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Michael Clemens (Washington) on the Economics of Migration

In this podcast we meet Dr Michael Clemens from the Center for Global Development in Washington. Dr Clemens is a passionate advocate of greater migration flows due to the economic benefits such flows bring, be it in spillovers to education and technology, or via direct reductions in labour costs. Dr Clemens’ recent work exploited a […]

-1 s2013 APR 23
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Michael Clemens (Washington) on the Economics of Migration

Briefing: Economic Complexity – of Robots, T-Shirts and Iron Ore

Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of a t-shirt, business shirt or blouse – like the one you are most likely wearing right now? Recently, a collaboration between physicist, César Hidalgo and Economist, Ricardo Hausmann has seen the development of fascinating techniques to do just that – to study not just the trading relationships amongst the nations of the Earth, but the product relationships that lie behind this trade. Such analysis leads to some tantalizing prospects like mapping capabilities, or measuring the product- or capability- complexity that each country possesses. In this pod-cast, we'll introduce and explore this remarkable analysis which goes under the heading: Economic Complexity.

-1 s2012 JUN 5
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Briefing: Economic Complexity – of Robots, T-Shirts and Iron Ore

The Economics of Prosperity on a Finite Planet – Pietro Peretto (Duke)

Pietro Peretto, Professor of Economics, Duke University, is tackling the very biggest topic in Economics — How can humanity experience increasing living standards in a world of finite resources? Or more particularly, does the stabilisation of population levels imply the cessation of economic prosperity gains? Professor Peretto is a theorist who has been developing analytical […]

-1 s2012 MAY 1
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The Economics of Prosperity on a Finite Planet – Pietro Peretto (Duke)

Latest Episodes

Michael Clemens (Washington) on the Economics of Migration

In this podcast we meet Dr Michael Clemens from the Center for Global Development in Washington. Dr Clemens is a passionate advocate of greater migration flows due to the economic benefits such flows bring, be it in spillovers to education and technology, or via direct reductions in labour costs. Dr Clemens’ recent work exploited a […]

-1 s2013 APR 23
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Michael Clemens (Washington) on the Economics of Migration

Briefing: Economic Complexity – of Robots, T-Shirts and Iron Ore

Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of a t-shirt, business shirt or blouse – like the one you are most likely wearing right now? Recently, a collaboration between physicist, César Hidalgo and Economist, Ricardo Hausmann has seen the development of fascinating techniques to do just that – to study not just the trading relationships amongst the nations of the Earth, but the product relationships that lie behind this trade. Such analysis leads to some tantalizing prospects like mapping capabilities, or measuring the product- or capability- complexity that each country possesses. In this pod-cast, we'll introduce and explore this remarkable analysis which goes under the heading: Economic Complexity.

-1 s2012 JUN 5
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Briefing: Economic Complexity – of Robots, T-Shirts and Iron Ore

The Economics of Prosperity on a Finite Planet – Pietro Peretto (Duke)

Pietro Peretto, Professor of Economics, Duke University, is tackling the very biggest topic in Economics — How can humanity experience increasing living standards in a world of finite resources? Or more particularly, does the stabilisation of population levels imply the cessation of economic prosperity gains? Professor Peretto is a theorist who has been developing analytical […]

-1 s2012 MAY 1
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The Economics of Prosperity on a Finite Planet – Pietro Peretto (Duke)

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