Tag Archives: Politics
A lot in economics depends on forecasting and number-crunching. When a certain positive interpretation of macro figures such as GDP forecasts, unemployment numbers, or interest rate future variations, becomes the only existing media narrative out there, one might conclude that … Continue reading
I’m no pro-German. The German boom does not impress me more than the average success story, and the German economic model based on a strong public sector along with strong market fundamentals is not one I particularly appreciate or long … Continue reading
Let me summarize my answer, NO. And anyone telling you this is under a political agenda or missing key economic concepts. These concepts are well-known. Practically no-one nowadays advocates a complete suppression of the government as a market regulator. I’ll … Continue reading
Regular day at work and thought of throwing a few lines. Today I woke up to discover hell unleashed on the French political scene. Jerome Cahuzac, France’s brilliant minister of finance, was charged with fiscal evasion. My personal opinion on … Continue reading
Stefan Molyneux in this relatively old video (NOV 2011, commenting the Greece Euro referendum) explains briefly what economic science and various other ideologies, including Libertarians, have predicted on the nation state and increase of income inequality. He then asks a question … Continue reading
Change the system, educate people to a democratic and economic culture, the politicians will follow.
In a post ‘Inequality, Evolution, & Complexity’ , Chris Dillow asks why has neoclassical economics neglected the study of poverty. It then presents a study that shows that governments are distancing themselves from the median voter who traditionally determines election results at … Continue reading