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Kicking away the (statistical) ladder - via Developing Economics blog

Developed countries often lecture developing and emerging countries on the appropriate policies and institutions necessary for economic success. This is done either bilaterally or through multilateral organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, OECD or European Union.

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Political Economy

Kicking Away the (Statistical) Ladder

Developed countries often lecture developing and emerging countries on the appropriate policies and institutions necessary for economic success. This is done either bilaterally or through multilateral organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, OECD or European Union. 1,743 more words

Economic History

The Violence of Financial Capitalism by Christian Marazzi

The Violence of Financial Capitalism by Christian Marazzi, Kristina Lebedeva (Translator) (2010)

This is a MUST READ BOOK.

I had to return to the library so will have to get again to add the essay part and quotes. 22 more words

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Thanks Obama! Now It's Your Turn Donald...

Perhaps, one measure of a President can be seen in the way he leaves his nation’s economic health to his successor.

If so, let’s use… 634 more words

Class before Trumponomics, part 3

In the second installment of this series on “class before Trumponomics,” I argued that, in recent decades, while American workers have created enormous wealth, most of the increase in that wealth has been captured by their employers and a tiny group at the top—as workers have been forced to compete with one another for new kinds of jobs, with fewer protections, at lower wages, and with less security than they once expected. 1,031 more words

‘Social Science’: Trumpism’s Collateral Damage

The shocking event that is the rise of trumpism has been by now analyzed widely. Most focus on the appeal of Donald Trump to those in the United States who for one another reason or another feel left behind, wish to retrieve an earlier, lost, social order, and rebuke establishment politicians who they feel do not serve their interests. 1,157 more words