to curb emissions in all sectors. The Act aside from setting goals to become a low-carbon economy sets up an independent committee on Climate Change to ensure the implementation of policies to comply with the ultimate goal of 80% reduction in total emissions in 2050. I make use of the Synthetic Control Method (SCM) to create a comparative case study in which the creation of a synthetic UK serves as a counterfactual where the treatment never occurred (Cunningham, 2018).
2020
Level: mittel
In the history of the social sciences, few individuals have exerted as much influence as has Jeremy Bentham. His attempt to become “the Newton of morals” has left a marked impression upon the methodology and form of analysis that social sciences like economics and political science have chosen as modus operandi.
2021
Level: leicht
Der Zinsarbitrage (engl. interest arbitrage) liegt das Ausnutzen von Zinsdifferenzen zwischen Inland und Ausland als primäres Ziel zugrunde. Im Gegensatz zu anderen internationalen Kapitalbewegungen werden bei der Zinsarbitrage Risikoüberlegungen und Wechselkurserwartungen nahezu außer Acht gelassen.
2021
Level: leicht
Die Klimapolitik der Bundesregierung reicht bisher nicht aus, um die katastrophalen Folgen der Klimakrise abzuwenden. Mit Blick auf die Bundestagswahl im September formulieren viele deutsche Parteien nun ehrgeizigere Ziele. Doch die Zeit drängt.
2021
Level: leicht
The premise of this workshop is that we, as knowledge producers - especially within westernized universities (Grosfoguel, 2013), are significantly implicated in neoliberal imaginaries that are often in service of hierarchical, binary, competitive and linear narratives of growth as civilizational progress.
Level: leicht
Understanding the financial crisis from four very different economic theories: Social Economics, Institutional Economics, Post Keynesian economics.
2021
Level: leicht
Those who control the world’s commanding economic heights, buttressed by the theories of mainstream economists, presume that capitalism is a self-contained and self-generating system.
1991
Level: mittel
Traditionally, economists have attributed consistency and rational calculation to the action of ‘economic man’. In a powerful challenge to orthodox thinking, Geoffrey Hodgson maintains that social institutions play a central and essential role in molding preferences and guiding action: institutions are regarded as enabling action rather than merely providing constraints.
2020
Level: leicht
To prevent the coronavirus shock to demand precipitating a long-lasting depression, government needs to become short-term payer of last resort.
2020
Level: leicht
Peter Bofinger argues that the Modern Monetary Theory gives theoretical justification for bold answers to the corona crisis.
2018
Level: leicht
The documentary features a talk of the US-American writer and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin summarising the main points of his 2011 book "The Third Industrial Revolution."
2021
Level: mittel
In this short video, John Holmwood problematizes Marxian Economics from a post-colonial perspective.
2020
Level: leicht
In this webinar, Dr. Grieve Chelwa, Dr. Cecilia Lanata Briones and Professor Jayati Ghosh discuss what is meant by “Decolonising Economics”.

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