This is the first video of a two-part lecture in which the Stone Center’s Branko Milanovic discusses writings on inequality by François Quesnay, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and Karl Marx and how their work can be interpreted in terms of interpersonal inequality. In this first video, Milanovic focuses on Quesnay and Smith.
There are troubling signs that the new data-driven economy is inheriting all the same problems as the old one: power imbalances, monopolies and a lack of accountability. Listen here
When a political class has utterly failed it tries to make a national virtue of this failure or, what is not mentioned here, find scapegoats to blame it on. Branko Milanović is an economist specialised […]
Mark Blyth rubbishes the title of his lecture. People vote for what they want and he explains why they want what we have: Trump, Brexit, Duterte, but also Corbyn and Podemos.