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Angus Deaton and James K. Galbraith to Receive Leontief Prize

Timothy A. Wise Timothy A. Wise, the Director of the Research and Policy Program at the Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) and a regular Triple Crisis contributor, announces GDAE’s annual Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. … Continue reading

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The Icelandic Chutzpah Prize Is Retired: Portes and Baldursson Win by Losing

William K. Black, guest blogger (originally posted at New Economic Perspectives, Benziga, and the Dollars & Sense blog) Portes as the poster child for the failure of econometrics and neoclassical dogma Richard Portes is the economist that the U.K.’s neoclassical … Continue reading

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And the Prize Goes to … Genetically Modified Foods

Timothy A. Wise This year’s World Food Prize went to three biotech engineers, all of whom have been instrumental in bringing genetically modified foods to your table. Inside the Marriott Hotel in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, where the prize’s four-day … Continue reading

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The Man Who Won a Nobel Prize for Helping Create a Global Financial Crisis

James R. Crotty, Guest Blogger Eugene Fama just received a Nobel Prize for his contributions to the theory of “efficient financial markets,” the dominant theory in financial economics that asserts that markets work ideally if not constrained by government regulation. … Continue reading

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