RE + Friends in the Media

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04/08/2018
Britain’s economics students are dangerously poorly educated
Philip Inman, Guardian

26/07/2018
Nobody Understands What Economics Graduates Are Trying to Say
Lucy Meakin, Bloomsberg

26/07/18
UK economics graduates lack required skills, study finds
Charles Giles, Financial Times

30/5/2018
Thinking Allowed: Business Schools
RE’s Maeve Cohen on BBC Radio 4

15/1/2018
Episode 17. ECONOMICS 101: Time for A Reformation in Economic Thinking
Ed Miliband, Geoff Lloyd, Maeve Cohen, Victoria Waldersee, Wendy Carlin

04/1/2018
Economics is Quantum
David Orrell, Aeon

19/12/2017
Teaching Pluralist Economics
Prof Ares Kalandides, Insitute for Place Management

17/12/2017
Heretics welcome! Economics needs a new Reformation
Larry Elliott, The Guardian

06/12/2017
The rethinking of economics and how to use it
FT

01/12/2017
Why we need to reform economics education
RE’s Maeve Cohen for RSA

18/11/2017
Carney takes to the road to seek better connection with the public
FT

11/2017
How to think like a 21st Century Economist, RE mentioned
Kate Raworth

11/2017
Post Crash Economics Society in UK Parliament

27/11/2017
Don’t be fooled by the ‘economicky’ words: this budget is all politics
RE’s Victoria Waldersee, Guardian

03/11/2017
Do We Need Economic Growth?
BBC Podcast

04/11/2017
Shifting Paradigms: Towards Economic Pluralism
RE’s Lilliann Fischer, openDemocracy

24/09/2017
Cahal Moran – The student movement for pluralistic economics five years on
RE’s Cahal Moran, Brave New Europe

18/09/2017
Whole Foods Shows What Economists Don’t Know
Noah Smith, Bloomberg

15/09/2017
10 years on, could today’s economics graduates predict and prevent another Northern Rock?
RE’s Laura Bannister & Daniel Lapedus, openDemocracy

12/09/2017
The student revolution that is shaking post-crash economics
Philip Aldrick, The Times

11/09/2017
Don’t Be Scared About The End Of Capitalism—Be Excited To Build What Comes Next
Jason Hickel & Martin Kirk, Fast Company

31/08/2017
The life of Samuelson
The Economist

31/08/2017
How to tackle economics’ bias against women
Diane Coyle, FT

30/08/2017
Enlightenment Beyond Europe (podcast)
Ha-Joon Chang, BBC

09/08/2017
RE’s Yuan Yang on BBC business
BBC

August 2017
Economics Is Wrong About Growth
Joshua Spodek, Inc.

09/08/2017
A decade on from the global financial crash: the role of mainstream economics, ideological groupthink and missed opportunities
John Barry, Queens University

08/08/2017
Why economists need to expand their knowledge to include the humanities
Gary Saul Morson & Morton Schapiro

07/07/2017
BBC Newsnight with RE’s Joe Earle
BBC

23/06/2017
Summer books of 2017 (Econocracy included): Economics
Martin Wolf, FT

08/06/2017
Rethinking economic expertise (podcast with RE’s Daniel Lapedus)
ABC

27/05/2017
Economic ideas you should forget
Bruno Frey & David Iselin, Vox EU

24/05/2017
Martin Wolf: Free market economics needs a fundamental rethink
Martin Wolf, Irish Times

20/05/2017
How to make economics not boring
Ninos Malek, Learn Liberty

13/04/2017
Book Review: The Econocracy: The perils of leaving economics to the experts
Compression Institute

12/04/2017
Finally, a breakthrough alternative to growth economics – the doughnut
George Monbiot, The Guardian

06/04/2017
Old Economics is based on false ‘laws of physics’ – new economics can save us
Kate Raworth, The Guardian

06/04/2017
Economists have to let go of the delusion that they have all the answers

Tim Thornton, The Guardian

04/04/2017
When Economics Failed
Noah Smith, Bloomberg

03/04/2017
Teaching by numbers
Irwin M.Stelzer, Weekly Standard

09/02/2017
The Econocracy review – how three students caused a global crisis in economics
Aditya Chakrabortty, The Guardian

08/02/2017
Book review: The Econocracy
Cameron K Murray, Fresh Economic Thinking

06/02/2017
People have had enough of experts
Sheila Dow, INET

19/1/2017
Are we business students served by the one truth?
Dagbladet (with RE member Gunnar Fiksdal)

15/1/2017
Ending the Econocracy: The Need for Pluralism in Economics
Brad Voracek, The Minskys

5/1/2017
Chief Economist of Bank of England admits errors in Brexit forecasting
Philip Inman, The Guardian

23/12/2016
Economists versus the Economy
Lord Robert Skidelsky, Project Syndicate

21/12/2016
Our obsession with the economy is destroying the democracy – video
The Guardian (Video with Re Staff member Tree Watson)

14/12/2016
Is it time we reclaimed economics from the experts? Why it’s too important to be left to economists
Daily Mail (Video interview with RE Trustee Joe Earle)

7/12/2016
Curriculum Reform is Vital if Economics is to Serve Humanity
Institute for New Economic Thinking (Video interview with RE Trustee Joe Earle)

7/12/2016
Late night live: The Econocracy (Podcast)
ABC Australia (Interview with RE member and Econocracy Co-author Cahal Moran)

3/12/2016
Angriff auf den Ökonomen-Mainstream
Philip Plickert, FAZ (Interview with RE Staff Member Daniel Lapedus)

27/11/2016
Best books of 2016 – part 2 (Econocracy)
The Guardian

25/11/2016
Don’t Entrust Economics to the Experts
Mark Buchanan, Bloomberg

22/11/2016
What is critical thinking? And do universities really teach it?
Martin Davies, The Conversation

21/11/2016
Economists need to get into the real world, says Bank of England chief economist
Tim Wallace, The Telegraph

17/11/2016
Trying to add up the econocracy
Alan Budd, Camden Review

7/11/2016
Economics teaching ‘far too narrow’, claims new book
Matthew Reisz, The Times

17/11/2016
Economics teaching is still neglecting critical thought
The RE Network, The Guardian

15/11/2016
Why Economics Recovery Requires Rethinking Capitalism
Mariana Mazzucato, Institute for New Economic Thinking

7/11/2016
Rigged: How Mainstream Economics Failed Us All
Lara Merling, The Minskys

6/11/2016
Economics students going to ask pertinent questions
Times of Malta

4/11/2016
Does the Economy Really Need to Keep Growing Quite So Much?
Alana Samuels, The Atlantic

31/10/2016
Five reasons you should blame the economics discipline for today’s problems
John T. Harvey, Forbes

26/10/2016
Economics has a serious gender problem – it needs more women
Victoria Bateman, The Conversation

04/10/2016
Finance sector should junk the jargon, says Bank analyst
Daniel Thomas, BBC News

01/10/2016
New website aims to help people think like economists
Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

10/2016
October Newsletter (p.17)
Royal Economic Society (feature by RE staff member Calum Mitchell)

30/09/2016
Crash and Learn: Should we change the way we teach economics?
David Pilling, FT

26/09/2016
Victoria speak to Lauren Laverne
BBC 6 Music (begins 01.05.00)

13/09/2016
Why So Few American Economists Are Studying Inequality
Alana Samuels, The Atlantic

16/08/2016
Economics can learn alot from other sciences, says Steve Keen
BBC Hard Talk

10/08/2016
Brexit vote may show economists ‘not in touch’ with public
John Morgan, Times Higher Education

01/08/2016
Business schools must ditch ‘obsolete’ economics in MBAs
John Elmes, Times Higher Education

31/07/2016
Econocracy has split Britain into experts and ordinary people
Cahal Moran, Joe Earle, Zach-Ward Perkins, The Guardian

06/07/2016
Experts and the referendum: why we need to rethink economics and challenge ‘econocracy’
Cahal Moran, Joe Earle, Zach-Ward Perkins, London School of Economics blog

29/05/2016
We economists must face the plain truth that the referendum showed our failings
Paul Johnson, Institute for Fiscal Studies

17/05/2016
Just What Do You Know About Economics?
Rob Dawson, Money International

09/05/2016
Tax havens have no economic justification, say top economists
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian

29/04/2016
University of Glasgow economics lecturer move sparks row
Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

28/04/2016
Has the way universities teach economics changed enough?
Daniel Cullen, The Guardian

18/4/2016
Boom Bust Boom chastises economists, with some help from songs and puppets
The Economist

17/4/2016
The education of an economist
Asad Zaman, Express Tribune

13/4/2016
Beyond GDP – is it time to rethink the way we measure economic growth
Ross Chainey, World Economic Forum

25/3/2016
Here’s why economists should be more humble, even when they have great ideas
Henry Farrell, Washington Post

26/3/2016
Economics degrees still ‘too narrow in focus’
Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

18/3/2016
End the obsession with monetary policy before its too late
George Magnus, Financial Times

21/2/2016
What ails modern economics?
Pramit Bhattacharya, Mint on Sunday

12/2/2016
Bank of England to launch new graduate programme
Emily Cadman, Financial Times

05/2/2016
When economists ignore the human factor, we all pay the price
Timothy Garton Ash, Guardian

05/2/2016
Economic rebellion
Peter Day, BBC World Service

05/2/2016
Are economics degrees fit for purpose?
Peter Day, BBC Business

14/1/2016
Why Can’t Economists Be Trusted? Ask an Economist
Victoria Bateman, BloombergView

12/1/2016
Louise Richardson: educate students to ‘prevent next financial crisis’
David Matthews, Times Higher Education

28/8/2015
Is economics being taught correctly?
BBC World Service

14/8/2015
Economics jargon promotes a deficit in understanding
James Gingell, The Guardian

13/8/2015
Good Universities and Bad Economics
Steve Keen, Forbes

22/6/2015
Weekly Economics Podcast: Rethinking Economics
RE Trustee Yuan Yang, New Economics Foundation

16/6/2015
We should all be pluralist now!
Neil Lancastle

12/6/2015
Osborne plan has no basis in economics
Ha-Joon Chang, Thomas Piketty, many more, Guardian

28/5/2015
It’s time to seriously rethink how economics is being taught
David Pringle, Maclean’s Magazine

27/4/2015
Global crash to be included in new economics A-Level
Judith Burns, BBC News

16/4/2015
Bringing economics back into liberal academic life
Hugh Goodacre, Financial Times

14/4/2015
Economists Still Think Economics is the Best
Moises Naim, The Atlantic

11/4/2015
Aim for enlightenment, technicalities can wait
Martin Wolf, Financial Times

11/4/2015
Students weigh the value of new economics course
Ferdinando Giugliano, Financial Times

11/3/2015
Educate yourself, your professor and your fellow students
Positive Money

23/1/2015
Rethinking Economics Waterloo Conference February 7
David Pringle, The Progressive Economics Form

17/12/2014
La Trobe cutting subjects before students finish their degrees
Gary Newman, The Age

2/12/2014
Teaching Economics after the Crash
RE Advisor Aditya Chakrabortty, The Guardian

1/12/2014
Economics’ failure to tackle real-world issues drives women away
Jennifer Rankin, The Observer

16/11/2014
University departments must share the blame
Dr. Hugh Goodacre, FT

13/11/2014
האוניברסיטה העברית פושטת רגל, אבל כלכלניה ימשיכו להטיף
אלי ציפורי, גלובס

13/11/2014
Economics degree course drops 21% in National Student Survey
Chris Parr, Times Higher Education

30/10/2014
Crash test dummies: a call for bold economic reform
Felix Martin, New Statesman

29/10/2014
Monetary policy one year on – speech by Jon Cunliffe
Economic Voice Staff, Economic Voice

28/10/2014
Interest rates can stay low for longer, says Bank of England deputy chief
Katie Allen, Guardian

24/10/2014
Economics in the Classroom: Letter to the ROB Editor – ‘Economics 101 is no longer cutting it’
Prof. Marc Lavoie, Prof. Mario Seccareccia and Assoc. Prof. Louis-Philippe Rochon, The Globe and Mail

21/10/2014
Breaking the spell of the Tories’ fairytale economics
Dr. Hugh Goodacre, The Guardian

16/10/2014
Reforming Economics: Try The Business School
C.R., The Economist

30/09/2014
Rethinking Economics
Lisa Autz, Breakthru Radio

22/09/2014
Universities to Revamp Economics Courses
Claire Jones, FT

14/09/2014
How to Get it Wrong
Paul Krugman, The New York Times

27/08/2014
Rethinking Economics Education How New Core Curriculum Hopes Better Prepare Students
Miles McKenna, World Bank

20/05/2014
Angry economics students are naive – and mostly right
John Kay, FT

16/05/2014
Economics: Change of course
Claire Jones, FT

25/04/2014
Manchester students man the barricades to overthrow economic orthodoxy
Ben Chu, The Independent

22/04/2014
Manchester students take on economics curriculum in report
Chris Parr, The Times Higher Education

22/04/2014
A Post-Crash manifesto to rebuild economics
Clare Jones, FT

02/04/2014
Manchester University move to scrap banking crash module angers students
Philip Inman, The Guardian

07/04/2014
Why UK universities shouldn’t be hostile to alternative economic models
Maeve Cohen and Catriona Watson, The Guardian

03/04/2014
Economics: a discipline ripe for disruption
Editorial, The Guardian

29/03/2014
Rebelión en las aulas de económicas
Carlos Fresneda, El Mundo

04/03/2014
Campaign for change to economics curriculum advances
Nathaniel Darling, The Cambridge Student

17/01/2014
The need for a new economics
Marco Schneebalg, Varsity

02/01/2014
Reviving the “golden age”
The Economist

30/11/2013
Colleges are teaching economics backwards
Mike Konczal, Washington Post

23/11/2013
Keynes’s new heirs
The Economist

21/11/2013
We need economic theories fit for the real world
Letters in The Guardian

20/11/2013
Orthodox economists have failed their own market test
Seumas Milne, The Guardian

18/11/2013
Post-Keynesians are staging a comeback
Letter in The Guardian

17/11/2013
Economics explains our world – but economics degrees don’t
Wendy Carlin, The Guardian

11/11/2013
Dismal science’ seeks fresh thinking after failure in crisis
Claire Jones, FT

11/11/2013
University economics teaching to be overhauled
Philip Inman, The Guardian

10/11/2013
Economics lecturers accused of clinging to pre-crash fallacies
Philip Inman, The Guardian

29/10/2013
Early Day Motion
Roger Godsiff, Kelvin Hopkins, Ronnie Campbell, Paul Flynne, Alan Meale and John McDonnell, UK Parliament

28/10/2013
Mainstream economics is in denial: the world has changed
Aditya Chakrabortty, The Guardian

28/10/2013
Economics students need to be taught more than neoclassical theory
Zach Ward-Perkins and Joe Earle, The Guardian

24/10/2013
Economics students aim to tear up free-market syllabus
Philip Inman, The Guardian

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