By coming up with a way to lend poor people as little as $30 to start businesses, he reduced poverty so much that he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006.
Economic globalization, together with a rebalancing of power between the world’s north and south, has made developing countries, and many companies within them, key global economic actors.
In his book The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth, the Harvard economist Benjamin Friedman argues that periods of economic growth have been essential to American political progress.
In the shadow of the euro crisis and America’s fiscal cliff, it is easy to ignore the global economy’s long-term problems. But, while we focus on immediate concerns, they continue to fester, and we overlook them at our peril.
The start of any year invariably prompts stocktaking, and 2012 certainly offers much to consider: the dramatic events in the Middle East, leadership change in China, and the brinkmanship of America’s budget debate.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer talked at 92Y.
edláček, has changed the way we perceive Economics and opened new perspectives and provided entirely new solutions and explanations to the problems besetting us.
When most of us were still struggling to connect our modems in the 1990s, he was documenting the rise of the network society and studying the interaction between internet use, counter-culture, urban protest movements and personal identity.
In a decision criticized and praised in equal measure, the Nobel Committee awarded this year’s Peace Prize to the European Union in recognition of its contributions to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.
Samuel Brittan, from the Financial Times, writes about Tomáš Sedláček's groundbreaking book The Economics of Good & Evil, recently nominated for the German Prize for Economic Books.
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Inside India Best Known Company: The Strategy Series with Nirmalya Kumar from the London Business School.
The macroeconomic expert and strategist, and author of The Economics of Good & Evil, talks in this video about the economic structure in our cultures.