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  • Avoiding the Next Crisis: Breaking Down the Risks of Financial Firms
    Julia Schaumburg
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    Let us assess the breakdown risk of a building. Most of us would consider specific individual...
  • Goodbye, Mediterranean Diet?
    Mario Mazzocchi
    University of Bologna
    Books on healthy diets are among the fastest moving items in bookshops — everybody wants to eat...
  • Russians Living in the Former Soviet Union Countries: Unethical and Dishonest Employees?
    Krista Jaakson and Maaja Vadi
    University of Tartu
    In 1970, Lance Shotland and Wallace Berger made an experiment to link individual values to actual...
  • Multicultural Cities: With or Without Your Ethnic Fellows?
    Alexander Danzer
    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
    Little China in London, Little Surinam in Amsterdam, Little Turkey in Berlin? Ethnic clustering of...
  • Taxing “Alcohol Tourism” in the EU
    Indrek Saar
    University of Tartu
    According to the World Health Organization, 2.5 million people die each year because of the harmful...
  • “Nature or nurture? The impact of policy and geography in economic prosperity
    Ana M. Lopez Garcia and Coro Chasco
    Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM)
    Where and how are cities growing across the European Union?" In recent years, experts have shown a...
  • Dolls, Candy and Mechanism Design Theory
    Tommy Andersson
    Lund University
    Decision makers – including individuals, companies, governments, etc. – are often faced with the...
  • Of fat times and thin
    Mario Mazzocchi
    University of Bologna
    Economists do not expect thin times ahead. Unfortunately, this prediction does not herald the end...
  • Extraordinary food safety crises and the madness of cows
    Mario Mazzocchi
    University of Bologna
    There are some striking common patterns in consumer response to the food scares which hit Europe...