My brief review essay on the Nobel Prize in Economics, centering on the recent book entitled The Nobel Factor by Offer and Söderberg was published in Development and Change on the same day as the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics was also announced. Read the essay here. Some subsequent reflections, on what the essay left out … More Beyond the Aura: The Nobel Prize in Economics
Today I will be giving a ‘Special Lecture” on “Who Gets What in the World?” in honour of the 125th birth anniversary of P.C. Mahalanobis at the Indian Statistical Institute in Bangalore (announcement here) based on analyses from the Global Consumption and Income Project. All are welcome. The slides can be downloaded here.
Yesterday at the United Nations I spoke at a panel on addressing global poverty organized by the Club de Madrid, a group of former democratically-elected world leaders, which has in recent years championed a concept which they refer to as that of a ‘Shared Society’. The title of the concept was recently adopted, to some … More What is a Shared Society?