Imagine an economy without energy. Most economic theory ignores it, or at least downplays its influence. Steve keen is working with others to create a more realistic model.
Phil talks to Prof Steve Keen on the lies and misunderstands of the economics profession
Boris Johnson says he will introduce 10 free trade zones in the UK post Brexit. Will it create new opportunities or is it jus ta last ditch attempt to keep a few car plants running?
The EU is struggling right now. The Bundesbank has downgraded its 21019 GDP forecast from 1.6% down to 0.6%. The Italian government is being threatened for breaching the EU’s spending rules. Yellow vests protestors have been out on the streets of Paris for 31 weeks now, fighting against inequality. This week the European Central Bank meets to determine how to boost the bloc’s economic growth. But, Phil Dobbie asks Prof Steve Keen, isn’t it time for a fundamental rethink of how the EU is structured and operates? With reforms to the EU, would Brexit have been necessary?
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Steve Bannister talks through his climate model and how it shows that we need to find a new cheap source of energy, fast.
Is Germany ready to spend its way out of a recession? Is the US economy weakening further? What’s going wrong in New Zealand? Three questions put to @NAB’s Tapas Strickland on today’s Morning Call podcast. https://t.co/7QRCunyS7D