For the first time in living memory a generation of Europeans are expecting to grow up worse off than their parents as living standards across the western world continue to slide. Professor Juan J. Dolado joined the the EUI in January, he has written extensively on the issue and is now one of the rare optimistic voices in the debate.
Matthias Sutter joined the EUI last September as Professor of Applied Economics. His work as an experimental economist explores the behaviour of children and teenagers. His latest book looks at the correlation between patience and life time achievement. “The idea is to study how human behaviour responds to incentives. That is what experimental economics is,” […]
Richard Bellamy is the new Director of the Max Weber Programme. He joins the EUI after seven years at University College London during which time he established their Political Science Department and European Institute. With his boxes of books still unpacked, he discusses what lies ahead for him and the programme over the next five […]