Tag Archives: John Maynard Keynes

What Happened to Robin Hood?

Popular Economics Weekly Graph: Mother Jones The Brits in particular must be wondering what happened to Robin Hood, the legendary champion of the poor, who robbed the rich to give to the poor during medieval times when nobles ruled their … Continue reading

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Econ Robert Shiller’s Nobel Prize a Big Win

Popular Economics Weekly Although much of what Yale economist Robert Shiller writes is about the importance of financial markets, he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for studying how financial markets misbehave. He is a pioneer in the new … Continue reading

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David Stockman’s Crony Capitalism

Popular Economics Weekly Paul Krugman is being too gentle with David Stockman, whose recent New York Times ‘rant’ glorifies the gold standard and denigrates government for standing in the way of putting “free markets and genuine wealth creation back into … Continue reading

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Taxes Shouldn’t Be the Main Worry

Financial FAQs Economist and British Lord John Maynard Keynes opined in the 1930s that in the end we are all dead, so why worry too much about anything else? Well, this particular election year there is something else worrying both … Continue reading

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