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  • 7 Oct 2022
    Trevor Jackson

    Impunity and Economic History

    In the spring of 1716, the entire French financial community was put on trial in a ritual prosecution known as the chambre de justice.  Over the preceding centuries, these trials were held periodically, usually after wars, when a royal debt crisis was looming.  Although they mostly were not very effective (most of the richest financiers […]

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  • 24 Sep 2021
    John A. Hall, John L. Campbell

    Capitalism: What We Can Learn from Economists of the Past

    Our book, What Capitalism Needs, spells out what capitalism needs, drawing on the ideas of great but unduly neglected economists of the past including Friedrich List, Joseph Schumpeter, Maynard Keynes and Albert Hirschman—but with most attention being paid to Adam Smith and Karl Polanyi.

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  • 19 Dec 2016
    Kjell G. Nyborg

    Understanding the role of central banks in the Eurosystem’s collateral framework

    Kjell G. Nyborg, author of Collateral Frameworks: The Open Secret of Central Banks, undertakes forensic-style research into the Eurosystem’s collateral framework.

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  • 9 Jan 2014
    Mauro F. Guillén, Emilio Ontiveros

    A New Financial Scenario For 2014

    Mauro F. Guillén and Emilio Ontiveros, co-authors of Global Turning Points: Meeting the Challenges for Business in the 21st Century (2012), talk about the financial situation and its challenges in 2014.

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