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Clientelism and Economic Policy: Greece and the Crisis

By on March 28, 2017

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By Aris Trantidis (SPS 2016-17) In July 2016, I published the book ‘Clientelism and Economic Policy: Greece and the Crisis’ (Routledge 2016). I started this book project at the beginning of the Greek crisis in 2010, when I decided to explore what led to the crisis from a comparative historical perspective. This meant that I […]

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Will the UK Remain an Attractive Place for Foreign Academics After Brexit?

By on March 7, 2017

By Ignacio de la Rasilla del Moral (Law Fellow 2011-12) , Senior Lecturer, Brunel University, London (*) Answering this question, requires us first to understand the reasons why, in spite of the multitude of inconveniences that émigré scholars face, the UK was, until the announcement of the outcome of the EU referendum, an attractive place […]

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Barry Eichengreen at the MWP on monetary unions and the impact of new technology on foreign exchange markets

By on February 20, 2017
Barry Eichengreen at the Max Weber Programme

A briefing by MW Fellow Gary Winslett (RSC) Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley) is one of the world’s foremost scholars on international finance, currency markets, and the history of the international monetary system. He visited the EUI and gave both a Master Class and a Max Weber Lecture. He was at the EUI on […]

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