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UK and global economic prospects: some alternative scenarios

How should we view the UK’s recent economic performance and prospects for the next decade? A recent paper, published by the Cambridge Centre for Business Research (CBR) at the Judge Business School is more pessimistic than the forecasts of the independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). 1,087 more words

Political Economy

Hyman Minsky's contribution to economics: a book review

Here is a link to my review of the recently published book Why Minsky Matters by L. Randall Wray, posted on the Rethinking Economics website. Anyone who wants a better understanding of the Great Financial Crisis needs to be familiar with Minsky’s ideas. 47 more words

Political Economy

'Keynesian' deficit spending: wrong and ineffective?

“Keynesian deficit spending makes sense – but over and over again it has not worked.” A recent article by James Bartholomew in the right-wing Spectator… 878 more words

Government Policy

Central Banks – Ah Aaaaahhh! – Saviours of the Universe?

Macro Letter – No 48 – 29-01-2016

Central Banks – Ah Aaaaahhh! – Saviours of the Universe?

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End of Trisem#2

Yesterday was end of 2nd trimester. I still have 7 more such trisemester before end of MBA.

Following are subjects for this trisem.

  1. Entrepreneurship (2Credit)
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Summary of Trimester#2

Today was class-education courses for trimester. Here is my rating of various subjects and their books offered and take away from this course.

  1. Macroeconomics – Well taught by Professor Dr.
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George gets his excuses in early

The UK finance minister, or Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, warned in a speech this week that the UK economy faced a ‘cocktail’ of risks this year from developments abroad.  640 more words

Political Economy