The Weekend Quiz – April 4-5, 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…

Unemployment in US and UK ‘may be worse…

from today’s Guardian Unemployment in Britain and the US could surpass the levels reached during the 1930s Great Depression within months as the coronavirus crisis crushes the global economy, a former Bank of England official has…

Health expenditure as a percentage of GDP

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Corona: a positive agenda

Home > Uncategorized > Corona: a positive agenda Corona: a positive agenda The eight hour working day was a long standing aim of organized labor. For decades it seemed unattainable. ‘International competition’ often was a main reason…

Good reasons to become a Keynesian

from Lars Syll Until [2008], when the banking industry came crashing down and depression loomed for the first time in my lifetime, I had never thought to read The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and…

The Weekend Quiz – April 4-5, 2020

 RSS feed billy blog MMT Macroeconomics Textbook – March 2019 Now available for purchase – For details. 2017 book Reclaiming the State: A Progressive Vision of Sovereignty for a Post-Neoliberal World Co-authored with Thomas Fazi.…

“It’s a lose-lose” for workers

from David Ruccio It’s now an almost daily occurrence: Donald Trump starring in the White House pandemic briefings, flanked by business executives—from Walgreens, CVS, Target and a host of laboratory, research, and medical-device corporations—to form…

Active cases, recovered cases and deaths

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Chicago economics — in praise of superficiality

Home > Uncategorized > Chicago economics — in praise of superficiality Chicago economics — in praise of superficiality from Lars Syll To observe that economics is based on a superficial view of individual and social behaviour does…