Week 2 Readings
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (2015). Chapter 5: Economic Growth, Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development, and Sustainable Consumption and Production. In The Global Sustainable Development Report (2015 ed.). United Nations.
Technology and the UN 2030 Agenda: United Nations “Technology Facilitation Mechanism” (TFM) [browse through site]
Sutton, John (2012). “Competing in Capabilities: The Globalization Process”, Clarendon Lectures in Economics, Oxford University Press, 2012..
Stiglitz, Joseph E. (2016). “Joseph Stiglitz Says Standard Economics Is Wrong. Inequality and Unearned Income Kills the Economy,” adapted (with permission) from: Jacobs, Michael, and Mariana Mazzucato, eds. Rethinking capitalism: economics and policy for sustainable and inclusive growth. John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
Walsh, P. Paul (2015) “Industrial Policy and Sustainable Development“, United Nations Global Sustainable Development Report Policy Brief, 9 Mar 2015.
Piketty, T. (2017). Capital in the twenty-first century. Harvard University Press.
[tl;dr? Try “Thomas Piketty’s “Capital”, summarised in four paragraphs” from The Economist instead]
Leonhardt, David. “Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart,” The New York Times. August 7, 2017.
Solow, R. M. (1957). Technical change and the aggregate production function. The review of Economics and Statistics, 39(3), 312-320.
Shaked, A., & Sutton, J. (1983). Natural oligopolies. Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society, 1469-1483.
Fuglie, K. O., Wang, S. L., & Ball, V. E. (Eds.). (2012). Productivity growth in agriculture: an international perspective. CABI