Posts Tagged ‘FDR’

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    Deficit Deal Primer

    Nov 1, 11 • 248 Views • No Comments

    In 1934, after meeting with John Maynard Keynes, FDR said that he “liked him immensely” but groaned that he talked like a “mathematician.” Keynes’s advice to FDR? Described by Sylvia Nasar in Grand Pursuit, increase deficit...  [read more]

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    FDR and Obama: Similar or Different?

    Aug 26, 10 • 287 Views • No Comments

    If this were 1930 or 1931, you would think you were experiencing a cyclical downturn–not a Great Depression. In an econtalk interview, Stanford’s David Kennedy begins this way, placing the listener in a contemporary context. Instead of looking...  [read more]