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Mary McAleese on fighting the power in the Catholic Church

Mary McAleese on fighting the power in the Catholic Church

Written By: Super User | Published: October-07-2014 | Category: ABUSE
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target="_blank" href="http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/religionandethicsreport/mary-mcaleese-with-andrew-west/5799688">Image: Former president of Irel...

Institute Grant Recipients Honored For Their Work

Institute Grant Recipients Honored For Their Work

Written By: Super User | Published: October-06-2014 | Category: ECONOMIC RECOVERY
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The Institute for New Economic Thinking is proud to congratulate three of its researchers – Mariana Mazzucato, Duncan Foley, and Lance Taylor – for their recent honors. Mazzucato of the University ...

of Sussex received the inaugural New Statesman SPERI prize in political economy, a biennial award launched by the New Statesman magazine and the Sheffield Political...

Peter Victor: Whats the Difference Between Growth and Prosperity?

Peter Victor: Whats the Difference Between Growth and Prosperity?

Written By: Super User | Published: September-30-2014 | Category: ECONOMIC RECOVERY
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For the most part, economic policy makers continue to make the case that achieving growth should be the over-arching objective of the global economy. In this context, ...

environmentalism often is seen as a cost, a trade-off that inhibits this primary objective. Peter Victor disagrees. An economist who has worked on environmental iss...

Jimmy Carter: America's most religious president?

Jimmy Carter: America's most religious president?

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Listen nowDownload audioBroadcast:Wednesday 1 October 2014 5:30PM (view full episode) Image:Jimmy Carter with ...

his grandsons Jeremy Carter, 22, and Hugo Wentzel, 10.(Image by Kate Brooks, The Elders, via Flickr) Image: The Carter Centre, in Atlanta (Image by Luca Masters, via...

New Research Shows Pollution Inequality in America is Even Worse Than Income Inequality

New Research Shows Pollution Inequality in America is Even Worse Than Income Inequality

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By Lynn Stuart Parramore James K. Boyce, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, directs the environment program of the Political Economy Research Institute, where his research focuses ...

on the effects of inequalities of wealth and power and the dynamics of conflict. His work includes the Toxic 100 Air Polluters, an index identifying the top U.S. air...

Fred Block: The Tenacity of Free Market Ideology

Fred Block: The Tenacity of Free Market Ideology

Written By: Super User | Published: September-23-2014 | Category: ECONOMIC RECOVERY
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What is it about free market ideas that give them tenacious staying power in the face of such manifest failures as persistent unemployment, widening inequality, and the ...

severe financial crises that have stressed Western economies over the past 40 years? In this interview with Institute President Rob Johnson, Fred Block discusses his...

Compulsory religious education in schools?

Compulsory religious education in schools?

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Listen nowDownload audioBroadcast:Wednesday 24 September 2014 5:40PM (view full episode) Image:(Image via Flickr) Should all ...

students have compulsory lessons in comparative world religion, at a time when religion influences so many global tensions? The head of the Australia Curriculum, Ass...

The next generation of jihadists

The next generation of jihadists

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Listen nowDownload audioBroadcast:Wednesday 24 September 2014 5:30PM (view full episode) Anthony Bubalo, research director at the ...

Lowy Institute, warns that the conflicts in the Middle East are a much bigger drawcard for foreign jihadists than the iconic war in Afghanistan of the 1980s. While a...

FT Features Institutes CORE Economics Reform Project

FT Features Institutes CORE Economics Reform Project

Written By: Super User | Published: September-22-2014 | Category: ECONOMIC RECOVERY
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The Financial Times turned a spotlight on the curriculum reform movement in economics on Tuesday, with a particular emphasis on the efforts of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. The ...

story focuses on the CORE project headed by Wendy Carlin at University College London. It also notes the high profile members of the economics community who support...

2014 Grant Round Announced

2014 Grant Round Announced

Written By: Super User | Published: September-18-2014 | Category: ECONOMIC RECOVERY
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The Institute for New Economic Thinking aims to foster open discourse and to advance new thinking on economic issues and theory. The Institute’s notion of new economic thinking is deliberately open ...

and non-dogmatic. Our hope is to support research that transforms our understanding of major economic problems and improves analysis of policy. In this grant round,...

Yes Or No, Scottish Independence Will Remain an Issue For U.K.

Yes Or No, Scottish Independence Will Remain an Issue For U.K.

Written By: Super User | Published: September-17-2014 | Category: ECONOMIC RECOVERY
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Today is the day. Today the world will learn the definitive answer as to whether Scotland will remain a part of the United Kingdom or launch the first step toward independence....

The most recent polls seem to indicate a narrow margin of victory for the No side, but it's too close to call, especially given the huge turnout and the size of the...

Northern Ireland's Ian Paisley dead at 88

Northern Ireland's Ian Paisley dead at 88

Written By: Super User | Published: September-16-2014 | Category: ABUSE
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Listen nowDownload audioBroadcast:Wednesday 17 September 2014 5:50PM (view full episode) Image:Once fierce enemies, First Minister Ian Paisley ...

(left) and his deputy Martin McGuinness developed a 'very positive and constructive working relationship'(AFP: Paul Faith/Pool/PA) He was Northern Ireland’s fire-bre...

Charities in Australia under threat?

Listen nowDownload audioBroadcast:Wednesday 17 September 2014 5:30PM (view full episode) Image: With big business winning ...

Stephen Kinsella: Austerity Defangs the Celtic Tiger

"New Economic Thinking" will feature dozens of conversations with leading economists on the most important issues facing economics and the global economy today. At ...

Former president of Ireland Mary McAleese

Download audioBroadcast:Wednesday 10 September 2014 5:50PM (view full episode) Image: Former ...

Repealing the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission

Download audioBroadcast:Wednesday 10 September 2014 5:30PM (view full episode) Image:'Charity' by Sir Joseph Boehm, in Norwich, UK.(Image via ...

Judy Tsui Joins Institute as Special Advisor in China

The Institute for New Economic Thinking is proud to announce that Dr. Judy Tsui is joining the organization as a Senior Advisor in China. The Institute, which has h...

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How will Australian Cardinal George Pell reform the Vatican's finances?

How will Australian Cardinal George Pell reform the Vatican's finances?

Written By: Super User | Published: February-25-2014 | Category: ABUSE
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Australia's Cardinal George Pell will guide and investigate all the financial and administrative activities of the Vatican's b...

Does Survey Mode Still Matter? Findings from a 2010 Multi-Mode Comparison

Does Survey Mode Still Matter? Findings from a 2010 Multi-Mode Comparison

Written By: Super User | Published: July-07-2014 | Category: POLITICAL MATTERS
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Abstract In this article, we present data from a three-mode survey comparison study carried out in 2010. National surveys were fi...

Introduction to Political Analysis Mini-Symposium on Advances in Survey Methodology

Introduction to Political Analysis Mini-Symposium on Advances in Survey Methodology

Written By: Super User | Published: July-07-2014 | Category: POLITICAL MATTERS
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2 The Mini-Symposium Our mini-symposium begins with a paper by Stephen Ansolabehere and Brian Schaffner, “Does Survey Mode Still ...

How America changed its mind on gay marriage

How America changed its mind on gay marriage

Written By: Super User | Published: November-26-2013 | Category: ABUSE
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Wednesday 27 November 2013 5:30PM (view full episode) Ten years ago this month, the Supreme Court in the US state of Ma...

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Alex Salmond, leader of Scotland's independence party and the nation’s First Minister, continues to dig his heels over the question of what currency an independent Scotland would use. Following a debate ...

Curriculum Reform Can End Our Dogmatic Economics (Part 2)

How can we transform economics and move it away from its current state of unproductive dogmatic thinking? One key way would be in reforming the way economics is taught to students ...

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A global watchdog has sounded the alarm about the growing danger of cyber attacks, on financial markets, warning that firms and regulators around the world need ...

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In April 2014, the Financial Times supported the Young Scholars Initiative by sponsoring scholarships for seven students from around the world to attend the Institute's Human After Allconference in Toronto....

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Introduction to Political Analysis Mini-Symposium on Advances in Survey Methodology

2 The Mini-Symposium Our mini-symposium begins with a paper by Stephen Ansolabehere and Brian Schaffner, “Does Survey Mode Still Matter? Findings From a 2010 Multi-Mode Comparison.” One of the questions that ...

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Interdisciplinarity and research on local issues: evidence from a developing country

Interdisciplinarity and research on local issues: evidence from a developing country

Abstract This paper explores the relationship between interdisciplinarity and research pertaining to local issues. Using Colombian publications from 1991 until 2011 in the Web of Science, we investigate the relationship between ...

Awards before and after the Nobel Prize: A Matthew effect and/or a ticket to one's own funeral?

Abstract The primary aim of this descriptive exploration of scientists’ life cycle award patterns is to evaluate whether awards breed further awards and identify researcher experiences after reception of the Nobel ...

Research performance and evaluation--Empirical results from collaborative research centers and clusters of excellence in Germany

Abstract Collaborative research centers (CRC) and clusters of excellence (CoE) constitute public-funded programs aspiring to advance research in interdisciplinary forms of collaboration throughout Germany. Because of emerging fun...

Tax revenue accruing from the commercialization of research findings as an indicator for economic benefits of government financed research

Abstract In this article, we propose the use of tax payments accruing from the commercialization of research findings as a measure of research benefits complementing the existing range of evaluation tools....

Supporting 'future research leaders' in Sweden: Institutional isomorphism and inadvertent funding agglomeration

Abstract The most recent fashion in the policy-level promotion of excellence in academic research seems to be the launching of funding programs directed to young and promising (postdoc level) researchers with ...

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The role of religion in the Russia-Ukraine conflict

Orthodox priest tries to calm the protesters in Kiev"/>Image: An Orthodox priest tries to calm the protesters in Kiev (AFP Sergei Supinsky) The sub tropical C...

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Charities in Australia under threat?

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Will the war in Syria destroy Lebanon's religious settlement?

Lebanon's prime minister, Najib Mikati, has warned that the influx of refugees from the Syrian civil war -- some 900,000, according the United Nations -- and a recent...

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