This review serves up some excellent articles, including CasP's Blair Fix on the "Ritual of Capitalisation", John Komlos on the US economy, and Radhika Desai with Michael Hudson on the "Dollar Creditocracy". But it is Ib Ravn's "educational" article on banking, money creation and credit money that stands out as a uniquely comprehensible introduction to the real existing money system. Highly recommended!
DSGE Departures In one of its daring trips beyond the walls of orthodoxy The Economist is indulging in a historic turn, reflecting that "Strangely, most economic models do not treat the economy as an evolving thing, undergoing constant change. They instead describe it in terms of its equilibrium: a stable state in which prices balance … Continue reading What happens when The Economist tries to escape from the Equilibrium Academy
Sammlung zum Thema Geld(system) – historisch, philosophisch, soziologisch ,oekonomisch + Geldreformer – siehe auch : DZBG – Geld Zwischen Schleier und Tabu DeGrowth auf Deutsch Deutsche Heteros GeldKino “Stupid German Money” this page - top update Autoren Geldforschung A-Z >H Maurice-Höfgen - Hajo Holst >K Jakob Kapeller >S A Sahr Keystroke-Kapitalismus >P Michael Paetz - A T … Continue reading Geldforschung
x x more Lazonick books at goodreads William Lazonick SOAS UL AcademicIndustryResearchNetwork Related >M Mazzucato >pluralist macro ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/ 2019 After Over Three Decades, Rebel Economist Breaks Through to Washington. Here’s How He Did It. by Lynn Parramore Ever heard that a corporation’s sole duty is to maximize value for shareholders? In the go-go ‘80s, … Continue reading William Lazonick – hetero macro
> GM post "Little Big Bill's Techno Fix" HHpapers 2021 Zur Überheblichkeit des verfügenden Geistes und der fiktiven Naturwissenschaft der Oekonomie. von Heinrich Haferkamp Bill Gates´ Statement, dass die Ökonomen Makroökonomie nicht wirklich verstünden, ist so treffend wie wohlfeil. Sein Monitum, dass die Ökonomie nicht das bieten könne, was die Physik (etwa mit dem Fallgesetz) … Continue reading A short Sociology of Bill Gates and The Mainstream 2021 H Haferkamp
The FED has no way of re-balancing or raising rates without crashing the markets. The FED doesn't want to take the blame. Not again. Even though the markets are crying out for a correction. There is no discipline. The level of incontinence is unprecedented. QE has got to stop. But how? One would like new … Continue reading “Digital Corrections – will crypto save capitalism, and the FED ?”
85% are thinking about it see also >DeGrowth >Growth! What Growth? >Ecological Economics - Greenwashing >Green Finance/Investment/ESG - development economics - transition updates 1-2023 johncarlosbaez.wp.com 26-1-2023 "Mathematics for Humanity" by John Carlos Baez We discussed this here earlier, but now it’s actually happening! The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, or ICMS, in Edinburgh, will host a new … Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY – eco- green- de-GROWTH -alt ESG -transition
A year ago, when The Virus was still a fuzzy rumour, one was already plagued by the puzzle of the three zeros : the skeletal numbers of no interest and near nil inflation lined up for a danse macabre around the grave of zombie growth. Never seen this before. This is different. This can't be … Continue reading Greta, Mnuchin and PlanB
"A fool is someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing". Central banker Mark Carney has diagnosed a crisis in value(s). He doesn't just mean prices being misaligned with values as in frothy asset overvaluations. That's just a symptom of a deeper malaise. The central idea of his book, says the … Continue reading Banking on Values
The UK's Daily Express daily feeds Brexiteers with eye-popping revelations about the imminent implosion of the EU . One soon learns not to put one's money on those. But the unearthing of a 2year old CEP report caught my attention. It's got some eye-popping numbers relevant to Germany's idea of it's position in Europe : … Continue reading Zahlmeister entpuppt sich als Milchmädchen
33 theses for an economic reformation 2017 theguardian 2017 heretics-welcome-economics-needs-a-new-reformation by Larry Elliot theguardian 2017 delving-deeper-into-an-economics-reformation - letters https://www.newweather.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/33-Theses-for-an-Economics-Reformation.pdf -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- coppolacomment.com 2017 Thirty-three flawed Theses Frances Coppola " ... this is my critique of the whole 33 Theses. Instead of homing in on areas where the economics profession appears have to lost its … Continue reading MACRO 33 theses for an economic reformation
Strict monetary and fiscal rules do not work at times of economic shock or drastic structural changes
“The University of Glasgow has been accused of capitulating to “wokeism” after it called off a talk by an academic whose research was said to be “eugenicist”.” The Times brimming with liberal indignation is a bit rich. But only as rich as the typical incumbents’ complaints. Which is understandable. One is worried one is losing one’s grip on … Continue reading How woke is wokism?
Post-Keynesian Economics : An Introduction - Eckhard Hein 2014 read GM pdf here e3me.com 7-2021 Back to our roots: E3ME and Michał Kalecki - Hector Pollitt https://neweconomicthinking.org.uk/ concertedaction.com/ The Case For Concerted Action Post-Keynesian Ideas For A Crisis That Conventional Remedies Cannot Resolve Post - Keynesians Joan RobinsonNicholas KaldorWynne GodleyMarc LavoieFrancis CrippsAnthony ThirlwallJohn McCombieThomas PalleyLouis-Philippe … Continue reading Post Keynesians
see also > economic history daviskedrosky.substack.com 16-5-2022 The New Historical Economics is Self-Aware What does it do? Who is it for? - Davis Kedrosky amazon.co.uk 5-2021 The Handbook of Historical Economics Paperback – by Alberto Bisin, Giovanni Federico academia.edu/pdf 2022 Du Bois and Marx's Influence: Black Reconstruction by Andrew Douglas sup.org History in Financial Times … Continue reading historical economics – history of ideas&theory, institutional, interdisciplinary – phil of science , epistemology
see also monetary fiscal EU - state digital CBDC news - alt currencies digital crypto www - monetary - history politics theory up to 3-2023 updates below - later updates now here >Monetary policy, central banking, inflation targeting ft.com/ m 5-3-2023 Central banks need to show a bit more imagination - by Andy Haldane centralbanking.com … Continue reading Monetary fiscal US UK Can Fed BoE BoC Brazil
1999 guide designed to get America's youth interested in investing John Kay's "The Truth about Markets" and "Other Peoples' Money" I read as entertaining eye openers about real business, finance and government. His realist observations made for a wittily scathing critique of many of the ills now bundled into neoliberalism. Colliers and Kay's bete noir … Continue reading Individualism bankrupt. Greed dead. Say Collier and Kay.
You want to change the world? Save humanity from self-destruction? Whether or not you like Yanis Varoufakis, he does seem to have a big heart and possibly a bigger brain than most of us. Just his impressively imagined other banking system is stacked with app-to-date-details hard to keep up with. Don't be distracted by political … Continue reading ANOTHER NOW Dispatches from an Alternative Present by YANIS VAROUFAKIS
Mariana Mazzucato updates - “Mission Economy”, "The Big Con" - articles, interviews, reviews , videos - auch auf deutsch
degrowth updates here Décroissance, or degrowth, is a story of hope amidst adversity. Just like Xmas. Born of the adversities of a poisoned and plundered planet, degrowthers say "No! No More! Let's get out of the Old National Market Hall of Sickly Scarcity and into the New Global Banquet Hall of Happy Abundance... Yes, contrary … Continue reading DeGrowth or Décroissance anyone? (not just for Xmas)
hetero, post keynesian theguardian 3-2023 ‘Our staff members are social activists’: the university with a critical approach to economicsEconomist and best-selling author Ha-Joon Chang says that students at Soas University of London are encouraged to look at the failures of capitalism https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/edit/10.4324/9781315177731-8/introduction-critical-political-economy-multi-paradigmatic-setting-johannes-j%C3%A4ger Introduction to critical political economy in a multi-paradigmatic setting - By Johannes JägerBook … Continue reading MACRO next paradigm, hetero + pluralist
"Die Wertedebatte - Wie fünf Ökonominnen Wirtschaft und Politik neu verbinden." In einem erfrischenden Deutschlandfunk Artikel serviert Antje Schrupp einen gut sortierten Ausblick über den Tellerrand des wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Mainstreams. Sehr empfehlenswert! "Diese fünf Ökonominnen entrümpeln die Wirtschaftswissenschaften von alten Glaubenssätzen und entwickeln neue Theorien für das 21. Jahrhundert : Mariana Mazzucato, Kate Raworth, Esther … Continue reading Wiedergeburt der Politischen Oekonomie?
By Adam Martin https://www.econlib.org/library/Columns/y2020/Martinpointofview.html A Liberty Classic Book Review of The Economic Point of View: An Essay on the History of Economic Thought, by Israel Kirzner. Excerpts: The narrative arc of Kirzner’s biography of economic science is the gradual shift from the study of wealth to the logic of human action. Understanding economics as the … Continue reading What’s the Economist’s Point of View? Adam Martin
"Milanovic’s work is still the most detailed study of global inequality to date and should be read by all proponents of post-capitalist democracy..." Boris Frankel
Let it not be said that there is no German resistance to Black Zero Worship. Papers like DIE ZEIT have cast doubt on the wisdom of the Schwarze Null as far back as September : "If the SPD and Union agree on one issue, then this one: The black zero must stand. The ... Chancellor and her … Continue reading German Resistance
Jenseits der Synthesen des Mainstreams Anmerkungen zu Heiner Flassbeck's "Gescheiterte Globalisierung" (Rezensionen hier) One Man Island? Wenn man als einigermassen Angloliterturkundiger Hobby-Oekonom den Flassbeck Buchdeckel liest spürt man einen vorfreudigen Hoffnungsschimmer. Endlich mal ein deutscher Oekonom der die heutzutage sogar schon von Billionären kritisierte Verteilunsungerechtigkeiten mit Nicht-Mainstream Beiträgen mischt und dem deutschen Leser nahebringt? Denn bei … Continue reading Heiner Flassbeck – Gescheiterte Globalisierung – caw 2019
HETERO MACRO - Schwarze Null Widerstand - Deutsche Heteros und ökonomische Dissidenten siehe auch >DeGrowth auf Deutsch >Geldforschung >"Stupid German Money" zum Thema : Deutsche Ordo Ortho Oekonomie soziopolis/gg 3-2022 ..."...gerade der deutsche Diskurs zu Haushalts- und Geldpolitik scheint von den oben genannten geldtheoretischen Entwicklungen nahezu vollständig abgekoppelt. Die alte Bundesbank, seit den … Continue reading HETERO MACRO – Schwarze Null Widerstand
Expect nothing but a repeat variation of her 2012 Wolfgang Schäuble laudatio from consummate diplomat Christine Lagarde today. This is not the time to tell the Germans to get over their Schwarze Null fetish and spend money. Maybe there will be the odd softly spoken hint at clever new injection technology tunneling through southern debt mountains toward … Continue reading Lagarde Adagio Offuscato
"Inflation ... has left many observers scratching their heads as to why the current level ... does not match the current state of the real economy ..." said ex ECB board member Sabine Lautenschläger in a recent speech. The Economist discerns "strange new rules", devotes a special report to "The End of Inflation?" and concludes that inflation is … Continue reading Head Scratching Inflation