Monthly Archives: February 2012

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About the Conference

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  • February 14, 2012 at 10:28 pm
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The Failure of the Euro? Causes and Consequences for Europe and Beyond When the global financial crisis emerged full flower in 2008, its immediate impact on Europe was seen mainly through short-term declines in exports that quickly rebounded. Europe, it seemed, had dodged the crisis of ‘debt-laded Anglo-Saxon’ capitalism. By 2010 however, the crisis arrived [...]

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Mark Blyth on Austerity

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  • February 14, 2012 at 2:30 pm
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With governments formulating policies of austerity as the global economic crisis recedes, a new animated video short describes the thinking behind such policies as inherently flawed. Austerity features Faculty Fellow Mark Blyth, an international political economist whose views are captured by director Joe Posner ‘07. Austerity is the first in a new media series being [...]

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