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WWe are looking for contributions on the broad theme of economic development in Africa. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: mobile money and financial innovation; natural resource management; the quality of education and health; migration, remittances and the brain drain; the...
We are looking for contributions on the economics of migration in the development context. Topics of interest include but are not limited to brain drain vs. brain gain; the effects of financial and immaterial remittances such as political attitudes and social norms; the determinants of migration...
Theme: Waves of Globalization:Repetition and difference in organizing over time and space. Join us to discuss the connections between the past, the present and the future; micro and macro levels; center and periphery – the organizational, social and societal changes that result from...
Professor Findlay uses modern methods and models to address important questions of our recent economic history. In particular, he will lecture on: 1. The impact of demographic and monetary shocks, 2. The industrial revolution and its diffusion, 3. The triangular trade, and 4. North-South...
Game theory studies strategic interaction in competitive and cooperative environments. Only fifty years old, it has already revolutionized economics, and is spreading rapidly to a wide variety of fields. It develops general mathematical formulas and algorithms to identify optimal strategies and...
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