Why is the Economics of Climate Change So Difficult and Controversial? A Max Weber Lecture by Martin Weitzman (Harvard University)
With an exciting and timely lecture titled “Why is the Economics of Climate Change so Difficult and Controversial?” Professor Martin Weitzman opened this academic year’s Max Weber Lectures at the European University Institute on 21 October 2015.
By Katharina Lenner (RSCAS MW Fellow)
Insights on the ways in which the Syrian refugee crisis is managed in Jordan and Lebanon, and what this means for the refugees currently taking shelter there. Even though the exact numbers are disputed, even the lower boundaries (10% of the population in Jordan, 25% in Lebanon) dwarf those found in Germany or anywhere else in Europe.
By Anna Beckers (MW Fellow)
The recent scandal involving the Volkswagen company reveals allegedly socially irresponsible behaviour on a large scale, the violation of national laws and an attitude in the company not to take its own corporate policies and standards seriously.