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Why QE3 Won't Jumpstart the Economy -- and What Would

Why QE3 Won't Jumpstart the Economy -- and What Would | Heterodox economics | Scoop.it
An injection of money into the pockets of consumers would actually be good for the economy, but QE3 won't do it.

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Economics is a social science which requires a critical pluralistic approach, to be useful.
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Green Party Fringe Presentation: Stagnation In The UK

I gave this talk today (October 7th 2017) to the Green Party Annual Conference at the invitation of Natalie Bennett, the previous leader of the Greens
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Why the poor pay for high debt, even if they don't borrow (in 13 minutes & 15 seconds flat)

This was an invited talk to public servants organized by the Exploring Economics group (https://www.exploring-economics.org/en/). In just over 13 minutes
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The End Of Capitalism Is Already Starting–If You Know Where To Look

The End Of Capitalism Is Already Starting–If You Know Where To Look | Heterodox economics | Scoop.it
One of America’s foremost Marxist economists has never felt so optimistic in his 50-year career.
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Why Economists Need the Arts

Engaging in music, literature and the arts is essential for understanding context and human behavior—which economists so often miss The study of humanitie
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How Not to Criticize Standard Economic Models

Josh Mason from John Jay College CUNY doesn’t think teaching contending economic theories is effective, and sees the objective of introductory economic
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How Elite Financial Networks Rule the World

The identities of the world’s most powerful people, and the corporations and institutions they run, are well known. What’s poorly understood is a ke
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Central banks still funding government deficits and the sky remains firmly above

Central banks still funding government deficits and the sky remains firmly above | Heterodox economics | Scoop.it
There was an article in the Financial Times last week (August 16, 2017) – Central banks hold a fifth of their governments’ debt – which seemed to think there was a “challenge̶…
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LSE Events | Ann Pettifor | The Production of Money: how to break the power of bankers

Speaker(s): Ann Pettifor Chair: Professor Wouter Den Haan Recorded on 8 February 2017 at Old Theatre, Old Building Political economist Ann Pettifo
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Michael Hudson discusses "Junk Economics" at The Democracy Collaborative

Renowned Economist Michael Hudson joined us for lunch on February 22 to discuss his new book "J is for Junk Economics: A Guide to Reality in an Age o
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Steve Keen: The Big Idea about Private Debt

Originally published on Aug 13, 2016 Steve Keen's BIO: Keen is one of very few economists ( out of twelve worldwide) - globally - who perfectly predicte
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Modern Money & Public Purpose 1: The Historical Evolution of Money and Debt

Moderator: William V. Harris, William R. Shepherd Professor of History and Director, Center for the Ancient Mediterranean, Columbia University Speaker 1: L
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Strong and stable? The Conservatives' economic record since 2010

Strong and stable? The Conservatives' economic record since 2010 | Heterodox economics | Scoop.it
In a recent interview, Theresa May was asked by Andrew Neil how the
Conservatives would fund their manifesto commitments on NHS spending. Given
that the Conservatives chose not to cost their manifesto pledges, May was
unable to answer. Instead she simply repeated that the Conservatives are
the only party that can deliver the economic growth and stability required
to pay for essential public services.  When pressed, May’s response was
simple: ‘our economic credibility is not in doubt’.

But does the record of the last seven years support May’s claim?
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Economies Live in Societies. Why Do So Few Economists Acknowledge That?

Rather than continue to narrow the field, economists need to ask what they’re missing. University of Chicago professor and former governor of the Reserv
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pdeppisch's curator insight, September 21, 8:20 PM
Economics is one strange discipline. The assumptions are wrong and God forbid the economists would relate their "science" to reality.
 
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But Can We Afford It? Economic Priorities for the Next Administration

The Harvard Law School Forum, the Harvard Law School Tax Law and Financial Regulation Students Association, the Modern Money Network, the America
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RTD Ep:71 "We're At Peak Level Of Private Debt" - Professor Steve Keen

Subscribe to RTD for more interviews and share if you enjoy... Thanks for watching this interview, "We're At Peak Level Of Private Debt", with Professo
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Professor Mark Blyth on Post-WW2 Economics and Neoliberalism

Political economist Mark Blyth of Brown University shares his thoughts on the global economy since World War 2 and the neoliberal era since the 1970s. Thi
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The Dangers of Financialization

TIME magazine assistant managing editor Rana Foroohar’s book Makers and Takers sounds an important note of warning on the dangers of financialization of th
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Tariffs, trade and money illusion

Tariffs, trade and money illusion | Heterodox economics | Scoop.it
In the past few days, I have read three pieces from Economists for Brexit - now renamed "Economists for Free Trade" - extolling th
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House of Herbs - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment

House of Herbs - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment | Heterodox economics | Scoop.it
Casa delle Erbe (House of Herbs) is a growing community that challenges the idea that we need a capitalistic socio-economic structure.
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Modern Monetary Theory and Land Value Tax

Random left the following lengthy comment on Lola's post on why LVT is inevitable , tidied up as follows: Every pound of govt spendin
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Mark Blyth -- Capitalism and the State

From https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYaEL0Aw_Pw
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succinct account of how capitalism requires a high functioning state
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Bill Mitchell: Demystifying Modern Monetary Theory

In a challenge to conventional views on modern monetary and fiscal policy, Professor Bill Mitchell of Newcastle University in Australia has emerged as on
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Mark Blyth & Michael Roberts /Europe: Economic Crisis and Political Alternatives

tranzit.ro/Cluj Culture and Politics of Crisis V 21.06 2017 Europe: Economic Crisis and Political Alternatives Mark Blyth & Michael Roberts Where is Europ
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There is a magic money tree…in fact there are two | P2P Foundation

There is a magic money tree…in fact there are two | P2P Foundation | Heterodox economics | Scoop.it
Let us have no more myths about the lack of magic money trees: they do exist – what matters is who owns and controls them. And it should be all of us
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Aman Kanwar's curator insight, July 6, 5:40 AM

An interesting way to look at how money - or claims on our resources - is created and distributed.

Do you agree with the claim that state magic money can be created free of debt?