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What the Mafia teaches about fiscal policy

What’s the impact of fiscal policy on GDP growth? That’s one of the most …


Filed under Economic Policy, Financial Crisis, General Economics

The contemporary Keynes – why "The Economist" is wrong

Who are the most important economists of our times? “The Economist” published a rather odd ranking. Continue reading


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Is there an exit anywhere?

Central banks are heavily using “unconventional monetary policy” in their desperate fight against the economic crisis. How should an exit policy look like and when should it be applied? On their search for guidance several economists have been looking at historical precedents. Their conclusions are two-edged. Continue reading

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Filed under Financial Crisis, Monetary Policy