The passing of Augusto Graziani

European economists and the progressive community of the Continent are poorer and lonelier now that professor Augusto Graziani, master of the Italian Keynesians, has passed away in his house in Naples, last January 5. A world prominent economist, in the…Leggi tutto

Economic recession and suicide in Italy

In his famous book, “Le Suicide. Étude de Sociologie” (1897), Emile Durkheim examined the relationship between industrial and financial crises and suicide rate. According the French sociologist, however, suicide is a complex social phenomenon, since an increase in suicide rate…Leggi tutto