Tag Archives: John Maynard Keynes

A bit on bitcoin

Read my piece “Bitcoin Is as Good as Gold. That’s Bad” in today’s in Slate.

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Alan Meltzer’s straw “Keynesian”

Remember when “liberal” became the insult of choice among Republicans? Apparently, “Keynesian” has now taken on that status for Republican economists.  Never mind that Keynesian is ill-defined (old Keynesian?  new Keynesian?  the Keynesian part of the neoclassical synthesis?)–making Keynesian a … Continue reading

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