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Meet the Renegades: Michael Hudson - Renegade Inc

Meet the Renegades: Michael Hudson - Renegade Inc | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
Economics professor and author, Michael Hudson outlines the phenomenon of debt deflation and how the economic curriculum has to change in education.
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Nudges and Social Norms

Nudges and Social Norms | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
When are nudges most effective? A study by Pelle Guldborg Hansen, founder of the Danish Nudging Network, a non-profit organisation in Copenhagen, suggests that nudges may work only if they are in l…
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In Opinion: How behavioral economics explains everyday life

In Opinion: How behavioral economics explains everyday life | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
The integration of neuroscience, psychology, microeconomic theory, and social intelligence has bred a field that provides insights and underlying assumptions to our normal interactions.
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Economics & Finance

Take economics & finance courses online for free from top universities worldwide. Browse economics & finance MOOCS in a variety of disciplines and enroll now.
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Finland is trialling basic income. Here's how it will work

Finland is trialling basic income. Here's how it will work | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
A look at a trial of basic income in Finland, the possible benefits and criticisms of the project.
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The Ideology of Exponential Growth Devours and Corrupts - Evonomics

The Ideology of Exponential Growth Devours and Corrupts - Evonomics | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
There is no higher God in Silicon Valley than growth.
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LinkedIn's head of recruiting does one thing in every interview

LinkedIn's head of recruiting does one thing in every interview | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
LinkedIn's head of recruiting explains why the first thing he does in every job interview is hand over a marker.
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Distinguished Economist Says Economics Has Gone down a Blind Alley - Evonomics

Distinguished Economist Says Economics Has Gone down a Blind Alley - Evonomics | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
Traditional economics is mathematically sophisticated without representing the fundamental features of the macro-economy
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Economics teaching is still neglecting critical thought

Economics teaching is still neglecting critical thought | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
Students can go through their entire degree without being asked to express an opinion. Thankfully, things are slowly beginning to change
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Not in A-Level Economics, plenty of critical analysis - substantiated judgment is a required skill!
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Washington consensus – definition and criticism | Economics Help

Washington consensus – definition and criticism | Economics Help | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
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More on Washington Consensus in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRH0aumyyME&feature=youtu.be
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11 tips that can help you learn faster - and actually remember it

11 tips that can help you learn faster - and actually remember it | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
You got this. 
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The End of Homo Economicus | Mieke Meurs | TEDxAUBG

Economists utterly fail to predict major recessions or even smaller economic events. This failure may be related to one key assumption central to mos
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Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for?

Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for? | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
The long read: Interconnected technology is now an inescapable reality – ordering our shopping, monitoring our cities and sucking up vast amounts of data along the way. The promise is that it will benefit us all – but how can it?
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What’s up with 'quid'? | OxfordWords blog

What’s up with 'quid'? | OxfordWords blog | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
Quid is often used informally to mean a British pound, but where did we get the word? John Kelly explores the uncertain history of this everyday word.
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A Radical Proposal After Brexit: End the European Union and Begin Destructive Creation - Evonomics

A Radical Proposal After Brexit: End the European Union and Begin Destructive Creation - Evonomics | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
Why the European Union should start over
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Why Economists Missed the Arab Spring

Why Economists Missed the Arab Spring | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
The sixth anniversary of the Arab Spring uprisings this year came and went without the usual torrent of commentary. But there are still plenty of lessons to learn from that revolutionary wave – beginning with why it happened when it did.
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What trading outside the Single Market looks like

What trading outside the Single Market looks like | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
Once the UK has left the Single Market – and assuming it does not join EFTA or negotiate a bespoke deal with the EU – it will have to revert to World Trade Organisation membership. In t…
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Economists in Denial

Economists in Denial | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
The Bank of England’s chief economist has blamed the failure of its forecasting models, which had predicted a major economic slowdown after last June's Brexit vote, on “irrational behavior.” But what seems irrational to a central bank, not to mention the City of London, may be perfectly rational for a "Leave" supporter.
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Chinese man buys luxury four-wheel drive car with huge piles of small change

Chinese man buys luxury four-wheel drive car with huge piles of small change | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
Coins worth as little as a tenth of a yuan used to make the purchase in Henan province, newspaper reports
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Neoliberalism: the deep story that lies beneath Donald Trump’s triumph | George Monbiot

Neoliberalism: the deep story that lies beneath Donald Trump’s triumph | George Monbiot | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
How a ruthless network of super-rich ideologues killed choice and destroyed people’s faith in politics
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How Neoliberal Economics Created Donald Trump - Evonomics

How Neoliberal Economics Created Donald Trump - Evonomics | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
The establishment was good at making big promises, but in the end, they left few crumbs on the table for the middle class
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7 memory skills that will make you smarter

7 memory skills that will make you smarter | Enrichment reading and nudge economics | Scoop.it
The psychologists behind the book "Make It Stick" reveal the best ways to learn and remember new information, at school or at work.
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