The Harvard Professor takes issue with some common assumptions about the Great Depression, and how America got out of it. And he doesn't mince his words about the recent past, calling President Obama's stimulus "stupid" and "awful"
Game theory is marketed as a system you can apply to any sphere of life, but what’s the reality? The professor of economics guides us through some classic studies
The 2007 Nobel Economics Prize winner says that contrary to popular perception, economic theory did a very good job of predicting the financial crisis, it's just that no one was paying any attention.
Emeritus Professor and biographer of Keynes talks about the much discussed economist, and his relevance to today's crisis. For the new school of classical economists, 'Keynes is the ideal stick with which to hit them'.
Blaming "the quants" for the recent financial crisis is simplistic and short-sighted, says the author of The Physics of Wall Street. He picks five books showing the contribution physics has made to understanding financial markets.
We can all be more aware of our surroundings and our decision-making process, says the professor of psychology and behavioural economics. He recommends five books to help us maximise our prosperity and well-being
British economist argues that economics really is no longer a dismal science. Recommends a wide range of books illustrating how the discipline has flourished over the past two decades