John Maynard Keynes
Interviews where books by John Maynard Keynes were recommended
Harvard historian Niall Ferguson tells us about the diverse influences on his work, from Keynes and Tolstoy to an Austrian satirist. He explains how he prefers a philosophy of history that emphasises the contingent and the chaotic, rather than the neatly predictable.
The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market
by Frank Levy & Richard J Murnane
The Race between Education and Technology
by Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F Katz
Essays in Persuasion
by John Maynard Keynes
Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech
by Jamie Susskind
Marienthal: The Sociography of an Unemployed Community
by Hans Zeisel, Marie Jahoda & Paul F Lazarsfeld
For many us, work is not only a vital source of income, but also an important part of our identity. As computers become ever better at doing jobs that used to be the exclusive preserve of humans, the work available to us and the rewards for doing it will change dramatically. As economist Daniel Susskind explains, these developments are going to force us to rethink how society as a whole works at a very fundamental level, changing the role of the state, the way we think about how individuals contribute to society and how they can, or should, be rewarded.
Paul Krugman, Nobel prize-winning economist, Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times, and Emeritus Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton, discusses the books that most influenced his formation as a liberal economist.
Globalization benefits mankind and we are learning how better to deal with the disruption it causes. But one thing is for sure, the laws of economics are no more escapable than the laws of physics. Harvard professor and former US Treasury secretary, Larry Summers, recommends the best books on globalization.