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Highlights of this season’s releases

Highlights of this season’s releases

“A crisis faces capitalism, argues economist Mariana Mazzucato. She reveals that we value those who extract wealth over those who create it. Noting that the debate is economic, social and political, she pinpoints the urgent need to reform how we define value in a fast-changing world.” Mary Craig more

How To Fix Stagnant Wages: Dump The World’s Dumbest Idea

How To Fix Stagnant Wages: Dump The World’s Dumbest Idea

“The book,The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy […] offers a fundamental re-think of what constitutes real value in the economy. It traces the origins of current economic thinking from its origins in the seventeenth century to the growth of the financial sector and the financialization of the 21st-century economy. It explains… more

Economists Are Evolving, But Old-School Textbooks Aren’t

Economists Are Evolving, But Old-School Textbooks Aren’t

“The trouble isn’t the latest research, but the zombie ideas that economists keep pushing. Indeed, as economist Mariana Mazzucato argues in her new book, “The Value of Everything,” ideas like the welfare theorems exert a powerful unconscious influence over the framing of a lot of policy analysis.” Mark Buchanan more