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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.
2023
Level: leicht
The 2022 FIFA World Cup (including the construction work required for it) provides a clear example of economic activity that has taken place despite the financial costs to the Qatari state being an order of magnitude larger than the financial benefits it will receive. Whilst this is a fairly extreme case in terms of how many different costs and benefits are involved and how unequally they have been spread, many economic decisions are more complicated than mere financial calculations and it is therefore vital for students to be able to think about multiple dimensions involved in economic decisions.
Level: mittel
In this course you'll learn about the tools used by scientists to understand complex systems. The topics you'll learn about include dynamics, chaos, fractals, information theory, self-organization, agent-based modeling, and networks.
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.
2021
Level: leicht
How should we discuss welfare when understanding the role of growth and the viability of Growth-led development? One option is to look at subjective happiness. This provides an anti-materialistic view which may superficially appear more compatible with significant reductions in consumption in order to remain within safe ecological limits.
1996
Level: mittel
Economic theory is currently at a crossroads, where many leading mainstream economists are calling for a more realistic and practical orientation for economic science. Indeed, many are suggesting that economics should be reconstructed on evolutionary lines.
This book is about the application to economics of evolutionary ideas from biology.
2022
Level: leicht
Aim of this intensive workshop is 1.) to introduce the participants to the macroeconomic workings of the climate crisis as the background of sustainable finance; 2.) to introduce financial assets with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria attached to them and their markets and important institutional players; 3.) to provide a critical perspective on the current setup of sustainable finance; 4.) and to work on in-depth case studies illustrating the workings on ESG-finance markets, its emitters and traders as well as their macroeconomic implications.
2020
Level: leicht
Aim of this intensive workshop is to understand macroeconomic workings of climate change as as the background of sustainable finance; to analyse financial assets with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria attached to them and their markets and important institutional players; to develop a critical perspective on the current setup of sustainable finance; and to synthesise this knowledge by applying it on in-depth case studies.
2007
Level: mittel
Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations provided the first, most influential and lasting explanation of the workings of modern economics. But with his focus on "the market" as the best mechanism for producing and distributing the necessities of life, Smith's concepts only told part of the story, leading to flawed economic models that devalue activities that fall outside of the market's parameters of buying and selling.
2023
Level: leicht
The Economics and Geopolitics of Russia Selling Yuan and Gold Reserves It is important for students to understand the workings of international and public finance and that the goal of governments and politicians is not always economic efficiency when making financial decisions. Normative goals other than efficiency can motivate economic decisions. A good economist is able to recognise, clearly name and take into account the values and goals behind economic behaviour, when making sense of the world.
2002
Level: mittel
In this clear and accessible book, an eminent political scientist offers a jargon-free introduction to the market system for all readers, with or without a background in economics
2009
Level: mittel
A Study of Capitalist Rule This book aims at presenting and assessing imperialism as a theoretical concept It aims to provide a comprehensive evaluation focusing specifically on the tension between Marx s theoretical system of the Critique of Political Economy and the theories of capitalist expansion and domination For over …
2013
Level: mittel
The recent financial meltdown and the resulting global recession have rekindled debates regarding the nature of contemporary capitalism.
2018
Level: mittel
This book is intended as a textbook for a course in behavioural economics for advanced undergraduate and graduate students who have already learned basic economics. The book will also be useful for introducing behavioural economics to researchers. Unlike some general audience books that discuss behavioural economics, this book does not take the position of negating traditional economics completely.
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.
2012
Level: leicht
Was ist Utopie? Ist der Markt eine Utopie? Wofür dient der Markt und als was wird er wahrgenommen? Und ist die Wirtschaftswissenschaft eine Glaubenslehre? In diesem Interview wirft der Literaturwissenschaftler Joseph Vogl, Autor des Buches „Das Gespenst des Kapitals“, neue Sichtweisen und Überlegungen auf den Markt abseits von Gleichgewichten und Austauschprozessen auf.
2012
Level: leicht
Renowned scholars elaborate a critique on neoclassical economics and how it was unable to predict and even favoured the financial crisis. They refer to DSGE models, equilibrium theory and rational agents – a brief insight in the critique on neoclassic economics.
2015
Level: leicht
Barbara Muraca gibt eine Einführung in das Thema Degrowth, u.a. zu Grenzen das Wachstums - planetarischen aber auch sozialen Grenzen. Dabei spricht sie über Ausbeutung durch eine Verschiebung von Grenzen. Zudem stellt sie dar, wie die Degrowth Perspektive und die Klimagerechtigkeits-Bewegung zusammen passen.
2012
Level: leicht
Economist and 2020 Balzan Prize winner for Environmental Challenges: Responses from the Social Sciences and Humanities, Joan Martínez Alier, speaks on the importance of ecological economics and its timeliness around the 2007/2008 global financial crisis. He speaks on the importance of building the field of ecological economics “from the ground up” through praxis.
2011
Level: leicht
Based on a critique on econometric and DSGE models (in particular in the context of the financial crisis), Doyne Farmer presents his current research programme that aims at building an agent-based model of the financial and economic crisis. It models heterogeneous agents and from there simulates the economy, firstly for the housing market. The interview gives a short insight in the research programme.
2015
Level: mittel
Sheila Dow discusses the concept of radical uncertainty and the failure of neoclassical economics to integrate it into its analysis. As to the implications for financial regulation that arise from the presence of radical uncertainty she argues for institutional overhaul, where the banks see themselves as a licensed partner of the central bank and where rules, values, and conventions would be subject to a cultural shift. Also, Sheila Dow advocates for a renewed focus on retail banking.
2015
Level: mittel
In this keynote speech, Roger Backhouse gives a historical overview of theories on secular stagnation: how it evolved from a description of the economic situation, especially in the U.S. of the 1930s to an analytical tool and then lost importance until its current revival. Backhouse touches upon the contributions of J. A. Hobson, Alvin Hansen, Evsey Domar and Paul Samuelson.
2015
Level: leicht
Was sind Finanzmärkte, Hedgefonds und Schattenbanken? Über diese Fragen erläutert Brigitte Young die Funktionen von Finanzmärkten und Hedgefonds, sowie deren Dysfunktionen anhand prominenter Beispiele. Young geht zudem auf die Regulierung von Hedgefonds nach der Finanzkrise und den Zusammenhang zum Schattebankensystem ein. Zuletzt stellt sie die Frage, ob das Finanzsystem einen sozialen Nutzen hat.
2015
Level: mittel
In diesem Vortrag „Von der Neoklassik zum ökonomischen Mainstream“ entwickelt Silja Graupe „kritische Reflexionen zur Entwicklung modernen ökonomischen Denkens“. Was machst die Denkweise der „modernen Lehrbuchökonomie“ aus? Welche Konsequenzen hat diese und wie hat sie sich historisch herausgebildet?
2014
Level: mittel
What is innovation, what drives innovation and the process that differentiates firms? What is competition and what kind of dynamics lie behind the differences between firms and their innovative activities? Mariana Mazzucato elaborates on those questions from an evolutionary economics' and Schumpeterian perspective. The slides of her lecture are not visible, hence some visualizations can't be followed.
2010
Level: leicht
Feminist economist Nancy Folbre presents a historical analysis of the interrelated development of Patriarchy and Capitalism. She describes the role of women in the reproduction of labour, their “specialization” in care and their changing involvement in the labour market. Folbre argues that capitalism weakens patriarchy but at the same time relies on unpaid caring activities.
2016
Level: leicht
Das Panel erörtert das Konzept einer grünen Wirtschaft, stellt insbesondere Kritiken an der grünen Wirtschaft vor und spricht dabei problematische Aspekte einer grünen Wirtschaft an.
2016
Level: leicht
Die Vereine Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie und Fairbindung e.V. haben gemeinsam mit dem Webportal „Endlich Wachstum! Bildungsmaterialien für eine sozial-ökologische Transformation eine umfassende Methodensammlung aus über 100 Methoden veröffentlicht. Die Methoden regen auf vielfältige Weise dazu an, sich mit Bedingungen unseres derzeitigen Wirtschaftens sowie möglichen Alternativen zu beschäftigen.
2015
Level: leicht
What does political economy say about the global sugar production? Take a look at global trade regulations, intercountry inequalities, and the role of marketing.
2016
Level: leicht
„Wirtschaft neu denken“ umfasst 20 Rezensionen aktuell einflussreicher Lehrbücher und zeigt: Viele Standardwerke blenden wissenschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Kontroversen systematisch aus und stellen wirtschaftliche Zusammenhänge, die seit jeher in hohem Maße komplex und umstritten sind, als scheinbar objektive Gesetzmäßigkeiten dar.
2016
Level: leicht
In the inspiring interview on Economics of Care, Nancy Foblre takes a closer look to the consequences of the marketization of caring activities on those activities and on the societal organization of care. Folbre elaborates on how to value care and how this shifts the perspectives on living standards. She points to the fact, that caring activities are undervalued both in the market sphere and within the family and thereby questions the division between those spheres. Lastly, Folbre answers the question how to reteach Economics when accounting for caring activities.
2017
Level: leicht
This historic timeline presents economic events, economic thinkers and schools of thought from the 18th century until the 2007/2008 financial and economic crisis with short texts on the respective event or perspective.

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