The Return of Depression Economics Part 1: The sum of all fears
The global economic crisis has shaken a lot of what we thought we knew about economics. Over three consecutive evenings, Professor Krugman will cover the causes of the crisis; the deeply vexed question of how and when the world economy can recover; and the implications of the whole mess for economics and economists. Paul Krugman is centenary professor at LSE and professor of economics and international affairs at Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. In 2008 he was awarded the Nobel Prize
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The Return of Depression Economics Part 2: The eschatology of lost decades
The global economic crisis has shaken a lot of what we thought we knew about economics. Over three consecutive evenings, Professor Krugman will cover the causes of the crisis; the deeply vexed question of how and when the world economy can recover; and the implications of the whole mess for economics and economists. Paul Krugman is centenary professor at LSE and professor of economics and international affairs at Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. In 2008 he was awarded the Nobel Prize
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The Return of Depression Economics Part 3: The night they reread Minsky
The global economic crisis has shaken a lot of what we thought we knew about economics. Over three consecutive evenings, Professor Krugman will cover the causes of the crisis; the deeply vexed question of how and when the world economy can recover; and the implications of the whole mess for economics and economists. Paul Krugman is centenary professor at LSE and professor of economics and international affairs at Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. In 2008 he was awarded the Nobel Prize
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The Future of Banking and Financial Regulation
What is the future of banking and financial regulation following the global financial crisis? Eric Chaney is chief economist for the AXA group. Charles Goodhart is emeritus professor of economics at LSE. David Webb is professor of finance at LSE.
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What kind of economics should we teach?
The recent global crisis has lead to questions being asked about whether the kind of economics being taught to students in leading economics departments was responsible for the widespread failure to predict the timing and magnitude of the events that unfolded in 2008. Critiques range from an absence of historical context in mainstream teaching of economics to excessive reliance on mathematical models. This panel brings together four leading economists to debate this issue and to discuss what c
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Freefall
Stiglitz lays out not only the course of the financial crisis which began in 2007, but its underlying causes, and shows why much more radical reforms are needed than are currently being contemplated if we are to avoid similar 'systemic' crises in the future. Showing why the bailout has been only marginally effective and how it could have been much more so, and outlines the enormous opportunity - not yet taken - to design a new global financial architecture. Joseph Stiglitz was Chief Economist at
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CAV 2010 – Nancy – La Parisienne 2010.

Thème : Conférences débats du centre anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin)
Pratiquer une activité physique pendant et après un cancer.
Modérateur : Ivan KRAKOWSKI - (Professeur - Oncologie médical - Centre Alexis Vautrin - Centre régional de Lutte Contre le Cancer - ONCOLOR. (www.oncolor.org))
Titre : CAV 2010 – Nancy – La Parisienne 2010.
Auteur : Marie PARACHE : Témoignage d’une patiente et des personnels soignants
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First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part one Andrew Scott
Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, explains how this downturn differs from previous recessions, and suggests how it may develop in 2009

Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth
In this talk Andrew Lo addresses the problem of finding the right level of abstraction with which to think about economic phenomena. He compares economics to physics, with some surprising results.

For at least several decades economics theorists have assumed that the highest level of abstraction is the best. Lo argues

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Duke Medicine Profiles: Lindsay Wojciechowski, NP
Get to know Duke Medicine's primary care providers. Find more information about Lindsay Wojciechowski, NP, at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/lindsay-wojciechowski-np
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Star Library: Counting Eights: A First Activity in the Study and Interpretation of Probability
Students explore the definition and interpretations of the probability of an event by investigating the long run proportion of times a sum of 8 is obtained when two balanced dice are rolled repeatedly. Making use of hand calculations, computer simulations, and descriptive techniques, students encounter the laws of large numbers in a familiar setting. By working through the exercises, students will gain a deeper understanding of the qualitative and quantitative relationships between theoretical p
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy (MIT)
Introduction to Astronomy provides a quantitative introduction to the physics of the solar system, stars, the interstellar medium, the galaxy, and the universe, as determined from a variety of astronomical observations and models.
Author(s): Rappaport, Saul

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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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Investigating animals: hunters and the hunted

thumbnailHunting animals (predators) are adapted for finding and catching food in many ways. Animals that are hunted (prey) are also adapted to avoid being found
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2.2 Making a bid on eBay
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
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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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Rotating Bluemarble Globe with Clouds
The Terra-MODIS project has released a beautiful set of blue marble imagery. The data is place on a globe and rotated.
Author(s): Lori Perkins,Reto Stockli,Vincent Salomonson

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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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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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