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  • 5-July-2018

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    Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy: Oliver Blanchard

    The great moderation lulled macroeconomists and policymakers alike in the belief that we knew how to conduct macroeconomic policy. The crisis clearly forces us to question that assessment. In this talk, Olivier Blanchard reviewed the main elements of the precrisis consensus, identified where we were wrong and what tenets of the precrisis framework still hold, and sketched out the contours of a new macroeconomic policy framework.

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  • 3-July-2018

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    The Fissured Workplace - David Weil

    For much of the twentieth century, large companies employing many workers formed the bedrock of the U.S. economy. Today, on the list of big business’s priorities, sustaining the employer-worker relationship ranks far below building a devoted customer base and delivering value to investors. The result has been declining wages, eroding benefits, inadequate health and safety conditions, and ever-widening income inequality.

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  • 29-June-2018

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    Humans as Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy - Jeremias Prassl

    29 June 2018 - Humans as Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy - Jeremias Prassl

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  • 27-June-2018

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    Policies for the housing market: new insights from an agent-based model - Marc Hinterschweiger, Arzu Uluc and Adrian Carro

    NAEC Innovation Lab seminar with Marc Hinterschweiger and Arzu Uluc of the Bank of England and Adrian Carro of INET - 'Policies for the housing market: new insights form an agent-based model'

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  • 24-May-2018

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    Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game between Markets, Speculators and the State - William H. Janeway

    Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game between Markets, Speculators and the State - William H. Janeway

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  • 18-May-2018

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    Mission-oriented research and innovation in the European Union - Mariana Mazzucato

    Professor Mariana Mazzucato has been developing the mission-oriented concept in economics: Missions aim to inspire people by solving some of the biggest challenges society faces from climate change to inequality, driving collaboration across different industries and bodies in both private and public sectors.

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  • 16-May-2018

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    Why is Global Poverty so hard to Measure and to Eradicate? - Sir Angus Deaton

    The elimination of global poverty by 2030 is one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet the measurement of global poverty poses many difficulties, especially now that the SDGs include poverty in rich countries as well as poor countries

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  • 25-April-2018

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    Inclusive Vanguards - The Futures of the Knowledge Economy - Roberto Mangabeira Unger

    The New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) unit is working with Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, on options for radical economic reform. The discussions have been led by Roberto Mangabeira Unger, former Minister of Strategic Affairs of Brazil and present Roscoe Pound Professor of Law at Harvard University.

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  • 12-April-2018

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    Innovation Expertise and Sustainable Prosperity - William Lazonick

    In the aftermath of the financial crisis, some economists and governments have come to question the merits and limitations of having maximising shareholder value as the main corporate objective, and are questioning the nature of the firm itself.

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  • 5-March-2018

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    Capitalism without Capital: The rise of the intangible economy - Jonathan Haskel & Stian Westlake

    Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake will bring together in this seminar a decade of research on how to measure intangible investment and its impact on national accounts, showing the amount different countries invest in intangibles, how this has changed over time, and the latest thinking on how to assess this.

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