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n+1: The Accidental Bricoleurs

Stumbleupon Review of : http://nplusonemag.com/the-accidental-bricoleurs " Who needs ontological security when you can be repeatedly 'liked' all day long?"

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Eurozine – Debt: The first five thousand years – David…

Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.eurozine.com/articles/2009-08-20-graeber-en.html What follows is a fragment of a much larger project of research on debt and debt money in human history. The first and overwhelming conclusion of this project is that in studying economic history, we … Continue reading

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Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.versobooks.com/FTP/Jump%20You%20Fuckers%202%203.pdf The Origins of the Crisis So we can’t adequately explain what happened with either the long view of human nature or with a close‐up on the finance sector in recent years. Nor should we overstate … Continue reading

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Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.santafe.edu/research/publications/workingpapers/97-10-080.pdf Path dependence refers to both those economic environments in which the history of shocks have long run consequences as well as those in which the shocks are merely persistent. The important feature in path dependent … Continue reading

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Macroeconomics’ crisis of irrelevance | vox – Research-based policy…

Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/3210 What this shows, not for the first time, is that models of the economy that incorporate the EMH – and this includes the complete markets core of the New Classical and New Keynesian macroeconomics – … Continue reading

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Only In It For The Gold: Can Computation Help Solve the Economic Crisis…

Stumbleupon Review of : http://initforthegold.blogspot.com/2009/01/can-computation-help-solve-new-economic.html From the page: “What we want is a huge system where the computational cost of each individual event is very small. And we want huge amounts of observational data to calibrate against them. And we … Continue reading

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BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | To market, to market

Stumbleupon Review of : http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7600357.stm Political correctness has long been condemned, often unfairly, for the absurdity of always saying person rather than man or woman, for trying to be polite to minorities, or for refusing to call anyone top of … Continue reading

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Stumbleupon Review of : http://bnarchives.yorku.ca/1/02/040813BN_Dominant_Capital_&_the_New_Wars_(1PageView).pdf In our view, the alternative is to think not of accumulation and power, but of accumulation as power. The Marxist belief, according to which surplus value is first `produced’ by industrial capitalists and then `redistributed’ … Continue reading

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Public Choice Theory, by Jane S. Shaw: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economic

Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/PublicChoiceTheory.html Public Choice Theory by Jane S. Shaw Public choice theory is a branch of economics that developed from the study of taxation and public spending. It emerged in the fifties and received widespread public attention … Continue reading

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Thinking about the liquidity trap

Stumbleupon Review of : http://web.mit.edu/krugman/www/trioshrt.html THINKING ABOUT THE LIQUIDITY TRAP Paul Krugman December 1999 We live in the Age of the Central Banker – an era in which Greenspan, Duisenberg, and Hayami are household words, in which monetary policy is … Continue reading

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