Massimo D’Alema, who was Italy’s Prime Minister from 1998-2000, is President of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and of the Fondazione Italianieuropei. He also chairs COPASIR, the Italian Parliamentary Committee for the Security of the Republic.
Marek Dabrowski, a professor of economics, was First Deputy Minister of Finance under Poland’s first post-Communist government and is a former president of the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) in Warsaw.
Ralf Dahrendorf (1929-2009), was the author of numerous acclaimed books and a European Commissioner from Germany, member of the British House of Lords, Director of the London School of Economics, and Warden of St. Antony's College, Oxford.
Antoine Danchin is Honorary Professor at the School of Biomedical Sciences at Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, and Honorary Professor and Senior Scientific Adviser at the China National GeneBank.
Jean-Pierre Danthine, a former vice chairman of the Swiss National Bank, is Professor and Co-Director of the College of Management at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Associate Member and President of the Paris School of Economics.
The worse economic fundamentals and forecasts become, the more mysterious stock-market outcomes in the US appear. At a time when genuine news suggests that equity prices should be tanking, not hitting record highs, explanations based on crowd psychology, the virality of ideas, and the dynamics of narrative epidemics can shed some light.