Radu Cristian Mușetescu
Radu Cristian Mușetescu
Economist, Professor, Ph.D., the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Head of the International Business and Economics Department, with particular interests in the study of law and economics
Technocracy and Millenarism: (Bad) Ideas Never Die

Technocracy and Millenarism: (Bad) Ideas Never Die

As the U. S. President John F. Kennedy once stated, “A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.” Maybe paradoxically, this is especially the case of bad ideas. The fact that some honest social scientists live with the impression that they succeed in evaporating a bad idea or argument usually ends with the condensation of such an idea into another form or recipe. More

No. 2, Nov.-Dec. 2016 2016


The More Things Change…

The More Things Change…

The future emerges from the interplay of countless factors. Any reasonable scenario will have a chance of happening, but some scenarios merit more advancement with regards to their likelihood of coming to pass. 2017 will be not only an extraordinary year but the beginning of an extraordinary period as compared to the last three decades. The key issues brought forth by the new political developments all over the world will be a return to the rhetoric of national interest. It will be a revival of bilateralism and realism, defined as power (or threat of power) politics.  More

No. 2, Nov.-Dec. 2016 2016


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OEconomica No. 1, 2016