“In the long run, we are all dead.” – John Maynard Keynes
For 50 years there has been an effort to find an alternative to or discredit Keynesianism in economics but more so in politics.1,744 more words
Preparations for the launch of 45 Square and its companion journals 44 Square and 46 Square are gathering pace. The event will take place on Thursday June 4th in the Keynes Library at number 46 Gordon Square, and the attendance of a significant number of publishing industry insiders is anticipated, along with staff and students from Birkbeck’s BA in Creative Writing. 126 more words
John Maynard Keynes was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments. He built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and he is widely considered to be one of the most influential economists of the 20th century and a founder of modern macroeconomics. 795 more words
Many Americans oppose Keynesianism(I do too), but if we’re going to have it anyway… how could it be made to work best? Even something deeply flawed has varying levels of functionality. 1,400 more words
“Paul Romer’s Case for Ad Hominem,” by Arnold Kling.
We are moving toward a 20-hour work week. It is mostly unintentional, but it is happening nonetheless. This gives us an opportunity to make a 20-hour work week the standard, which potentially would improve the country in numerous ways and put us at the forefront of advanced nations. 855 more words