Category: "macroeconomics"

The Economic Future of The Berkshires – A Reconsideration

January 14th, 2017
in macroeconomics

by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Editor's note:  While this analysis is specific to the Berkshires, it has elements in common with many rural areas in the U.S. that are experiencing economic retrenchment and population declines. more »

Basic Macroeconomics of Income Distribution Cannot Explain Today’s Rising Inequality

January 13th, 2017
in macroeconomics

I was recently looking over the debates surrounding the Pasinetti theorem and I thought it might be worth writing a few words on it. Pasinetti formulated his theorem — which is dealt with in detail in a fantastically thorough Wikipedia article — in 1962 in response to Nicholas Kaldor’s seminal paper Alternative Theories of Distribution. more »

Keynes’ Liquidity Preference Trumps Debt Deflation in 1931 and 2008

January 6th, 2017
in history, macroeconomics

I have pointed out before that the meaning of the term ‘liquidity trap’ has today become completely altered — with said alteration mainly coming from Paul Krugman’s bizarre redefinition which seems tied up with his idea about a natural rate of interest and the central bank being unable to hit this natural rate due to their coming up against the zero-lower bound. more »

Concordian Economics: An Overall View

January 2nd, 2017
in history, macroeconomics

Einstein said: "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." more »

John Hicks’ Book on Non-Ergodicity: A Forgotten Post-Keynesian Classic

December 30th, 2016
in history, macroeconomics

Lars Syll recently provided an interesting quote from John Hicks’ 1979 book Causality in Economics. I thought that what Hicks said made an awful lot of sense, so I got my hands on a copy of the book. I have only so far scanned the book but I think that it is something of a masterpiece and I hope that someone suggests more »




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