Federico Contiggiani

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Keynes helped us through the crisis – but he's still out of favour

Keynes’s General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money is to economics what Joyce’s Ulysses is to literature: a classic that lots more people start than finish. The same applies to two other seminal works from the dismal science: Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations and Karl Marx’s Capital.<p>It is a …

Economics

Threes! para Android ya está aquí. El puzle matemático que te enganchará como ninguno

La simpleza en un videojuego es una espada de doble filo: si es muy sencillo el jugador podrá aprender rápidamente sus conceptos y empezar a jugar y …

Una de cada tres sidras argentinas tiene un conservante no permitido

<b>La bebida más popular del brindis navideño</b> no siempre es lo que parece, ni contiene lo que dice la etiqueta y, además, puede ser causa de accidentes. …

Call for papers - Call for proposals

<b>Organization:</b> <b>Revista de Economía Laboral</b><b><br>Event:</b> Convocatoria para artículos<b><br>Submission Deadline:</b> April 27, 2018<b><br>Description:</b> La Revista de Economía …

World Economy

Seguimos con el #DíadelasLibrerías. Hace algunos años estuvimos en la librería Lello e Irmao de Oporto y nos dejó absolutamente impresionados. ¿A que es bonita? En su interior se han rodado varias escenas de las películas de Harry Potter. #benditaslibrerías

The Italian Crisis of 2013 | Marginal Revolution University

To the first point: There is a NBER paper by Reinhart & Rogoff (http://www.nber.org/papers/w15639) where they evaluate data on growth and sovereign …

Economics

Corruption and Parking Tickets | Marginal Revolution University

Corruption

Bo Xilai: The formerly popular Communist Party politician has been charged with corruption in China.

Chinese authorities have finally charged former Communist Party star Bo Xilai for bribery, embezzlement, and abuse of power. Bo, you may remember, …

ESCexpress LaRioja'13 | Dr. José Miguel Mulet (@jmmulet)

Doble Check

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Identity crisis

"TRUTH, justice and the American way." So goes Superman's mantra and it is a fitting one: not only is he the oldest and arguably the most iconic of …

Copyright

Opinions

The IMF Isn't Ready to Lead Cryptocurrency Regulation<p>Trump’s Foreign Policy: Jarring, Juvenile – and Possibly Effective<p>Fen Osler Hampson<br>• Derek …

Foreign Policy

Journal of Economic Surveys: Vol 27, No 3

Data, Theory and Central Bank Models

As the Bank of England finally publishes [1] its new core model COMPASS, I have been thinking more about what the central bank’s core model should …

Bondholders spark U.S. legal drama over Argentine debt

A crucial ruling is expected on payment for group of holdouts that refused to settle with Argentina after it defaulted on nearly $100 billion in debt in 2002.<p>May 27, 2013|By Ken Bensinger, Los Angeles Times<p>Government supporters attend the arrival of Argentina's frigate… (Leo La Valle / …

Al Gore

Natural Resources and Political Institutions: Democracy

The discussion of the curse of natural resources in the Cameroon raises the issue of whether or not natural resources wealth, specifically oil, might …

Survivorship Bias

<b>The Misconception:</b> You should focus on the successful if you wish to become successful.<b>The Truth:</b> When failure becomes invisible, the difference …

Living in Terror of Dead Economists

Kenneth Rogoff has a piece on the Project Syndicate that is revealing of today’s intellectual climate. What does he say?<p>The eurozone problems are …

New Version of Complexity Map

Hello everyone!<p>As you can see above, I have updated my map of the complexity sciences.<p>CLICK HERE TO SEE THE INTERNET VERSION OF MY MAP<p>My current …

Iceland’s post-Crisis economy: A myth or a miracle? | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

When the Global Crisis struck in September 2008, all eyes were on the US (Eichengreen and Baldwin 2008). Iceland, however, was the first country to …

Economics

Antifragile by Nassim Taleb - Book Notes

Are your friends or colleagues bothering you that you must read Antifragile?<p>Did you just finish and aren’t quite sure if you wrapped your mind around …

Black Tie