José Manuel Barroso published the book “European Commission 2004-2014: A Testimony by the President with selected documents”. Jose Manuel Durão Barroso has been President of the European Commission since 2004. In this book Jose Manuel Durão Barroso gives a personal testimony of his mandate, which ends on 31 October 2014. It also contains a selection of his speeches, photos and documents which illustrate the Commission’s work in the last 10 years (EUBookshop, 2014). Read an extract from its introduction [...]
There are more than 2,400 EUI theses (PhD and LLM). Out of these, 247 is currently available online (PDF) on Cadmus, the EUI research repository. Open Access Theses 240 theses are Open Access and freely available online to all. Consult the pages on how to make your thesis available online if you are interested in online publication. The Library […]
The 2014 Financial Times ‘Book of the Year’ shortlist has been announced. (EUI members can join the premium FT.com subscription at this link.) The nominated titles are: ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ by Thomas Piketty (Belknap Press) at EUI LIB 332.041 PIK (also available in French and Italian); ‘House of Debt’ by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi (University of Chicago Press) at 330.9730931 MIA; ‘The Second Machine Age: work, progress, and prosperity in a time of brilliant technologies’ by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee (W. W. Norton Ltd) at 303.4833 BRY; ‘Creativity, Inc.: overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration’ by Ed Catmull (Bantam Press) at 658.40714 CAT; ‘Hack Attack: how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch’ by Nick Davies (Chatto & Windus) 338.76107092 DAV, and; ‘Dragnet Nation: a quest for privacy, security, and freedom in a world of relentless surveillance’ by Julia Angwin (Times Books) on order. The FT Book of the Year will be announced on the 11th of November.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded to Jean Tirole “for his analysis of market power and regulation” on 13 October. Professor Tirole is chairman of the Fondation Jean-Jacques Laffont at the Toulouse School of Economics, and scientific director of the Institut d’Economie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse. The awarding ceremony will take place on 10 December. Read full details of the award on the Nobel Foundation site.