Tag Archives: Real World Economics

Beware What You Ask For: Peter Radford

Brilliant article in Real World Economics by Peter Radford on the current plutocratic mess: This has been a long and miserable time. Deluged daily by strange and almost surrealistic gyrations in Washington I decided to sit to one side and … Continue reading

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Karl Polanyi in Six Points by Asad Zaman

This is close to how I see economic history and our own situation. A brilliant summary by Asad Zaman in Real World Economics at https://rwer.wordpress.com/2018/02/17/polanyis-six-points/ Polanyi’s six points:     The analysis of Polanyi’s Great Transformation can be summarized in the … Continue reading

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Hope 101 by Peter Radford

Good post in Real World Economics this morning from Peter Radford (an economist): fundamental rule in studying economics: never do it without studying economic history. from Real World Economics: Hope 101? April 23, 2016 from Peter Radford “A nice way … Continue reading

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The story of the housing crash recession that politicians don’t want to tell by Dean Baker

I liked this article from Real World Economics by Dean Baker, mainly because it is data driven and uncovers in the process some interesting data, though I would have liked more numbers. The economy is certain to occupy center stage … Continue reading

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