Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Daniel Mügge ─ Fickle Formulas: Towards a Political Economy of Marcoeconomic Indicators

Thursday, February 5, 2015

4:30 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

Daniel Mügge is a political economist and associate professor in the political science department at the University of Amsterdam and a visiting fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. His research concentrates on finance and its governance. His new project Fickle Figures analyses the political economy behind the calculation of macroeconomic indicators.

Daniel is also lead-editor of the Review of International Political Economy and comments on current economic affairs through his Twitter account.

His paper, "Fickle Formulas. Towards a Political Economy of Macroeconomic Indicators" is available here

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