Vaccination, cognitive bias and behavioural economics

One of the consequences of the present vaccine environment is the increasing need of understanding of the role nudges in encouraging people to comply with government initiatives. For instance. to effectively nudge behaviour, the Fogg Behavior Model (behaviormodel.org) combines three elements: They must initiate, facilitate, and motivate behavior. capacity to act, incentive, and a cue.… Read More Vaccination, cognitive bias and behavioural economics

Learning to Re-envisage the Economy (Part 2)

FROM DAVE TAYLOR Looking now at anticipations of Shannon’s information systems in recent economic research, Maria Madi found American pragmatist C. S. Peirce studying scientific logic cycles and semiotics (signalling) in 1873.  In the latest Real Word Economic Review, Katherine Farrell found Marshall starting economics from everyday life (small is beautiful) instead of the funding… Read More Learning to Re-envisage the Economy (Part 2)

WEA WEBINAR THIS WEEK: TRADE WARS

TRADE WARS AFTER CORONAVIRUSEconomic, political and theoretical implicationsA webinar from the WEA Friday May 28, 2021.   5pm-7pm,  London Time.    LINK:  meet.google.com/nxr-ucuj-agf      1. WELCOME. Maria Alejandra Madi, Chair WEA Conference Programme 2. PRESENTATIONS America’s Trade Deficits: Blame U.S. Policies – Starting with Tax LawsKenneth E. AustinUniversity of Maryland The interplays of… Read More WEA WEBINAR THIS WEEK: TRADE WARS

WEA WEBINAR THIS WEEK: TRADE WARS AFTER CORONAVIRUS

TRADE WARS AFTER CORONAVIRUSEconomic, political and theoretical implicationsA webinar from the WEA Friday May 28, 2021.   5pm-7pm,  London Time.    LINK:  meet.google.com/nxr-ucuj-agf     1. WELCOME. Maria Alejandra Madi, Chair WEA Conference Programme 2. PRESENTATIONS America’s Trade Deficits: Blame U.S. Policies – Starting with Tax Laws Kenneth E. AustinUniversity of Maryland The interplays of… Read More WEA WEBINAR THIS WEEK: TRADE WARS AFTER CORONAVIRUS

Vaccines and underdevelopment as dependency

The current vaccination scenario calls for a reflection on the conceptualization of underdevelopment as a process of dependency. Nowadays, to understand the big picture of the production and trade of vaccines, for instance, it is necessary to consider the analysis of the dynamics of the world-wide capitalist system. Indeed, the access to vaccines has put… Read More Vaccines and underdevelopment as dependency

WEA and CME on line conference: THE GREAT LOCKDOWN

qua., 24 de fev. às 13:53 THE GREAT LOCKDOWNAn Interpretative AttemptA conference from the WORLD ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION AND CENTER FOR MARKET EDUCATION 15th April to 15th May, 2021 Organizers  Dr. Carmelo Ferlito and  Dr. Maria Alejandra Madi  This ON LINE Conference aims to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of the Covid-19 economic crisis and its… Read More WEA and CME on line conference: THE GREAT LOCKDOWN

Can regulators avoid a green bubble after the pandemic?

Global concerns have increased under the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the environmental, social, economic, technological and political relationship between energy systems, growth patterns, the climate and the environment. As a result, many countries are now planning to focus on a green or climate-friendly recovery. Indeed, huge amounts of investments are still needed in energy efficiency… Read More Can regulators avoid a green bubble after the pandemic?