April 22, 2014 § Leave a comment
The following video is of Thomas Piketty giving a lecture on his new book Capital in the 21st Century. For a review of the book see Martin Wolf in the Financial Times here.
April 11, 2014 § Leave a comment
Thomas Piketty speaking on his newly released book on inequality Capital in the Twenty-First Century. For a review of the book see Paul Krugman’s article in the NYRB.
March 21, 2014 § Leave a comment
Mark Blyth: Austerity – The History of a Dangerous Idea is one of the best lectures on political economy, explaining the historic role of public debt, that I’ve heard. The beginning is slightly tedious, as it’s hardcore economics, but it gets much better as Blyth explains the economic crisis and the politics behind austerity.
March 20, 2014 § Leave a comment
The following video is a documentary on the life and ideas of Dr Amartya Sen. For more watch his Conversations with History interview.