Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

30 September 2022
Jolanta Burke explores research which suggests COVID triggered a great shifts in our personalities. For many of us, some personality traits stay the same throughout our…
28 September 2022
Learning to Do Research: It Starts at a Party! In the early stages of a research project, is it better to formalize your research methods or to stay informal and exploratory? How…
26 September 2022
From Big Oil to Big Green: Holding the Oil Industry to Account for the Climate Crisis by Marco Grasso. Cambridge MA and London: MIT Press 2022. 368 pp., $40 paperback…
23 September 2022
Chris Hobson argues that without a heavy reliance on technology, there truly isn’t a viable way forward for healthcare. As the US healthcare system creaked under the strain of the…
22 September 2022
A number of pseudo-academic tendencies in Russian social science helped prepare the Ukraine War. In addition to propaganda and disinformation campaigns by the Kremlin, an…
21 September 2022
Duncan Green on an issue all too common yet often undiscussed.   Imposter Syndrome – doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud. (Almost) everyone has it, even old lags like…
14 September 2022
AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future by Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan. London: WH Allen 2021. 480 pp., £14.99 paperback 9780753559017, £9.99 e-book 9780753559031 Discussions of…
13 September 2022
Deborah Barros Leal Farias explains why Brazil and Peru are among the next likely members of the OECD. This past June, the Organization Economic Co-Operation and…
09 September 2022
Conflict, War, and Revolution: The Problem of Politics in International Political Thought. Paul Kelly. LSE Press. 2022. In Conflict, War, and Revolution: The Problem of Politics…
08 September 2022
Just been skimming an interesting new paper by Caroline Dommen, with an ambitious purpose – to brand and describe a new branch of economics – Human Rights Economics (HRE). Her…