We are perhaps on the eve of new headwinds that threaten to slow the economic recovery
To overcome the bottleneck of the process of European construction, the functionalist solution pursued until now, is no longer enough. We must rediscover, within European political thought itself, some cultural trends that dissent from that technocratical uniformity of which Brussels is the last agonizing manifestation.
Pope Francis’ reference to President Lincoln takes on a very particular and perhaps still unexplored character
An assessment of salient points in two of the encyclical’s themes: the environment as “common good” and the “technocratic paradigm”
The market and democracy can only work in an ethical framework of trust: this institutional framework expresses the limit and the precondition for the market, democracy and economic and political order that they help to promote.
Gordon Tullock, renowned economist, left considerable impact on the field of economics, largely through his singular disenchantment with the political realm.
The fundamental economic problem of the post-World War II era which the Bretton Woods conference intended to address, was to avoid a system of flexible exchange rates that could have nourished the reasons for international conflict. To avoid such a result, a process was begun, aimed at creating international institutions and a fixed-rate system of monetary exchange.