On 1 April in Berlin in our series of talks entitled “Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau” Branko Milanović discussed the evolution in global income inequality and its political implications; in particular, the rise of the middle class in Asia, income stagnation of the rich countries’ middle classes, with special emphasis on the current European situation, migration as part of globalization, and the emergence of global plutocracy (global top 1 percent).
This is the recorded talk I gave to Positive Money Italy (http://monetapositiva.blogspot.com/) on November 23rd 2018. I explain that excessive private credit caused the relative boom in Italy before the crisis, and the collapse in […]
On Labour´s attempt to forge a reputation for economic competency based on new economics: What does it mean? Has it worked? Can Labour escape the balancing the household books narrative? Is austerity economics really over?
Anat R. Admati holds a bachelor’s degree from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a doctorate from Yale University, and is a professor of finance and economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her recent […]