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2019
Level: mittel
In this short lecture the marxist economic geographer David Harvey explains how his theory of The accumulation of dispossession came about and its central principles The theory builds on Marx law of the centralisation of capital arguing how the accumulation no longer stems from producing rather through trading asset values …
2019
Level: leicht
In der Luxemburg Lecture Der Kapitalismus an den Kipppunkten von Natur und Gesellschaft stellt Birgit Mahnkopf die Unvereinbarkeit von Kapitalismus mit einem wirklichen Umwelt und Klimaschutz ebenso wie einer sozial ökonomischen Transformation aus marxistischer Perspektive pointiert dar Dabei identifiziert Mahnkopf diverse soziale und ökologische Kipppunkte die einen wirksamen Klimaschutz innerhalb …
2020
Level: mittel
Das Dossier stellt einen guten, anschaulichen Überblick des Wirtschaftswachstums aus "marxistischer Brille" dar.
2020
Level: leicht
In dieser vierteiligen Erklär-Artikelserie behandelt Sebastian Gerchert den Fiskalmultiplikator. Diese ökonomische Kennzahl wird seit langer Zeit kontrovers diskuttiert.
2020
Level: leicht
In this interview Mariana Mazzucato talks about economic actions governments need to take facing the Corona-crisis. Using the example of Britain, she argues that governmental bailouts need to be bound to commitment to sustainability.
Level: leicht
Nach einer Einführung in die verschiedenen Problemfelder des Konsumguts Kleidung werden Verbesserungsmöglichkeiten aufgezeigt, die jede Einzelperson in ihrem Konsumverhalten bewirken kann und welche Veränderungen auf politischer Ebene und Produktionsseite notwendig sind.
2018
Level: leicht
Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk, authors of "Uncertain Times", explore the extent to which flaws, blind spots and more importantly bias created by macroeconomics models, based on forecasts and statistical devices, shape crisis and the market economy in which we live.
2020
Level: leicht
As part of a larger series on Just Transitions, the author describes how the current corona crisis comes with new economic policy responses which would have been considered unthinkable only a year ago. Arguing that with the current high levels of confidence in politicians and scientific advice, combined with the realisation that the market has not been able to solve this problem on its own, we are now in a unique position to implement a radically different solution than was politically possible previously.
2020
Level: leicht
In this podcast, Professor Darrick Hamilton critically discusses how current neoliberal economic models uphold a systemically racially unjust structure of economies.
2020
Level: leicht
Die Notwendigkeit einer nationalen und globalen Umverteilung von Vermögen. Piketty zeichnet den historischen Verlauf von Ungleichheit in der Geschichte des Kapitalismus nach und macht deutlich, dass ein Übermaß an materieller Ungleichheit für das demokratische Miteinander erhebliche Gefahren mit sich bringt.
2020
Level: leicht
The effects of the 2020 pandemic on the Latin-American region: a thorough before-after analysis.
2020
Level: mittel
An analysis of the modern neoliberal world, its characteristics, flaws and planetary boundaries aiming to end new economic politics and support a global redistribution of power, wealth and roles. In this online lecture, economist and Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK. Costas Lapavitsas, explains the limitations of the neoliberal market in creating financial stability and growth in both, developing and developed countries.
2020
Level: leicht
In the pluralist showcase series by Rethinking Economics, Cahal Moran explores non-mainstream ideas in economics and how they are useful for explaining, understanding and predicting things in economics.
2019
Level: mittel
An overview of the last century economic theories asking what makes a heterodox economist. This lecture focuses on the evolution of the various academic traditions in economics. Lavoie presents his own typology for categorising seminal work within the post-Keynesian tradition while leaving space to acknowledge that categories are not binary, but can be used to help understand the different traditions, and how they have developed over the last decades.
2020
Level: leicht
In this podcast, Laura Basu speaks with a range of expert academics and public speakers – such as Jayati Ghosh, Yanis Varoufakis, Walden Bello, and Ashish Kothari about how the rules of the global economy are fostering the inequality and underdevelopment we see today.
2020
Level: mittel
In this short talk 'Measuring the Danger of Segregation' Trevon Logan, Professor of Economics at The Ohio State University, explores the impacts of structural racism on economics and health.
2020
Level: mittel
In the fifth part of the Economics of COVID-19 Webinar by SOAS, Jo Michell sketches out the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the wider macroeconomy and warns against a resurgence of austerity politics.
2020
Level: leicht
Economists claim they are not biased or ideological, but research by economist Mohsen Javdani tells another story. Javdani discovered that 82% of economists claim that statements and arguments should be evaluated on the content only, but the results of the study show the exact opposite.
2020
Level: leicht
In this short podcast, Naomi Fowler, the Tax Justice Network's creative strategist, discusses how the laws made by those who profited from slavery and the empire and, the extractive business models of the major financial sector continue to impoverish some of the poorest nations.
2020
Level: leicht
Dieses Dossier ist im Rahmen der Schreibwerkstatt Ecological Economics einer Kooperation zwischen der TU Berlin und Exploring Economics entstanden Weitere Informationen und Dossiers zu der Thematik findet Ihr hier Digitale Plattformen Keine Alternative zu Amazon Google und Co Autor innen Tom Göhring Jondis Schwartzkopf Charlotte Griestop Gülsüm Cengiz Review Gerrit …
2019
Level: mittel
Shadow banking became one of the main features of modern market based financial capitalism and financial globalisation. Daniel Gabor locates this development in a Super-Cycle framework and sketches out opportunities to launch a new cycle that is green and just through financial regulation and publicly organised sustainable finance.
2020
Level: leicht
Hamilton argues that economics lacks the political economy context in order to understand racism, and demonstrates how racism is embedded in the political economy of America.
2020
Level: leicht
Das vorliegende Dossier stellt die grundverschiedenen Ansätze des "Degrowth" sowie des "Green Growth" gegenüber, wägt ihre Vor- und Nachteile ab und versucht einen Mittelweg zu finden.
2018
Level: leicht
This text summarizes the content of the 2018 Nobel Prize winner W. Nordhaus. It is extended by some critical perspectives on this topic. The short dossier gives an overview of the most important texts we have read in the climate economics reading group.
2020
Level: leicht
Foto von Markus Spiske Dieses Dossier ist im Rahmen der Schreibwerkstatt Ecological Economics einer Kooperation zwischen der TU Berlin und Exploring Economics entstanden Weitere Informationen und Dossiers zu der Thematik findet Ihr hier Neue Allianzen für Nachhaltigkeitspolitik Autor innen Lisa Leonhardt Greta Lenk Felix Englisch Vera Huwe Review Gerrit von …
2020
Level: leicht
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Dieses Dossier ist im Rahmen der Schreibwerkstatt Ecological Economics einer Kooperation zwischen der TU Berlin und Exploring Economics entstanden Weitere Informationen und Dossiers zu der Thematik findet Ihr hier Ein Zeitumkehrer in der Klimaökonomik Was die Zeitpräferenzrate mit Generationengerechtigkeit zu tun hat Autorin Sarah …
2020
Level: leicht
This video explains what the term 'Feminist Economics' describes and goes into detail on how feminist economists use methodology differently, why they advocate for diversity in research and how to look into preconditions for the functioning of our economies. It, additionally, highlights the link between feminist economics and the study of climate change.
2012
Level: leicht
This lecture of the anthropologist David Graeber gives a brief introduction to the thoughts of his 2011 published book Debt: The First 5000 Years.
2019
Level: leicht
Podcast series with six 12-minute parts introducing the the values and ideas behind our neoliberal economic system: where it came from, how it spread, and how we could do things differently.
2020
Level: leicht
Professor Joseph Aldy from Harvard Kennedy School gives us some insights about how economics can set the balance between policymakers, scientists, employers and citizens.
2020
Level: leicht
In this podcast, Laura Basu focuses on how capitalist markets and nation-states perpetuate structural racism.
2020
Level: leicht
The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching implications across the African continent. This discussion brings to light the role of African think tanks, such as the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) in rethinking the continent’s development models, especially, in light of the unprecedented crisis.

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