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Tag: financial crisis
By Richard Garside | Published: April 29, 2013
There is no inevitability in the rise in homicide, domestic and acquaintance violence in the coming year. Sadly, though, it would be more surprising if they did not increase than if they did.
By Tim Dant | Published: October 15, 2012
Beyond an economic analysis of the financial crisis
By Social Science Bites | Published: August 1, 2012
In the past twenty years there has been a revolution in economics with the study not of how people would behave if they were perfectly rational, but of how they actually behave. At the vanguard of this movement is Robert Shiller of Yale University. He sits down with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast
By Leo McCann | Published: May 28, 2012
While parts of Aditya Chakrabortty’s recent piece in the Guardian were sensible and informed, its central claim was unfair - that social science disciplines have been unable or unwilling to explore, explain, and confront the ‘Great Financial Crash’ of 2007-9
By andrewgamble | Published: May 22, 2012
On 16 April, Aditya Chakrabortty wrote an article for the Guardian's Comment is Free, arguing that social scientists have failed to step up and offer alternatives in the wake of the economic crisis. Here, Andrew Gamble FBA responds.