Has Tony Blair Turned Hayekian?
Posted by Chris Grocott in School of Business Blog on April 22, 2015
Lecturer in Management and Economic History at the School, Chris Grocott, reckons so. This year, I ran the inaugural third year BA Management Studies module ‘Organisations in Economic Context’. It analyses how the political economy over the past thirty years has had a profound effect on the state and trade unions, as well as on […]
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The Marketplace of Life? The Political-Economy of Emergent Water Markets
Posted by Georgios Patsiaouras in School of Business Blog on December 4, 2013
The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives (American Indian Saying) In 1776 Adam Smith introduced the paradox of value: diamonds are much more expensive than water, even though water is essential to human survival. Smith’s paradox, at that time, appealed to his contemporaries as little other than a […]
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