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Doubts on Growth: The Discourse on ‘Secular Stagnation’ in the Social Sciences

A Max Weber Lecture by
Claus Offe
(Hertie School of Governance)
Wednesday 18 February 2015
17:00-19.00
Refettorio, Badia Fiesolana

 

Clauss Offe is a political sociologist. He has made substantive contributions to understanding the relationships between democracy and capitalism. His recent work has focused on economies and states in transition to democracy.

Abstract:
The experience of declining growth rates, near-stagnation and deflationary dangers in […]

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Behavioral economics – beyond (ir)rationality and other-regarding preferences

Moti Michaeli
(ECO MW Fellow 2014-2016)

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘behavioral economics’? Maybe you associate it with a specific methodology, maybe with a specific topic. If you think of a methodology, you most probably think of lab experiments, where subjects (usually BA students) are […]