Month: August 2017

Bitcoin and the Future of Money

How does Bitcoin work, and will it ever be anything other can a vehicle for speculators?

Will cheaper energy drive growth?

Economic growth is dependent on the efficient use of energy. So, if energy is cheaper, will economies grow faster?

The Perils of Population Growth

Do we need population growth to enjoy economic growth? For many countries immigration seems to be the only way forward – remember the Big Australia policy?

Is Economics a Science? Really?

Steve Keen says economics can be a science, if economists behaved like scientists – that means recognising anomalies and adjusting their theories accordingly.

Laissez Faire Go Mate

How seriously should we take the laissez fare approach in the twenty first century. The answer, it seems, is that maybe the big government approach has gone a little too far.

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