Is there an optimum size for a country’s population – from an economic and ecological standpoint. I ask Prof Steve Keen.
Phil talks to Prof Steve Keen on the lies and misunderstands of the economics profession
Did your mum and dad teach you to save money rather than borrow? It was better to have cash than be in debt. I talk to Prof Steve Keen about how the last few decades have seen a total turnaround in that thinking.
Are we trying to apply theory developed for production-based economies, on economies driven by knowledge? It’s worse than that says Steve Keen.
The European economy seems to have found itself in sharp reverse, possibly heading into a continent-wide recession. Italy is already there, Greece has witnessed thousands leaving the country to find jobs, and the yellow vest protests show happy unhappy the French are. Then there’s Brexit, of course. In this edition of the Debunking Economics podcast, Phil Dobbie asks Prof Steve Keen how much we can blame the Euro for the perilous state of the European economy.
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Was Dutch economist Verdoorn right when he declared that people are productive when the economy is doing well? A positive spiral. Steve Keen says yes he was, but not necessarily for the right reasons.
It’s as though Fed’s John Williams didn’t say anything on Thursday. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril on how the expectation now is back to a 25 basis point cut from the Fed next week: https://t.co/aVwLbhTxWG
There's something quite annoying about someone as privileged as @Jacob_Rees_Mogg, with his references to (his) "nanny", referring constantly to those against Brexit as 'snowflakes' (on @lbc). No wonder satire is dead. It's the new reality. Lasted a minute before turning off.