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  • 10-June-2021

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    Rethinking Productivity: Insights from Neuroscience

    As part of the Neuroscience-inspired Policy Initiative this seminar explores how the latest innovations in neuroscience can help us unlock insights into how to optimise productivity.

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  • 25-March-2021

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    Innovations to Address Women’s Brain Health Inequalities

    As part of the OECD March on Gender initiative, this seminar looks into differences in neurological outcomes between men and women, supported by the NAEC Neuroscience-inspired Policy Initiative.

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  • 25-February-2021

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    The Deficit Myth? - Stephanie Kelton

    Vice-president Dick Cheney famously boasted, “Reagan proved deficits don’t matter.” Was he right? Do deficits matter? Stephanie Kelton leads a debate on whether deficits matter and how we think about government spending today and the implications for future generations. Can deficits be used to sustain life and build a more just economy that works for the many and not just the few?

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  • 27-January-2021

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    A Brain Capital Grand Strategy: Towards Economic Re-imagination

    A discussion of A Brain Capital Grand Strategy: Towards Economic Re-imagination – an inter-disciplinary effort of medical doctors, neuroscientists and economists. In our brain economy, investments in brain health and brain skills are critical for post-COVID economic renewal, re-imagination, and long-term economic resilience.

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  • 22-May-2020

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    Is this time different? Recovery in a time of pandemic - Paul Krugman

    Paul Robin Krugman is the Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times. In 2008, Krugman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography

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  • 15-May-2020

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    Will Covid-19 Remake the World? - Dani Rodrik

    Covid-19 is reinforcing existing problems of inequality and economic insecurity within nations. In response we need a new direction for policy, investing in continuous education, social protection and flexible markets ("flexicurity")

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  • 30-April-2020

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    Exiting and Learning from the Covid-19 Pandemic - Michael Spence

    Nobel Laureate Michael Spence discusses the exit and restoration of “normal” economic activity, specifically the close alignment between good health outcomes (containment) and speeding up the recovery. Professor Spence also discusses what appears to be large differences in performance across countries and jurisdictions in containing the virus. He looks at post pandemic recovery and longer term changes.

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  • 14-February-2020

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    The Triumph of Injustice - Gabriel Zucman

    The Triumph of Injustice calls on historical and economic analysis to examine the choices that led to tax injustice, tax evasion, and the spiral of international tax competition. It proposes a visionary but pragmatic overhaul of taxation to bring concrete solutions to today’s inequality challenges and reconcile globalisation and economic justice.

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  • 20-November-2019

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    The Crisis of the Global Order - Martin Wolf

    The history of the liberal global order, the post-war world economy in an era of profound transformation where institutions and assumptions have become fragile. The central characteristics of this new transitional era are: the rise of China , the rise of populism, and the break-up of the post-war western alliance. We need to create a stable, global and co-operative order based on multiple values and shared commitments.

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  • 30-October-2019

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    Measuring Economic Performance and Social Progress

    The High Level Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (HLEG) argues that we need to develop dashboards and tools to examine the factors that determine what really matters for people and the places in which they live: who is benefitting from growth, whether that growth is environmentally sustainable, how people feel about their lives, what factors contribute to an individual’s or a country’s success.

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