Interviews

Cas Mudde on the Rise of the Populist Right

A Review

As populism continues to receive global recognition and establishes its place at the core of the liberal democratic states, there has been an enduring interest in understanding such phenomenon and its current state of affairs. The renowned political scientist Dr Cas Mudde was interviewed at the University of Amsterdam and shared extensive insights on one
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Dan Ariely in RfD: “Big Data needs variations and experiments at this point more than datasets.”

This week, Room for Discussion hosted Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. Being regarded as one of the most prominent behavioral economists in the world, it was great to see him on the famous couch of RfD. You probably know him from his famous TED Talks in
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Under the Shadow of the Great Recession – Room For Discussion

More on a decade following the most devastating financial crisis since the Great Depression. The effects of a crisis are experienced today. Its outbreak occurred on September 15, 2008, when the investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. As of that moment, the United States collapsed and then the rest of the developed economies followed.
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