Tag Archives: John Maynard Keynes

UK: Abandoning Europe, Connecting With Whom Instead?

Brexit divorce will need a good lawyer – and a hot new “girlfriend.”

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Warfare and the Invention of GDP

Quite contrary to current efforts to reflect happiness, GDP was invented to prepare nations better for warfare.

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Smith and Keynes: The Economic Insight They Shared

Were these two touchstones of economic thought really so different?

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Niall Ferguson Vs. Keynes, the (Gay, Childless) Futurist

Did historian Niall Ferguson forget that Keynes was deeply concerned about the economic futures of his generation’s grandchildren?

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Europe’s Phony War: Austerians Vs. Deficitarians

Are European nations really well-advised to follow the alluring policy prescriptions of U.S.-based deficit boosters?

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Is Modern Finance a Productive Economic Activity?

Financial systems play an important role in economic growth. Why, then, do they sometimes go off the rails?

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Don’t Leave It to the Economists

Why do economists — and the policymakers who heed their advice — need to reconsider the conventional wisdoms of their profession?

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Exits from the Rat Race

How did today’s crisis-prone, Darwinian capitalism come about?

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Not a Global Crisis, But the West’s (And Keynes Can’t Help)

Why is the current economic crisis in Europe and the United States likely to be unresponsive to Keynesian solutions?

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The Economic Crisis and the Need to Rethink Economics

How much is the economics profession to blame for not preventing the global financial crisis?

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