Economics profession aloof, irrelevant and impotent – director of new economic think-tank

kristy Beyond GDP

Embargo: 4th February 2011. Contact: Georgia Lee: 07748565958 [email protected] www.primeeconomics.org (site will go live on Friday, 4th February, 2011) To coincide with the 75th anniversary of the publication of Keynes’s General Theory, a new think-tank is launched today: Policy Research in MacroEconomics (PRIME). Ann Pettifor, a director and co-founder of …

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 …

The Lights Go Out on Last U.S. Plant for Incandescents

kristy Green Prosperity

The Lights Go Out on Last U.S. Plant for Incandescents The closure of a light bulb factory highlights the gap between new energy standards and manufacturer’s strategies, says Andrew Hall. Has Google’s Green Strategy Begun To Make Sense? Artificial intelligence, yes. Everything else, no. Glass Expert Corning Joins Fortune 500 …

Greenspan wins Dynamite Prize in Economics

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, News You Need

New Prize in Economics to Greenspan, Summers for Dynamiting the Global Economy! Sent by our good friend Patrick Bond. – Editor For Immediate Release 22 February 2010 *Alan Greenspan *has been judged the economist most responsible for causing the Global Financial Crisis. He and 2^nd and 3rd place finishers *Milton …