1. Mark Blyth: Austerity. The Intellectual History of a Dangerous Idea


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    The debate over austerity as the appropriate economic policy response to the euro crisis continues. Recent warnings by the IMF regarding extremely large negative multipliers on government spending…

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    • Mark Blyth: Economic Inequality in the U.S. and Wall Street's Bailout


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      "I'm all in favor of everyone tightening their belts the minute we're all wearing the same pants. But we're not." says Professor Mark Blyth. "The income distribution…

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      • Mark Blyth: From the Welfare State to the Ivy League


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        Professor Mark Blyth on being a quintessential example of inter-generational social mobility, the welfare state, and the impact of austerity on the weakest members of society. See more at: bit.ly/1hhqH9a Explore…

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        • The Austerity Delusion - Mark Blyth


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          We apologise for the sound quality on this video. There were problems with the feed at this event. Political economist and YouTube sensation Mark Blyth argues that austerity policies are downright…

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          • Richard Locke Book Panel - The Promise and Limits of Private Power


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            The Promise and Limits of Private Power examines and evaluates various private initiatives to enforce fair labor standards within global supply chains. Using unique data (internal audit reports, and…

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            • The European Project: Can Europe Survive the Euro?


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              This panel brought leading scholars of the European project together to ask whether or not the European political project of integration towards an ever closer union can survive the economic project…

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              • The Failure of the Euro: What Else Could Have Been Done?


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                This panel placed two leading European politicians in conversation with two political scientists and an economist from the Bank of France to examine the questions of ‘what else could have been…

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                • Conversation: The Failure of the Euro? Mark Blyth with Julia Lynch


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                  Mark Blyth in conversation with Julia Lynch of the University of Pennsylvania. They discuss why both left and right accept austerity politics, the triumph of neoliberal ideas, the strange disappearance…

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