Tagged with: Keynes


Stiglitz and Job Creation

Nat O'Connor 04/01/2012

Nat O'Connor: Joseph Stiglitz has an interesting three-page article in Vanity Fair where he reassesses the causes of, and therefore necessary solutions to, the current "Long Slump" in the USA, comparing it with the Great Depression. In addition to the massive damage caused by the banking system and financial speculation, there were social and …



Revisiting Keynes

Slí Eile 04/09/2011

Slí Eile: Good piece from Ed Balls in the Observer this morning here. No doubt it will be said Keynes applies everywhere in the world (the folks who …

Deflation is no way to reduce debt

Slí Eile 20/06/2010

Slí Eile: The IIEA held an interesting seminar recently on sovereign debt. Here is the link. Ann Pettifor quoted Henry Liu: ‘“The young, the …

Earth goes around the sun - shock

Michael Burke 08/06/2010

Michael Burke: One of the reasons why economists are often held in low esteem by the general public is that they claim the mantle of science while …

'O make me a Keynesian (but not yet)' ?

Slí Eile 09/11/2009

Slí Eile: The entry by UK economist David Blanchflower into the domestic economic debate (re-flation versus deflation) created a stir last week. For …

Middle ground of Keynesianism

02/10/2009

In today's Irish Times, Paul Sweeney wonders whether "a return to middle ground of Keynesian economics" might be the answer be the answer to our …

Play the game

12/08/2009

Hat-tip to Notes on the Front for this link to the Keynes Game - a simulation exercise from Dreamscape which will allow you to play around with a …

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