Young and Jobless

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A graph published by the Guardian depicting youth unemployment in Europe.

Reinhart & Rogoff attaccano Krugman ma inciampano nei dati sull’Italia

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Originally posted on Keynes blog:
Si infiamma la polemica tra Paul Krugman da una parte  e Reinhart e Rogoff dall’altra. Al centro della discussione, proprio il nostro paese. Pubblichiamo un articolo comparso sul…

5 years of Troika

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Europe, 5 years later. It’s time to evaluate Troika’s work and the role it might have for the future of the EU. Jean Pisani-Ferry on Project Syndicate

A new way of thinking in economics

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Robert Johnson is the President of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). In this illuminating article he argues that a lot of people around the world are suffering because the economics profession… Continue reading

These 31 Charts Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity. No, wait…

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Here’s the story: Rob Wile of Business Insider has recently reported 31 charts that should make you feel happy about how things are going all around the world. This is quite a big… Continue reading

Penalty Shootouts and Game Theory

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Tonight’s the night of the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. Sometimes a final can be decided by the penalty shootouts lottery, like last year’s final won by Chelsea. Funny… Continue reading

That’s a ‘Depression’: Europe’s Double-Dip Is Officially Longer Than Its Great Recession

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“More austerity and less monetary stimulus were pretty horrible ideas. But Europeans seem to prefer to keep recreating the 1930s rather than learning anything from them”. This article shows that Europeans don’t want the recession to… Continue reading

What Stock to Buy? Hey, Mom, Don’t Ask Me

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Harvard economist Greg Mankiw argues there’s a short list of things economists actually know about stock markets despite the countless studies about them. And apparently, such list doesn’t make Mankiw’s mom completely satisfied. Go… Continue reading

Helicopter money as a policy option

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“Helicopter money” is the overt monetary financing of government deficits. This is an unconventional policy option that some economists are starting to consider as a possible solution to the persistently weak economic conditions in… Continue reading

Il ministro e il professore

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Diaologo fra un giovane turco al Governo e un economista che “Fa” Rumore dall’America. Due poli opposti che si attraggono..almeno per una volta..sarà merito del moderatore? Vai all’articolo.