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Only as Strong as the Weakest Link: Global Food Supply Chains

Howard-Yana Shapiro

Only as Strong as the Weakest Link: Global Food Supply Chains

Private companies need to be part of the international development strategy, says Howard-Yana Shapiro, Chief Agricultural Officer of Mars, Incorporated.Private companies need to be part of the international development strategy, says Howard-Yana Shapiro, Chief Agricultural Officer of Mars, Incorporated.

Looking Ahead to Economics in 2020

Phil Thornton

Looking Ahead to Economics in 2020

Phil Thornton looks back at the past four #LiNoEcon meetings and forward to economics in 2020.Phil Thornton looks back at the past four #LiNoEcon meetings and forward to economics in 2020.

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Saturday, 26 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Saturday, 26 August

The 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences ended with the boat trip to Mainau Island. It was a day full of science, discussions, joy, genuine delight and even some tears. It is hard for us to say goodbye now but we will surely stay in touch. Enjoy the highlights of the last day of #LiNoEcon.   Video of […]

Is Economic Policy Ready for the Next Crisis?

Phil Thornton

Is Economic Policy Ready for the Next Crisis?

At #LiNoEcon, three Nobel Laureates explored economists’ understanding of how policies on taxes, public spending and interest rates work together in a time of crisisAt #LiNoEcon, three Nobel Laureates explored economists’ understanding of how policies on taxes, public spending and interest rates work together in a time of crisis

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Friday, 25 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Friday, 25 August

Friday was the last day in Lindau but not the last day of the meeting. Saturday is going to take the #LiNoEcon participants to Mainau Island, so while you are enjoying your last day on the picturesque island, let’s take a look at what happened yesterday. Here are our highlights from Friday:   Video of the day:   […]

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Thursday, 24 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Thursday, 24 August

Thursday was packed with lectures, seminars and the first panel discussion of #LiNoEcon. In our mediatheque, you may find many great pictures, videos of exceptional lectures and thought-provoking blog contributions. There is so much more worth checking out than what we present to you in our daily recap, so do have a look. Enjoy the following […]

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Wednesday, 23 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Wednesday, 23 August

On Wednesday, #LiNoEcon was inaugurated with a keynote by ECB President Mario Draghi, followed by the first full day of the meeting programme with lectures and seminars. In the evening, young economists and laureates mingled at the Get-Together in Friedrichshafen, where Federal Minister Peter Altmaier welcomed the participants on behalf of the German government, stressing […]

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Tuesday, 22 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Tuesday, 22 August

On Tuesday, #LiNoEcon kicked off with first meet and greets, registrations, guided tours through the Lindau Science Trail and the Paul Klee exhibition and various dinners for laureates, young economists and guests. Even though the grand opening of the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences takes place on Wednesday, we already have some highlights:   […]

Smart Resettlement: A Refugee Success Story From Rural Australia

David Smerdon

Smart Resettlement: A Refugee Success Story From Rural Australia

#LiNoEcon young economist David Smerdon on the remarkable transformation of the small town of Nhill#LiNoEcon young economist David Smerdon on the remarkable transformation of the small town of Nhill

Money Illusion and Economic Literacy: An Experimental Approach

Helena Chytilova

Money Illusion and Economic Literacy: An Experimental Approach

#LiNoEcon participant Helena Chytilova on why money illusion remains a pervasive phenomenon#LiNoEcon participant Helena Chytilova on why money illusion remains a pervasive phenomenon

Why and How Should We Communicate Economics?

Romesh Vaitilingam

Why and How Should We Communicate Economics?

Communicating economics to audiences beyond the ivory tower has never been more vital for policy and public debate – nor have there been more opportunities to reach those wider readerships. This post provides some advice for the younger generation of economists.Communicating economics to audiences beyond the ivory tower has never been more vital for policy and public debate – nor have there been more opportunities to reach those wider readerships. This post provides some advice for the younger generation of economists.

Thomas Schelling: In memory of my mentor and dear friend

Glenn Loury

Thomas Schelling: In memory of my mentor and dear friend

A very personal farewell to the Nobel Laureate in Economic SciencesA very personal farewell to the Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences