Tag Archives: Dani Rodrik

The Broken Bits of Some Incomplete and Shattered and Often Discredited Philosophy

Everyone would probably agree that The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy is not exactly light reading. A copy of that book on your coffee table would not impress your date – nor would Sartre’s Being … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Do That Again

Those of us who have worked in systems felt a twinge of sympathy for the folks at Research in Motion last week. Everyone’s Blackberry stopped working, and that device had become critical to modern business. But system failures happen. And … Continue reading

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