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2021
Level: leicht
Stratification economics is defined as a systemic and empirically grounded approach to addressing intergroup inequality. Stratification economics integrates economics, sociology and social psychology to distinctively analyze inequality across groups that are socially differentiated, be it by race, ethnicity, gender, caste, sexuality, religion or any other social differentiation.
2021
Level: leicht
Many economists refer to economic growth as a cake that is supposed to grow for the benefit of all.
2011
Level: leicht
Marx Reloaded ist eine Kulturdokumentation die den Ideen des deutschen Sozialisten und Philosophen Karl Marx nachgeht und ihre Relevanz für das Verständnis der globalen Wirtschafts und Finanzkrise von 2008 2009 untersucht Diese Krise löste die tiefste weltweite Rezession seit 70 Jahren aus und veranlasste die US amerikanische Regierung mehr als …
2021
Level: leicht
An increasing number of older women are facing uncertain economic futures. The Women in Economics Network (WEN) in Australia hosted a webinar to explore the emerging situation and public policy responses that can reduce the number of older women at risk of experiencing poverty and homelessness.
2020
Level: leicht
The Trialogue is a podcast about combining historic ideas of the high-culture of the Inca and modern problems. The three authors each put their own perspectives of the topic and show insights into their actual view of economics.
2021
Level: leicht
Um Transformationsprozesse nicht nur zukunftsfähig, sondern auch geschlechtergerecht gestalten zu können, müssen die Erkenntnisse der Feministischen Ökonomie einbezogen werden. Ein Beitrag von Ulrike Knobloch.
2021
Level: leicht
Die Zeit ist reif für eine Rückbesinnung auf das Potenzial der Vermögensbesteuerung. Doch wie genau sollten Vermögensteuer und Erbschaftsteuer ausgestaltet werden?
2021
Level: leicht
Wohl nirgendwo werden soziale und ökologische Dimensionen so stark gegeneinander ausgespielt wie in der Wohnungsfrage. Ein Beitrag von Anton Brokow-Loga.
2021
Level: leicht
The British historian, Adam Tooze, highlights how the climate crisis is not just an environmental or ecological problem but also a political economy challenge.
2020
Level: leicht
Ist (übermäßiger) Reichtum moralisch verwerflich? Oder ist die Aussicht darauf ein notwendiger wirtschaftlicher Treiber?
2016
Level: leicht
An vielen Stellen scheinen die Dinge nicht so zu laufen wie sie laufen sollten die ökonomische Ungleichheit ist groß bloßes Wohnen wird immer teurer öffentliche Güter wie Krankenhäuser oder Universitäten geraten unter einen ökonomischen Erfolgsdruck der ihrer ursprünglichen Funktion nicht gut tut Der renommierte Philosoph Axel Honneth erkennt ein allgemeines …
2022
Level: mittel
Asset Management firms control large parts of the global economy Just the three American asset management firms BlackRock Vanguard and State Street manage more than half of the combined value of all shares for companies in the S P 500 Their combined managed assets amount to 22 trillion May 2022 …
2020
Level: leicht
In diesem Interview geht es insbesondere um die Beschäftigung mit der Ungleichheit, der sich Thomas Piketty in seinen Büchern "Das Kapital im 21. Jahrhundert" sowie "Kapital und Ideologie" widmet.
2022
Level: leicht
Das Paradigma der ökologischen Ökonomie (Ecological Economics) stellt einen multidisziplinärern Ansatz dar, um ein ganzheitliches Bild der wachsenden ökologischen Probleme und ihrer Verflechtungen mit der Ökonomie zu erhalten. Sie beschäftigt sich mit Ressourcenknappheit, Umweltverschmutzung, Klimawandel, Nahrungsmittelknappheit oder sozialer Ungleichheit. Hierbei werden wissenschaftliche Disziplinen wie Ökologie, Ökonomie, Physik und zunehmend auch andere Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften (z.B. Soziologie oder Philosophie) herangezogen, mit dem Ziel, im ökonomischen Denken auch ökologische, ethische, politische, institutionelle und soziale Faktoren zu berücksichtigen. In diesem Zusammenhang werden nichtzuletzt deshalb auch wesentliche Grundannahmen der orthodoxen Ökonomie sehr kritisch betrachtet (Constanza 1989, Ayres 2008, Spash 2010).
2022
Level: leicht
The Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare the deep structural rifts in modern capitalist economies. It has exposed and exacerbated the long-lasting systemic inequalities in income, wealth, healthcare, housing, and other aspects of economic success across a variety of dimensions including class, gender, race, regions, and nations. This workshop explores the causes of economic inequality in contemporary capitalist economies and its consequences for the economy and society in the post-pandemic reality, as well as what steps can be taken to alleviate economic inequality in the future. Drawing from a variety of theoretical and interdisciplinary insights, the workshop encourages you to reflect on your personal experiences of inequality and aims to challenge the way in which the issue is typically approached in economics.
2022
Level: leicht
Health Economics traditionally involves two distinct strands. One focuses on the application of core  neoclassical economic theories of the firm, the consumer and the market to health-seeking behaviour  and other health issues. It suggests a role for government intervention only in the case of specific  market failures (for example externalities, asymmetric information, moral hazard, and public goods)  that distort market outcomes. The second strand is evaluation techniques, used to assess the cost effectiveness of competing health interventions.
Level: leicht
The World Inequality Lab gathers social scientists committed to helping everyone understand the drivers of inequality worldwide through evidence based research The World Inequality Lab hosts the World Inequality Database the most extensive public database on global inequality dynamics Their main missions are The extension of the World Inequality Database …
2012
Level: leicht
Photo by Kaitlyn Ashley on Unsplash 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 …
Level: leicht
From religious leaders to heads of state, everyone is talking about economic inequality. What form can such inequality take in different countries? What impact does it have on society? And why should it matter to you?
2022
Level: leicht
Einkommen und Vermögen sind weltweit ungleich verteilt. Ursachen und Folgen ökonomischer Ungleichheit stehen nicht nur im Fokus aktueller politischer Debatten, sondern bilden auch eines der Schwerpunktthemen in Forschung und Lehre am IfSo. Ab sofort bietet ein neuer kostenloser Online-Kurs für jede und jeden die Möglichkeit, erste Einblicke in das Thema zu gewinnen.
2015
Level: mittel
Gender, Development, and Globalization is the leading primer on global feminist economics and development. Lourdes Benería, a pioneer in the field of feminist economics, is joined in this second edition by Gunseli Berik and Maria Floro to update the text to reflect the major theoretical, empirical, and methodological contributions and global developments in the last decade.
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.
2016
Level: mittel

"Thought provoking and fresh - this book challenges how we think about economics.”
Gillian Tett, Financial Times

For further information about recent publicity events and media coverage for Rethinking Capitalism please visit http://marianamazzucato.com/rethinking-capitalism/

Western capitalism is in crisis.

2016
Level: mittel
One of the world’s leading economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic presents a bold new account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale. Drawing on vast data sets and cutting-edge research, he explains the benign and malign forces that make inequality rise and fall within and among nations.
2011
Level: mittel
If a country’s Gross Domestic Product increases each year, but so does the percentage of its people deprived of basic education, health care, and other opportunities, is that country really making progress? If we rely on conventional economic indicators, can we ever grasp how the world’s billions of individuals are really managing?
2009
Level: mittel
Heterodox Macroeconomics offers a detailed understanding of the foundations of the recent global financial crisis.
2015
Level: mittel
Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1990s giving rise to real social outcry to the extent that they became the object of central government policy reformulations.
1999
Level: leicht
Economics: A New Introduction provides a fresh introduction to real economics. Highlighting the complex and changing nature of economic activity, this wide-ranging text employs a pragmatic mix of old and new methods to examine the role of values and theoretical beliefs in economic life and in economists’ understanding of it.
2020
Level: leicht
In China's Gilded Age, Yuen Yuen Ang maintains that all corruption is harmful, but not all types of corruption hurt growth. Ang unbundles corruption into four varieties: petty theft, grand theft, speed money, and access money.
2020
Level: mittel
"Despite the rediscovery of the inequality topic by economists as well as other social scientists in recent times, relatively little is known about how economic inequality is mediated to the wider public of ordinary citizens and workers. That is precisely where this book steps in: It draws on a cross-national empirical study to examine how mainstream news media discuss, respond to, and engage with such important and politically sensitive issues and trends.
2019
Level: mittel
Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the most widely discussed work of economics in recent history, selling millions of copies in dozens of languages. But are its analyses of inequality and economic growth on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas Piketty pushed to the forefront of global conversation? A cast of economists and other social scientists tackle these questions in dialogue with Piketty, in what is sure to be a much-debated book in its own right.
2017
Level: mittel
The volume, released by YSI’s Economic Development Working Group, comprises interviews with 13 scholars from around the world who express a variety of viewpoints on the meaning and relevance of dependency theory in today’s context.

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