What We Read Today 23 April 2013

April 23rd, 2013
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The top of today's reading list has fifteen fatal fallacies of financial fundamentalism ........ and the last article discussess economics and ethics.

Follow up:

  • Bowles dismisses 'flaws' in favorite debt study (Erik Wasson, The Hill) Hat tip to Roger Erickson. Bowles: "But the fact that adding more leverage to a company or a not-for-profit or a government’s balance sheet does increase, risk and therefore increases the return that somebody is going to expect on their capital, is absolutely a fact.” What an astoundingly ill-informed false equivalency.
  • Economists afraid of ethics? (Rumplestatskin, Macro Business) Rumplestatskin is Cameron J. Murray who has contributed to Global Economic Intersection.

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