Modern Monetary Theory

Modern Monetary Theory from Asad Zaman This continues from the previous post on Post-Keynesian Response. A large number of contributions from different areas need to be integrated to build an economics for the 21st Century. For…

Ex German Finance minister deliberately misses the point…

The German daily business newspaper Handelsblatt published an interesting article last week (September 17, 2020) –Schäuble fordert Debatte über lockere Geldpolitik der EZB – which said that the former German Finance Minister and now President…

Beyond the Mainstream

from David Ruccio In this post, I continue the draft of sections of my forthcoming book, “Marxian Economics: An Introduction.” This, like the previous two posts, is for chapter 1, Marxian Economics Today. This is certainly…

There is no inevitable trade-off between saving the…

Many issues that become ‘hot topics’ in public debates are really non-questions despite the heat they raise. All sorts of experts advance views, television current affairs programs trawl over them with various of these experts…

Expected utility theory — an ex-parrot

Home > Uncategorized > Expected utility theory — an ex-parrot Expected utility theory — an ex-parrot from Lars Syll If a friend of yours offered you a gamble on the toss of a coin where you could…

Trade wars are class wars: even more than…

from Dean Baker I have long enjoyed reading Matthew Klein’s columns in the Financial Times and elsewhere. They are invariably insightful and I have learned much from them. I am less familiar with Michael Pettis’ work, but…

The Weekend Quiz – September 19-20, 2020 –…

Here are the answers with discussion for this Weekend’s Quiz. The information provided should help you work out why you missed a question or three! If you haven’t already done the Quiz from yesterday then…

The Weekend Quiz – September 19-20, 2020

Welcome to 600th edition of the The Weekend Quiz. The quiz tests whether you have been paying attention or not to the blog posts that I post. See how you go with the following questions.…