(Re)-reading Keynes – Part 1

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The parentheses around (re) in the title reflects that fact that despite his central importance as the creator of the entire field of economics, most people have not actually read Keynes. Instead, they have absorbed the lessons of Keynes at second hand, from interpreters who never absorbed Keynesian insights, because they were unable to escape the old habits of thought …

Homo Economicus: Cold, Calculating & Callous

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Modern economic theory is founded on the  principle that human beings “maximize utility”; that is, they choose the best action from among a collection of choices. This axiom is considered self-evident: why would anyone make an inferior choice, when a better option is available? However, the mathematical formulation of this axiom is far from realistic. After all, it is self-evident …

Human Potential and a Flawed System – Dr. Muhammad Yunus

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Published on Nov 5, 2015 on YouTube by Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) To learn more about the Global Islamic Economy Summit, visit: http://giesummit.com/en/gie-summit/ Disclaimer: All open videos embedded on Yurizk are crowdsourced from open source publication platforms. i.e. Youtube, Vimeo, and other. Yurizk is not affiliated or sponsored promoters of any of the organization that publishes these videos (unless otherwise specifically mentioned). …

Global Islamic Economy Summit: Is Islamic Art Going Mainstream?

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Published on Youtube on November 5, 2015 Published by: Global Islamic Economy Summit Disclaimer: All open videos embedded on Yurizk are crowdsourced and aggregated from open source publication platforms. i.e. Youtube, Vimeo, and other. Yurizk is not affiliated or sponsored promoters of any of the organization that publishes these videos (unless otherwise specifically mentioned). These open videos are embedded on Yurizk Academy …