1. David Marquand on the European Crises

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    from Social Europe Journal / Added

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    Professor David Marquand (Oxford University) discusses the Crisis of the European Union, the crisis of pro-Europe Britain and the crisis of the European left.

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    • Do economic crises reflect crises in economics?

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      from Stifterverband / Added

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      Diane Coyle, Ph.D., OBE (Managing Director of Enlightenment Economics, Vice Chair of the BBC Trust and Visiting Professor ant the University of Manchester, UK). Keynote at the conference "Rethinking Economics - Economics between Industry and Science" in Frankfurt/M., January 23th and 24th, 2012. The conference was hostet by Stifterverband and Handelsblatt. http://www.stifterverband.de/oekonomie http://www.handelsblatt.com/oekonomie

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      • Gretchen Zalkind at Loyola University giving presentation on Time Banking

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        from Lynn Magnuson / Added

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        Gretchen Zalkind is one of the coordinators of the NOLA Time Bank, and she spoke to the Solitarity Economy Working Group of Occupy on Feb 1, 2012 about one of the alternative economies being researched: Time Banking.

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        • Rev'ed Up 3.0

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          from Pastor Katrina Foster / Added

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          Pastor Katrina Foster and Pastor Gary LeCroy discuss current events including the Super Bowl, Republican Govenor Mitch Daniels, biblical economic issues, the Facebook IPO and more.

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          • The Duel of Honor: Screening for Unobservable Social Capital

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            from John Fountain / Added

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            This is one of the most popular of our seminars from May 2006. It is not "live video" of visiting prof Doug Allen from Simon Fraser University, but rather I have recorded and edited live audio of his presentation and audience comments/interaction coordinated it with screen capture of his absolutely fascinating slides on the history of duels. The audio from the audience needed a bit of editing as Doug's lapel mic - not surprisingly - doesn't do too good of a job of picking up audience comments - but you'll be surprised what a bit of processing can recover!! Enjoy (JF)

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            • The Challenges of Economic Thinking in Practice

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              Thomas Mayer, Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt/M. Keynote at the conference "Rethinking Economics - Economics between Industry and Science" in Frankfurt/M., January 24th, 2012. The conference was hostet by Stifterverband and Handelsblatt. http://www.stifterverband.de/oekonomie http://www.handelsblatt.com/oekonomie

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              • 1.1.BudgetConstraint

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                from Humberto Barreto / Added

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                Lecture for Intermediate Microeconomics course on the budget constraint. Emphasize how it separates feasible from unattainable combinations using BudgetConstraint.xls.

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                • IDG presents Charles Fishman and "The Wal-Mart Effect"

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                  • Moving Pieces S01E02 - "Cost Gravity"

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                    from Pieter Hintjens / Added

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                    Pieter Hintjens explains the theory of cost gravity; how the spread of knowledge makes technology cheaper by 50% every two years. He explains how cost gravity drives human history by continuously breaking political structures built on monopolies of technological power. This reading is the prelude to Hintjens' book, Software and Silicon.

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                    • Apprenticeship in early modern London - Dr Patrick Wallis and Dr Christopher Minns

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                      The prospect of an apprenticeship attracted thousands of youths to the guild masters of early modern London. Where did apprentices come from, what became of them in the city, and how did this system impact shape the development of Europe's largest city? The presenters will draw on their recent research to illustrate the economics of craft apprenticeship, and the interaction of this training institution with economic change prior to industrialisation. All our lectures are available for free download from the Gresham College website, in video, audio or text formats: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Gresham College professors and guest speakers have been giving free public lectures in central London since 1597. This tradition continues today and you can attend any of our lectures, or watch or listen to them on our website. Website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/GreshamCollege Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gresham-College/14011689941

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