Category Archives: Academic Left

Self-proclaimed “Real World” Economists Here to Save Us

The message: from austerity to prosperity April 25, 2015Editor from Asad Zaman Modern history is largely driven by the battle of the rich (top 0.01%) against the masses (bottom 90%). Over the past few decades, the rich have been tremendously successful … Continue reading

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The Fall And Rise Of U.S. Inequality, In 2 Graphs

The Fall And Rise Of U.S. Inequality, In 2 Graphs FEBRUARY 11, 2015 1:05 PM ET QUOCTRUNG BUI Twitter Since World War II, inequality in the U.S. has gone through two, dramatically different phases. In the first phase, known as … Continue reading

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“On the use and misuse of theories and models in economics”

“Is there anything worth keeping in standard microeconomics?” April 14, 2015Edward Fullbrook from Edward Fullbrook For me three economists stand out historically as having been the most effective at building resistance to the dominance of scientism in economics.  Keynes of … Continue reading

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