Posts Tagged ‘John Maynard Keynes’

  • Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan Issues

    Election Economics: Obama’s Keynesian Message

    Sep 17, 12 • 553 Views • No Comments

    Comparing Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan economics, people name John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich von Hayek. Having looked at Hayek several weeks ago, let’s turn to Keynes now. During 1934, with unemployment high and production low, British economist John...  [read more]

  • Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan Issues

    Election Economics: Meeting Paul Ryan’s Economic Muse

    Aug 13, 12 • 403 Views • 2 Comments

    People tend to ask, “Who??” when Friedrich von Hayek is named as Paul Ryan’s economic muse. Our purpose right now is to get to know some Hayek basics to see what Ryan brings to the Romney/Ryan candidacy. Austrian born, a naturalized British...  [read more]

  • The Congress and the Deficit

    A New Kind of Keynesian?

    Apr 2, 12 • 355 Views • No Comments

    Reading about John Maynard Keynes’s investing acumen in last Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, I wondered whether being a Keynesian could involve more than your attitude about the role of government. So, as a teacher, I created this “Am I a...  [read more]

  • The Congress and the Fiscal Cliff

    A Clunker Stimulus?

    Feb 15, 12 • 311 Views • No Comments

    It would be so nice if we could say, “Yes, the 2009 stimulus was a good idea,” or “No, it was not.” Instead, the debate continues. Discussing his new book, journalist Michael Grabell tells us that we are unnecessarily dividing...  [read more]

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    Boomerang Households

    Dec 2, 11 • 223 Views • No Comments

    The “boomeranger” has returned. A Pew Research Survey found that 13% of all households are composed of parents with adult children who moved away and then returned home. Pew’s respondents say the economy was the reason these...  [read more]