Video: Stephen Marglin: Rethinking Economics

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Stephen Marglin, Rethinking Economics, May 21, 2007by Marcus Morrell, © Big Picture TV 2008


Stephen Marglin believes we must recognize limits to mainstream economics. He says that we should start to rethink assumptions behind modern economic thought, and work to create a new economics based on a more accurate set of assumptions.

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Rethinking Economics
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2m 40s
Hamburg, Germany, May 21, 2007
Marcus Morrell
About Stephen Marglin
Professor, Harvard University

Stephen A. Marglin is a professor of Economics at Harvard University. His current research focuses on the foundational assumptions of economics, asking to what extent these assumptions are a reflection of the culture and history of the Modern West rather than a set of facts about a universal human nature.


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  • Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2008