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Mark Blyth

Economist Mark Blyth: 2011 Will Be Worse... and Life Will Go On (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Lydon

Mark Blyth is in the pub tonight, played by Sean Connery, as usual, and demonstrating again how far a man can go in political economy just by talking ...

William Alden

Women Face Better Job Prospects, Will Lead Recovery, Report Says | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The economic recovery will be led by women, who are, on the whole, better educated than men and more likely to find employment in today's anemic job m...

Mark Blyth: On Ireland, the Circle Will Not Be Squared (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

Mark Blyth, of Austerity fame and the Watson Institute, has a Scot's vernacular gift for clarifying economics. Is the situation explosive? "You've ...

WATCH: Why The World Austerity Is 'A Nonsense'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The term "austerity" has become a popular and concise way of describing the various methods of economic belt-tightening being employed throughout Euro...