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LSE podcasts I liked

Being back in Finland and having to fix things in the house has given me an opportunity to listen again to the always very interesting ¬†LSE Public Lecture podcasts. The effects and implications of Brexit and the election of President Trump dominate the discussion at… Read More

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Ten years have passed since the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change: how are we doing?

Listening to a lecture of Nicholas Stern feels like being on the USS Enterprise travelling at warp speed, such is the scale of the consequences linked to climate change and global warming he describes. This is how I felt when listening to his LSE public… Read More

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Indonesia Etc.: complexity and development amongst cultural and temporal diversity

Is it possible to build a nation as complex as Indonesia before fully understanding its complexity? What is holding Indonesia together despite its diversity? Is decentralization good for Indonesia? These are some of the questions that were asked last week at the Habibie and Ainun… Read More