How Economists Facilitated the Crisis and Must Now Be Held Accountable

kristy Reforming Global Finance

This article is part I of III, of Mr. Zarlenga’s address at the Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting in NYC on February 26th, 2011. Listen to it here. The ongoing financial crisis presents a rare opportunity for monetary and banking reform. There’s no denying that the present “Economics Regime” has …

Happy Anniversary, Mr. Keynes: Victoria Chick and Ann Pettifor

kristy Reforming Global Finance

From the Publication of Bloomberg Opinion Never has a book on economics been so anticipated. John Maynard Keynes’s “The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money” was published 75 years ago today. Back then, there were queues outside the Economists’ Bookshop in Houghton Street, London. Opening hours had to be …