> R.I.P Lynn Stout, an internationally recognized scholar, prolific writer, passionate speaker, devoted teacher. Her path-breaking and highly compelling book The Shareholder Value Myth: How Putting Shareholders First Harms Investors, Corporations, and the Public (2012) became an influential intellectual alert. In recent weeks, she completed the manuscripts for two new books that will be published in the coming year. May her legacy live on through her scientific, educational, and public work and contribution.
> In the past 700 years inequality only declined significantly after the Black Death and the two world wars — by Guido Alfani
> When activism and advertising collide: “Politics and consumer behavior have never been so closely intertwined as in the last few years”, argues Brayden King
> “Economics is not useless. It can either be very harmful, which it often is, or very Beneficial” — an interview with Robert Skidelsky on Keynes, Keynesianism, and Post-Keynesianism.
> Pioneering women stockbrokers and Wall Street, from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression — by George Robb
> Racial underpinnings of global inequality: Reading today Walter Rodney’s classic How Europe Underdeveloped Africa — Tianna Paschel
> Congratulations to Patrick Le Galès (Sciences Po) on being awarded the prestigious Silver Medal by the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), becoming one of the few social scientists to receive this honor
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