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  • 21-October-2015

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    Unaccountable: How Elites Corrupt Finance, Freedom and Security - Janine R. Wedel

    A new breed of influence elite has emerged over the past several decades. In contrast to the “power elites” described by sociologist C. Wright Mills a half century ago, the muscle of today’s influence elites resides at least as much in social networks as in command-and-control bureaucracy.

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  • 12-October-2015

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    The Silo Effect - Gillian Tett

    Gillian Tett plumbs her background as an anthropologist and her experience reporting on the financial crisis in 2008.

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  • 30-September-2015

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    Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System - Simon Zadek

    Over the last two years, the United Nations Environment Program`s Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System has explored how changes in financial system design can bring sustainable development considerations more effectively into financial decision-making and mobilize capital towards a green and inclusive economy.

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  • 18-September-2015

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    Launch and Discussion of the NAEC Sythesis

    Since 2012, the NAEC Initiative has catalyzed a debate across the OECD on how to revise, update and improve our economic thinking. The OECD has taken a step forward with the approval by Ministers of the Synthesis Report at the 2015 Ministerial Council Meeting

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  • 4-May-2015

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    The superiority of economists? - Yann Algan

    The paper argues that economists distinguish themselves from other social scientists through their much better material situation (many teach in business schools, have external consulting activities), their more individualist worldviews, and their confidence in their discipline's ability to fix the world's problems.

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  • 17-April-2015

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    The Butterfly Defect: Globalisation, Complexity and Lessons from the Financial Crisis - Ian Goldin

    Prof Goldin will discuss the unprecedented integration of economic and other systems that globalization has brought about. It has caused unimaginable benefits to substantial portions of humanity by simultaneously exposing us, however, to systemic risks that we did not face in the past.

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  • 13-April-2015

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    Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility - Tim Smeeding -

    Prof Smeeding will present what we know about the methods, by which the intergeneration transmission of advantage and disadvantage work their way through the life cycle.

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  • 27-March-2015

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    Currency Turbulence and Banking Crises - Robert Z. Aliber

    Today, Prof Aliber will give us a tour de force of currency turbulence and banking crises. He would argue the U.S. political establishment believes that the most recent banking crisis of 2008 was caused by ‘’bad actors’’, such as Lehman Brothers (excessive risk-taking), or the corruption of the credit rating agencies, the capture of regulators by the banks.

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  • 19-February-2015

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    NAEC in Historical Perspective - Vincent Gayon, Matthias Schmelzer and Richard Woodward

    The Seminar will place the NAEC Initiative in a historical context. The speakers will explore the evolution of economic thinking at the OECD and the policy responses to past economic crises.

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