political economy

Father of Political Economy: Alberto Alesina, 1957-2020

Remembering the Italian economist who once wrote, “Racial animosity in the US makes redistribution to the poor, who are disproportionately black, unappealing to many voters. American political institutions limited the growth of a socialist party, and more generally limited the political power of the poor.”

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Responding to Climate Change

A federal report released Friday warns that climate change will impact the everyday lives of Americans in coming decades, with […]

8 years ago
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Macromarketing Roundtable Commentary

Alan Bradshaw, University of London, and Mark Tadajewski, University of Strathclyde, published “Macromarketing Roundtable Commentary–The Export of Marketing Education” on September 20th, […]

9 years ago
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The moral necessity of austerity

Matt Clement blogs on 'Sociology and the Cuts' on the moral panic around balancing the economy and reducing public sector […]

10 years ago
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