Blogs&Reviews

  • Hans Gersbach suggests society could deal with the self-strengthening tech giants by democratising them through giving users a say in their decisions.

  • Growth and civilisation

    Diane Coyle, 14 October 2019

    Diane Coyle's mind boggles at the level of detail in Vaclav Smil's "Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities", covering the growth dynamics of archaea and bacteria all the way to empires. 

  • Brexit and legal traditions

    Thorsten Beck, 11 October 2019

    Thorsten Beck advises analysts who claim that the UK Supreme Court's decision that the prorogation of Parliament was unlawfaul represents a constitutional coup should read up on British constitutional history.

  • Brad DeLong asks whether a society where some 30 million workers are essentially paid, directly or indirectly, by the top 0.1% can be a healthy one.

Other Recent Blogs&Reviews:

  • Diane Coyle, 07 October 2019

    Diane Coyle believes that Richard Davies' book, Extreme Economies, will encourage students to appreciate that economics is not only important but also exciting.

  • Thorsten Beck, 04 October 2019

    Thosten Beck is concerned about the long-term damage the media campaign against the ECB and other euro area institutions may cause to Germans’ relationship with Europe and the euro.

  • Bradford DeLong, 10 September 2019

    An outtake from Brad DeLong's "Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Long Twentieth Century 1870-2016"

  • Sait Akman, Shiro Armstrong, Carlos Primo Braga, Uri Dadush, Anabel González, Fukunari Kimura, Junji Nakagawa, Peter Rashish, Akihiko Tamura, 04 September 2019

    A T20 Task Force on Trade, Investment and Globalization policy brief argues that the world trading system has been remarkably successful in many respects but that the present strain reflects causes which are deep-seated and require a strategic response.

  • Claude Barfield, 25 July 2019

    Digital trade negotiations are playing out on a number of levels. Claude Barfield offers a list of priorities for the US in these negotiations.

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