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International Political Economy

Various resources for I/GPE

G8 Information Centre

G8 Information Centre provided by the G8 Research Group What's New in the G8 Angela Merkel announces location for 2015 German-hosted G8 summit, January 23, 2014 Vladimir Putin's address on Russia assuming the G8 presidency, January 1, 2014 Russia assumes the 2014 G8 presidency G8 Dementia Summit, London, December 11,

IMF -- International Monetary Fund Home Page

IMF Home page with links to News, About the IMF, Fund Rates, IMF Publications, What's New, Standards and Codes, Country Information and featured topics

Center for International Private Enterprise

Center for International Private Enterprise 1155 15th Street NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005 Tel: 202-721-9200 Fax: 202-721-9250

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The Universal Credit can still work, says Daniel Pryor. If short-term problems are overcome it could be a simpler welfare system that does not pervert the incentives of the poor.

Marxism Page

Introduction to Marxism and resources for understanding Marxism

Drivers of Vulnerability Monitor

Conflict Prevention starts with Anticipation Intrastate conflict comes in different forms: from revolutions and wide-scale societal conflict, to full-blown civil war and genocide. The humanitarian, economic, social and political consequences of such conflicts can be severe. The implosion of Syria and Libya, and the ongoing turbulence in Somalia and Mali have thrown the spotlight back onto the devastating potential of civil war.

Did World War One nearly bankrupt Britain?

Presented by Hugh Pym Economic Correspondent Presented by Hugh Pym Economic Correspondent Before World War One, Britain was the world's economic superpower. With rapid growth and a vast empire, the country enjoyed significant levels of wealth and resources. However it wasn't ready for the economic impact war would have.

Francis Fukuyama: "The Origins of the State: China and India"

Francis Fukuyama, director of the International Development Program, discussed this topic as part of his lecture series entitled, "Getting to Denmark: Where the State, Rule of Law and Accountable Government Come From."

PEOPLE: Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt (Part III)

How does a simple T-shirt get made? To find out, we decided to make one -- and track every step of production. At the heart of the process are people like Jasmine, a garment worker in Bangladesh who worked on our shirts. Get the full story at planetmoney.com/shirt.

BOXES: Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt (Part IV)

How does a simple T-shirt get made? To find out, we decided to make one -- and track every step of production. The journey took us around the world. The trip would have been impossible without the humble container, the unsung hero of the global economy. Get the full story at planetmoney.com/shirt.

YOU: Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt (Part V)

How does a simple T-shirt get made? To find out, we decided to make one -- and track every step of production. The journey starts and ends with people like you, who bought the shirt. In between, we learned, is an entire world. Get the full story at planetmoney.com/shirt.

COTTON: Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt (Part I)

How does a simple T-shirt get made? To find out, we decided to make one -- and track every step of production. It all started in Mississippi. Or, if you go back far enough, in a seed lab. The full story is at planetmoney.com/shirt.

Introducing: Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt

How does a simple T-shirt get made? To find out, we decided to make one -- and track every step of production. Turns out, there's nothing ordinary about a simple shirt. Get the full story at planetmoney.com/shirt.

7 Billion: How Did We Get So Big So Fast?

It was just over two centuries ago that the global population was 1 billion - in 1804. But better medicine and improved agriculture resulted in higher life expectancy for children, dramatically increasing the world population, especially in the West.

The Think Tanks and Civil Society Program | Helping to bridge the gap between knowledge and policy

The Think Tanks and Civil Society Program (TTCSP)runs a small, highly selective internship program for students (grad and undergrad) and recent graduates interested in gaining first-hand experience in public policy research in domestic and international affairs.

Library of Economics and Liberty

Economics for thought. Library of economics books and articles, encyclopedia, blog, podcasts, and educational resources. Topics include markets, microeconomics, macroeconomics, free trade, economic history, biographies, and political economy. EconLog, with Bryan Caplan and David Henderson, and EconTalk, with Russell Roberts. Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Bastiat, Hayek, Mises, and more.

Adam Smith (1723-1790)

Smith was one of those 18th century Scottish moral philosophers whose impulses led to our modern day theories; his work marks the breakthrough of an evolutionary approach which has progressively displaced the stationary Aristotelian view.

Why did The Economist favour free trade?

A better understanding of economic history might have helped the world avoid the worst of the recent crisis. Free exchange continues its discussion of milestones in...

Masters Of Money - Episode 3: Karl Marx (Documentary)

Finance documentary on Masters of Money - Episode 3: Karl Marx. In the last of this series produced in partnership with The Open University, BBC Economics Editor Stephanie Flanders examines one of the most revolutionary and controversial thinkers of all.

Masters Of Money - Part 1 - John Keynes

Masters Of Money - Part 1 - John Keynes

Bank for International Settlements

Bank for International Settlements (BIS) home page

Financial Stability Board

The FSB has been established to coordinate at the international level the work of national financial authorities and international standard setting bodies and to develop and promote the implementation of effective regulatory, supervisory and other financial sector policies in the interest of financial stability. more