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2004
Level: mittel
Regression Analysis: A Constructive Critique identifies a wide variety of problems with regression analysis as it is commonly used and then provides a number of ways in which practice could be improved.
2017
Level: leicht
Homo sapiens is now evolving into post economy The New Economy must manage scarcity and affluence a dual problem that is not integrated into the main classical economic theories There will be an important shock between opulence described by the economist John Kenneth Galbraith in The Affluent Society and scarcity …
2015
Level: leicht
It has become a contentious term in- and outside of economic policy: austerity. Allegedly the culprit behind the shortfalls of governments' reaction to the Great Financial Crisis, the policy makes for a spirited debate.
2021
Level: leicht
hether it's working for free in exchange for 'experience', enduring poor treatment in the name of being 'part of the family', or clocking serious overtime for a good cause, more and more of us are pushed to make sacrifices for the privilege of being able to do work we enjoy. Work Won't Love You Back examines how we all bought into this 'labour of love' myth: the idea that certain work is not really work, and should be done for the sake of passion rather than pay.
2020
Level: leicht
How did Britain's economy become a bastion of inequality? In this landmark book, the author of The New Enclosure provides a forensic examination and sweeping critique of early-twenty-first-century capitalism. Brett Christophers styles this as 'rentier capitalism', in which ownership of key types of scarce assets--such as land, intellectual property, natural resources, or digital platforms--is all-important and dominated by a few unfathomably wealthy companies and individuals: rentiers.
2019
Level: leicht
Wege in die solidarische Lebensweise Die globalen Krisen spitzen sich zu Doch wo sind Antworten und Lösungen Das I L A Kollektiv hat sich auf die Suche nach neuen Lebensstilen und Wirtschaftsformen begeben die nicht auf Kosten anderer und der Natur gehen Die zentrale Frage Wie kann ein gutes Leben …
2021
Level: leicht
The relationship between race and capitalism is one of the most enduring and controversial historical debates. The concept of racial capitalism offers a way out of this impasse.
1983
Level: mittel
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2019
Level: leicht
In this book, Blakely tells us a story of the class nature of capitalism, in which she centers the role of the financial sector and its rapid growth.
2018
Level: mittel
Well-rounded insights with essay contributions from various perspectives into what it means to decolonize higher education.
2019
Level: mittel
The book explores the imperialist tendency inherent in global capitalism by using a rigorous political economy framework.
2019
Level: schwer
Within the heterodox field one of the most active topics is related to the theory of economic growth and distribution This is a textbook for advance undergraduate and graduate students Throughout its 18 chapters Classical Neoclassical and post Keynesian models are developed Each chapter contains study problems and suggested readings …
2016
Level: mittel
Die finale Krise der Weltwirtschaft Haben sie sich in der Dauerkrise des kapitalistischen Weltsystems schon häuslich eingerichtet Können sie noch den Überblick behalten über all die Schuldenberge die gerade zusammenbrechen Wie sortieren sich für sie Klima Wirtschafts Schulden Euro Öko und Flüchtlingskrise Wo fängt die eine an wo hört die …
2020
Level: mittel
This book offers the first systematic analysis of economic thought concerning war.
2021
Level: mittel
From the Dissolution of the Soviet Union to the Conflict in Ukraine The breakup of the Soviet Union led to the creation of new states and territorial conflicts of different levels of intensity Scrutinising the post Soviet period this volume offers explanations for both the frequency and the intensity of …
2021
Level: mittel
In this ambitious and impressive new book, journalist Howard French seeks to excavate the long elided central importance of the African continent as the “linchpin of the machine of modernity.” In the story of modernity, he writes, the role of Africa is diminished, trivialized, and erased, and by filling in some gaps in this story, he retells the story of modernity.
2021
Level: mittel
In diesem klug auf Fakten aufgebauten Buch zeigt Vandana Shiva, wie eine kleine Gruppe superreicher Einzelpersonen, Stiftungen und Investmentfirmen die Kontrolle über unsere Lebensmittelversorgung, unser Informationssystem, unser Gesundheitswesen und unsere Demokratien immer weiter ausbaut. Die Autorin macht sehr deutlich, dass unser Überleben von der Vielfalt unseres Saatgutes und dass unsere Demokratien von einer aufgeklärten Öffentlichkeit abhängen. Es ist ein sehr leidenschaftlicher, weiblicher wissenschaftlicher Diskurs, der eine globale Leserschaft verdient.
2018
Level: mittel
In this 5 weeks online course, the Global Change Institute from the University of Queensland explains different types of climate change policies, the economic theory at their basis and the possible output. Starting from the fundamentals of carbon and climate change policies, and how they have been applied worldwide, the course aims to teach fundamental skills to move towards a low carbon economy.
2019
Level: leicht
Die vorliegende 5. Auflage setzt sich ausführlich mit den Lehren und Entscheidungen aus der Finanzkrise auseinander. Es beleuchtet mit anschaulichen Beispielen umfassend die dahinterstehenden Mechanismen.
2020
Level: mittel
In analyzing the global competition between Chinese and Indian tea, Andrew B. Liu challenges past economic histories premised on the technical “divergence” between the West and the Rest, arguing instead that seemingly traditional technologies and practices were central to modern capital accumulation across Asia.
Level: mittel
Popularized by movies such as A Beautiful Mind game theory is the mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational and irrational agents Over four weeks of lectures this advanced course considers how to design interactions between agents in order to achieve good social outcomes Three main topics are covered social …
2011
Level: mittel
From the mercantile monopolies of seventeenth-century empires to the modern-day authority of the WTO, IMF, and World Bank, the nations of the world have struggled to effectively harness globalization's promise. The economic narratives that underpinned these eras the gold standard, the Bretton Woods regime, the "Washington Consensus" brought great success and great failure.
Level: mittel
The objective of this MOOC is to develop an understanding of the problems related to water management. Firstly, this course will define a resource and, more specifically, the resource of water. It will look at how water is used and the activities associated with it as well as any potential conflicts. The course will look at water management in detail through the analysis of the different types of rights and obligations associated with, for example, the development of a multi-sectorial regulation system or a watershed management approach.
2010
Level: leicht
"The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life" by Paul Seabright is an engaging and informative book that explores the complex relationship between economic behavior and human instincts. Seabright uses real-world examples to present complex ideas in a clear and accessible way. The author argues that the market is not only a place for exchanging goods and services but also relies on trust, cooperation, and social norms.
2020
Level: leicht
"Specialise!" is the advice often given by career advisers, school teachers and the like. David Epstein takes the opposite position: In an ever more specialised, highly complex world, it pays to have good old-fashioned broad common knowledge in as many areas as you take interest in, both in terms of intellectual curiosity and professional success. To have a decent grasp of various aspects of life means to be able to discern the links between them, thus developing a better understanding of how our world works and what drives events as they unfold.
2017
Level: mittel
Wealth inequality between Black and white people in the US barely has changed in the last 150 years. In her book "The Color of Money. Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap" Mehrsa Baradaran, analyzes why also Black banks have not successfully changed this and not enabled Black wealth on a broader scale.
2023
Level: leicht
Croatia adopted the euro as its currency on 1 January 2023, becoming the 20th member state of the eurozone. In this teaching pack, students learn what it entails to join the eurozone and discuss what its effects might be. In this way, the case helps students connect theoretical insights about monetary unions with real world knowledge and economic developments in the news.
2015
Level: leicht
In this teaching pack, we look at the acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk. In particular, we focus on what it means to take a company private and how the deal was financed.
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 …
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.
2011
Level: mittel
Dass die momentane Krise der Finanzmärkte auch eine Krise der Wirtschaftswissenschaften sei, liest man derzeit immer wieder. Der Marktliberalismus und seine Theorie der "effizienten Märkte" seien gescheitert, es gebe in der ökonomischen Ortho doxie kein Instrumentarium, um "wilde Märkte" zu verstehen die offenkundig Realität sind.
2023
Level: mittel
A comprehensive account of how government deficits and debt drive inflation

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