Posts Tagged ‘Kenneth Rogoff’

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    An Economic Lesson From Marie Antoinette’s Fashion Designer

    Aug 9, 11 • 495 Views • No Comments

    Rose Bertin was the 18th century Alexander McQueen. As Marie Antoinette’s personal fashion guru, she designed massively skirted ornate gowns and 3-foot high poufy hair styles. More than clothing, though, her designs embodied power, presence and......  [read more]

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    Debt Deja Vu

    Jun 9, 11 • 361 Views • No Comments

    Again, Greek debt was in the news. This time, though, the focus was other defaults. For as long as nations have existed, they have borrowed money and then been unable to repay it. The first report of Greece defaulting on her debt was during the fourth century......  [read more]