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Nobel Prize-winner Kenneth Arrow dies

Nobel Prize-winning Stanford economist Kenneth Arrow died in his home in Palo Alto on Tuesday 21.2.2017 morning. He was 95.

Arrow’s pioneering contributions to general equilibrium theory… 73 more words

Ekomomie

Effective Altruism and the Unavoidability of Ethical Trade-Offs

The so-called “effective altruism” (EA) movement has recently received a significant attention in the press. Many articles have been critical of EA for various reasons that significantly overlap over the general theme that too much quantification and calculus implies the risk of losing the “big picture” of the issues related to charity and poverty. 1,553 more words

Non Classé

Social Choice in Bihar (5): Public Institutions, Governance and Development

In this last piece on social choice, development and democracy in Bihar, I would first touch upon a very important, perhaps now the most important issue, impinging on the development of Bihar – the governance and administration, before commenting on last two assembly elections and making some concluding observations. 3,277 more words

Economics