How and Why the World has Changed: Putting Trump, Brexit, and Everything Else in Context
Loading Map....

Date

Mar , 7, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location
Pinery at the Hill

Categories


“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.

 

 

 

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

Become a Member
member icon
JOIN TODAY »
SUPPORT WAC
DONATE TO CSWAC »
Top Stories

International Day of Friendship 2021

Jul 30, 2021 · The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the goal in mind that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace ... Read More

NEW PODCAST EPISODE! THE WORLD: IDEAS AND PRACTICE

Jul 27, 2021 · Our hosts Sky Foerster and Ray Raymond chat with Trita Parsi in Part 1 of "US-Iranian Relations - After the Election, Will There be War or Peace?" https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/cswac-world-ideas-practice/Trita_Parsi._Iran_Part_1.mp3Read More

Tiemens Foundation Spotlight

Jul 26, 2021 · In the coming weeks, we want to highlight a few of our many contributors. This week, we want to say thank you to the Tiemens Foundation! The Tiemens ... Read More

WAC Colleagues

Jul 23, 2021 · WAC Colleagues is a members-only group that meets monthly and exists to participate in discussion of international relations issues. Under the leadership of Larry Barrett, WAC Colleagues will ... Read More

In a nutshell, what is CSWAC?

Jul 22, 2021 · https://youtu.be/mDi4T-Wzwt4Read More

Upcoming Events
Colorado Springs World Affairs Council