How and Why the World has Changed: Putting Trump, Brexit, and Everything Else in Context
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Mar , 7, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Pinery at the Hill

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“What we have everywhere are creditor-debtor standoffs.  If you look at the states that really fell hard [for Trump] in the Rust Belt, it is economic. Now, if you recognize that simple fact, you can put Trump in there with Brexit.” ~ Mark Blyth

March 7, 2018

11:30 am – 12:15 pm Registration and Luncheon

12:15-1:30 pm Program and Q&A

Registration Deadline March 2, 2018
 Location:  Pinery at the Hill
775 W Bijou St, Colorado Springs
Free Parking

 

 

Mark Blyth is a political economist whose research focuses upon how uncertainty and randomness impact complex systems, particularly economic systems, and why people continue to believe stupid economic ideas despite buckets of evidence to the contrary. He is the author of several books, including Great Transformations: Economic Ideas and Institutional Change in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2002, Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea (Oxford University Press 2013, and The Future of the Euro (with Matthias Matthijs) (Oxford University Press 2015). Mark Blyth is from Dundee, Scotland.  He received his PhD in political science from Columbia University in 1999 and taught at the Johns Hopkins University from 1997 until 2009. Since then, he has been Professor of International Political Economy in the Department of Political Science at Brown University and a Faculty Fellow at Brown’s Watson Institute for International Studies.

 

 

 

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