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The World in 2020 by The Economist

The World in 2020 will build on more than three decades of publishing success: this will be the 34th edition. It will look ahead to America’s presidential election, a landmark year for China, the next stage of the Brexit saga, the Olympics in Tokyo, the World Expo in Dubai, technological excitements from flying cars to Mars …
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The World in 2019 by The Economist

Overview: The World in 2019 will build on three decades of publishing success: this will be the 33rd edition. It will look ahead to the Trump administration’s prospects with a new Congress, the reality of Brexit, elections in India, Indonesia, Nigeria and across Europe, tech disruptions from AI and China (could 2019 mark “peak Sillicon Valley”?), …
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Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2018

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018 to: William D. Nordhaus (Yale University, New Haven, USA) “for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis” and Paul M. Romer (NYU Stern School of Business, New York, USA) “for integrating technological …
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Adaptive markets: financial evolution at the speed of thought by Andrew W. Lo

Overview: A new, evolutionary explanation of markets and investor behavior Half of all Americans have money in the stock market, yet economists can’t agree on whether investors and markets are rational and efficient, as modern financial theory assumes, or irrational and inefficient, as behavioral economists believe—and as financial bubbles, crashes, and crises suggest. This is …
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The World in 2018 by The Economist

Overview: The World in 2018 will build on three decades of publishing success: this will be the 32nd edition.The World in 2018 will be specific, numerate and opinionated: full of predictions, and a good read. The Economist’s writers will be joined by distinguished editors and columnists from other publications: leaders from business, politics, science and the arts will …
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Economics for the common good by Jean Tirole

Overview: From Nobel Prize–winning economist Jean Tirole, a bold new agenda for the role of economics in society When Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, he suddenly found himself being stopped in the street by complete strangers and asked to comment on issues of the day, no matter how distant from his …
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