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The European Parliament Election in Greece

An analysis of the European Parliament elections in Greece ***
Zoe Lefkofridi* & Takis Pappas**
European University Institute, Florence
When Europe went to the polls on May 22nd-25th to elect the members of the next European Parliament, many turned a worried attention to Greece. Here was the country that since 2010 had undergone a major economic crisis [...]

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12 good reasons for applying to the Max Weber Programme

The aim of the Max Weber Programme is to provide the Fellows with the experience of membership of a vibrant academic community, to which they make a central contribution. The Programme offers Fellows the unique opportunity to share their research experience with peers from different disciplines and nationalities on a daily basis, whilst enhancing professional [...]

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Information Economics and Macroeconomics Theory

     Roger Meyerson
Noble Laureate and Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago
Wednesday 18 June, 17:00-18:00, Refettorio, Badia
Before the development of information economics in the 1970s, there was no microeconomics of banking on which macroeconomic theory could be based.  Moral-hazard agency theory and the economics of information can provide the basis for a better understanding [...]

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