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Remembering Tony Atkinson as the Architect of Modern Public Economics

Beatrice Cherrier remembers Tony Atkinson’s influential intellectual, educational and institutional contribution to the field of public economics Read more

Chanos: Is a big change underway in global capitalism?

Milwaukee-born short-seller Jim Chanos, founder and managing partner of New York-based Kynikos Associates, teaches University of Wisconsin and Yale business students about corporate fraud. During his life and career, he has witnessed seismic shifts in economic thinking and the relationship between labor and capital. Chanos shares his thoughts on the world emerging from the election of Donald Trump and the tumultuous political events of 2016.  Read more

A New Tool For Teaching Pluralist Economics

Students in Europe have created an important resource for those seeking alternative curricular materials Read more