Eyes Wide Shut: The Ruling Class and the Future of Capitalism

Eyes Wide Shut: The Ruling Class and the Future of Capitalism
Nitzan, Jonathan. (2010). Presentation at the Fourth Annual Harvard Kennedy School & Harvard Law School MENA Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 19 November. (Lecture / Presentation; English).

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What does modern finance tell us about systemic fear and the future of capitalism?

WHEN AND WHERE: November 19, 2010, 6:00-7:30pm || Bell Hall, Harvard Kennedy School of Government || 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA



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asset pricing capitalization capitalism collapse complex systems confidence in obedience discounting dominant ideology fear of death financial markets forward-looking modes of power peak oil systemic crisis


BN Civilization & Social Systems
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BN Conflict & Violence
BN Ideology
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BN International & Global
BN Region - North America
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BN Capital & Accumulation
BN Policy
BN Value & Price
BN Crisis
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16 November 2010

Commentary on:
Systemic Fear, Modern Finance and the Future of Capitalism
Bichler, Shimshon and Nitzan, Jonathan. (2010). Jerusalem and Montreal. July. (Mimeograph; English).

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