Posts Tagged by economics
|November 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Uncategorized|
Many of us have long known in our guts that something about mainstream economics doesn’t add up. A new book suggests we were right.
|July 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Uncategorized|
Thomas Piketty’s book is a bestseller for a good reason. It uses historical data to show the rich must get richer. But from manmade capital or natural land?
|June 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Uncategorized|
When even economists don’t take seriously conventional economics, you know something’s wrong. Yet the press still treats them as experts.
|April 20, 2014||Posted by Staff under Uncategorized|
All the buying and selling you do takes place in the physical universe, subject to its laws, even if economists don’t like it.
|February 3, 2014||Posted by Martin Adams under Uncategorized|
The life story of Henry George, during his time a well-known economist and philosopher, by Martin Adams.
|December 8, 2013||Posted by Staff under Uncategorized|
While other scientists have them, economists, who if laid end to end could not come to a conclusion, even disagree on what the canon of economics should be.
|November 29, 2013||Posted by Staff under Uncategorized|
Could revolutionaries be stalking the corridors of the economic cloister, shouting out with the old, demanding in with the new? Yes, but new what?
|November 2, 2013||Posted by Staff under Uncategorized|
Economists base their policies on ideologies and tortured data. They recommend austerity – the equivalent of doctors bleeding patients. But is regulation the cure? This cry for controlling markets happens every business cycle. To get to the root, and remove temptation, better to take land value out of mortgages, so speculators have nothing to speculate on, and pay the raised revenue as dividends to citizens.
|October 17, 2012||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Uncategorized|
Over fifteen years ago, the New Yorker did an article on an economist who crusaded against this faux prize. The author pointed out that the money for the prize comes not just from the central bank of Sweden but from […]