Globalization: An Interview with Robert Cumby
Economics professor Robert Cumby discusses the increasing importance of international economics as it relates to trade barriers, taxes on imports and outsourcing.
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Lipstein on Hospitals
Steven Lipstein, President and CEO of BJC HealthCare--a $3 billion hospital system in St. Louis, Missouri--talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of hospitals. They discuss pricing, the advantages and disadvantages of specialization in modern medical care, and culture and governance of non-profit hospitals vs. for-profit hospitals. At the end they talk about the positives and negatives of a national health board patterned after the Federal Reserve.
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Fazzari on Keynesian Economics
Steve Fazzari, of Washington University in St. Louis, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Keynesian economics. Fazzari talks about the paradox of thrift, makes the case for a government stimulus plan, and weighs the empirical evidence for a Keynesian worldview.
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Leeson on Pirates and the Invisible Hook
Peter Leeson of George Mason University and author of The Invisible Hook talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of 18th century pirates and what we can learn from their behavior. Leeson argues that pirates pioneered a number of important voluntary institutions such as constitutions as a way to increase the profitability of their enterprises. He shows how pirates used democracy and a separation of powers between the captain and the quartermaster to limit the potential for preda
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Munger on Many Things
Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about many things. Listeners sent in questions for Mike and Russ to talk about and they chose ten of the most interesting questions with the idea of talking about each for six minutes. The topics are the scarcity of clean water, asset bubbles, the role of Fannie and Freddie in the financial crisis, can a business pass a tax on to its customers (or maybe even its workers), compassionate food, the study of economics, how to choos
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Palm oil plantations, charcoal, and a flea circus
Does your shopping basket contain chocolate, biscuits and shampoo? If it does, you may be unwittingly contributing to the destruction of the some of the world's pristine rainforests.
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Weaknesses of the Current System
Second panel discussion on 'Economics and the Idea of Justice'. Discussing questions such as do we need a new economic framework? And should economics change fundamentally in light of the financial crisis?
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Into the Dragons’ Den and Out of the Recession - Evan Davis
Financial Journalist Evan Davis discusses Dragons' Den, the Today Programme and the state of economics reporting in the UK. Evan gave this talk just moments after receiving his Honorary Doctorate from Coventry University.
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Survival of the most adaptable- how the recession can lead to a change for the better- Spring 2009 Q
Survival of the most adaptable- how the recession can lead to a change for the better: As the global recession sinks into becomming a global depression, and new financial measures such as 'quantitative easing' are brought in to try and stabilise markets, Judge Business School's podcast series has been talking to its academics to find out how business can best cope with the changing financial climate it now finds itself in. Boni Sones reports on this positive advice from the experts.
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Alexander Nehamas, Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature: "'Because It Was He, Because
The President’s Lecture Series was established by President Shirley M. Tilghman in the fall of 2001 to give Princeton’s faculty an opportunity to learn about the work of their colleagues in other disciplines and to share their research with the University community. First proposed by Alan B. Krueger, the Lynn Bendheim Thoman, Class of 1976, and Robert Bendheim, Class of 1937, Professor in Economics and Public Policy, the lectures are presented three times a year and are open to the public.
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Principles of money and banking: reading list
This is the reading list for a final year economics course in money and banking or a postgraduate course in Money and Banking by Kent Matthews of Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.
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The Microfoundations of Money Part 2: lecture slides
These PowerPoint slides relate to a 20 hour lecture course on Money and Banking for final year economics and postgraduate students of banking delivered by Kent Matthews of Cardiff University.
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The Microfoundations of the Demand for Money Part 2: lecture slides
These PowerPoint slides relate to a 20 hour lecture course on Money and Banking for final year economics and postgraduate students of banking delivered by Kent Matthews of Cardiff University.
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The Credit Channel
These PowerPoint slides relate to a 20 hour lecture course on Money and Banking for final year economics and postgraduate students of banking delivered by Kent Matthews of Cardiff University.
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Efficient Markets Hypothesis: Theory and Evidence
These lecture Notes are from a Year 2 economics module on Money, Banking and Finance, delivered by Andros Gregoriou of the University of East Anglia.
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Efficient markets: seminar notes
Seminar notes for a year 2 Money, Banking and Finance economics module delivered by Andros Gregoriou of the University of East Anglia.
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IS-LM: seminar solutions
Seminar notes for a year 2 Money, Banking and Finance economics module delivered by Andros Gregoriou of the University of East Anglia.
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Health economics and Antimicrobial Resistance
46 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Health Economics and Antimicrobial Resistance.
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Worksheets for Problem Based Learning Tasks in Microeconomics: Cost and Revenue
This worksheet introduces PBL (Problem Based Learning) to the first-year economics curriculum at the University of Ulster. It is made available as a Word document.
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Non-renewable resource exploitation: basic models: lecture slides
Lecture slides for an Introduction to Resource Economics course, taught by Aaron Hatcher, of the University of Portsmouth in 2008. Available in PDF format.
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