Introduction to macroeconomics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This module provides an introduction to modern macroeconomic analysis. Macroeconomics is concerned with some of the most pressing and fundamental questions economists can ask, such as: What determines economic growth? Why do economies exhibit expansions ('booms') and contractions ('busts') in output? What drives employment and wages, saving and investment? What causes inflation
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Deborah Brautigam book coverA talk by American University professor Deborah Brautigam. Is China a rogue donor, as some media pundits suggest? Or is China helping the developing world pave a pathway out of poverty, as the Chinese claim? This well-timed book provides the first comprehensive account of China's aid and economic cooperation overseas. Deborah Brautigam ta
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Kritikos Lecture by Bruce Schneier
Security guru Bruce Schneier to speak on “Internet, Security, and Power” Do you ever have the feeling you are being “watched?” If not, perhaps you should. According to security expert Bruce Schneier, who recently teamed up with The Guardian to review the Snowden documents, NSA surveillance through the Internet is far more robust and pervasive than [...]
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17.405 Seminar on Politics and Conflict in the Middle East (MIT)
This course focuses on evolution of contemporary politics and economics. The subject is divided into four parts: Context: historical and strategic perspectives, theoretical issues, and sources and forms of conflict; Continuity: detailed analysis conflicts systems and their persistence, as well as regional competition and recent wars – focusing on specific countries and cases; Complexity: highlighting situation specific strategic gains and losses; and Convergence: focusing future co
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Jezero Titicaca
Lokacija posnetka: Isla del Sol, Bolivija. Najvišje ležeče jezero na svetu.,Location of a photo: Isla del Sol, Bolivia. The highest (commercially navigable) lake in the world.
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Jezero Titicaca
Lokacija posnetka: Isla del Sol, Bolivija. Najvišje ležeče jezero na svetu.,Location of a photo: Isla del Sol, Bolivia. The highest (commercially navigable) lake in the world.
Author(s): Alenka Kavčič

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Contratación y Medios de las Administraciones Públicas
La asignatura Contratación y Medios de las Administraciones Públicas pretende mostrar, por una parte, cómo satisfacen las Administraciones Públicas sus necesidades recurriendo a terceros con los que contrata, y, por otra, como asume y gestiona los medios personales (empleados públicos) y materiales (bienes públicos) necesarios para su funcionamiento.
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Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Mr Bruce Mac Master
Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Mr Bruce Mac Master, Colombia.
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First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two Professor Helene Rey
Helene Rey, Professor of Economics, proposes that financial structures and policy must change to avoid the emergence of more bubbles

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Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
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Introduction to Microeconomics
This course is designed to help you build an understanding of the economics of the market place. In particular we focus on microeconomic principles that demonstrate the role and limitations of both competitive and imperfectly competitive markets in motivating socially efficient consumer, business, and public sector choices.
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Managerial Economics
This course covers the essential principles and tools of Managerial Economics, the application of microeconomics to management decisions. Students who master this material will be better prepared for leadership positions in business, not-for-profit, and government entities.
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1.12 Conclusion

It is clear that there are tensions in the use of the site, in that it attracts quite different audiences. There are also tensions relating to the number of visitors it is logistically possible to accommodate, and the economics of maintaining a viable revenue income.

The debate goes on about how best to develop and maintain the site in line with the Trust's stated aims and objectives.

There is no definitive answer, and the site will inevitably evolve over time. It is now an attrac
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International finance
Richard Portes, Professor of Economics, talks about London's importance as global connection capital and as a centre for coordinating a wide area of research

Macroeconomics
Helene Rey, Professor of Economics, examines the US current account deficit.

Why the credit crunch took hold
Richard Portes, Professor of Economics, talks about why the credit crunch took hold and what the authorities should do to avoid a repeat of the crisis.

The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
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Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis: Plenary 3
This podcast was recorded at the third plenary session of the Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis conference. This podcast was recorded at the third plenary session of the Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis: Responding to the Challenges of a Changing World conference, which was held by the Refugee Studies Centre (in collaboration with the Humanitarian Policy Group) on Thursday 24th September 2009 at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford. Presented by Professor David Keen, P
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14.661 Labor Economics I (MIT)
The aim of this course is to acquaint students with traditional topics in labor economics and to encourage the development of independent research interests. This course is taught in two parts: Fall term and then in the subsequent Fall term.
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