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Krugman Speaks Part III

Krugman speaks, the final act: “I was into Minsky before Minsky was cool.”

by Tom Streithorst / June 11, 2009


“Most of what we have been doing in macro for the past thirty years has been spectacularly useless.” In his third and final lecture, “The Night they Reread Minsky”, Paul Krugman confessed the failures of orthodox economics. 798 more words


Minsky raises an eyebrow

Jared Bernstein thinks he may see first signs of the US economy heading towards a new credit-bubble, and reminds us to be alert. In his words: 41 more words

The Minsky Moment

An old New Yorker piece by John Cassidy where he summarizes the main point of Hyman Minsky’s hypothesis:

There are basically five stages in Minsky’s model of the credit cycle: displacement, boom, euphoria, profit taking, and panic. 25 more words