Yes but no. I’ve already spent too much time here today, so I will simply link the articles of this 3rd Sunday bites:
It has been a while…now I’m in thesis modus, and drowning in papers, books etc. Short reviews will help me to organize my ideas and may be of use to somebody else. So, let us start with Mark Blyth’s Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015), which I recommend as a thorough overview of the idea of austerity, especially to readers who are not familiar with economics as well as to economics freshmen, given the non-technical language.
Study time has begun: macro is waiting!! Still, here are this week’s Sunday bites: Moral Issues; Skidelsky’s helicopter money; Trump is a symptom; Money, Homo oeconomicus, and other myths. Continue reading
In a normal week I, like many, bump into lots of interesting and worthwhile materials; from now on, I’ll try to link my week’s favourites each Sunday, my “Sunday bites”. Today we’ve
Today we’ve Where does Post-Keynesian economics come from?, We are all protectionist and Paul Krugman vs. DSGE models (fun). Continue reading
I’m currently in the UK at the University of Warwick for my six months Erasmus, really thrilling experience, really good teaching quality (have an awesome Econometrics1 Professor!) and a very vibrant environment with tons of conferences and seminars.
Yesterday evening I attended two of these one-hour conferences in a row: one held by the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, Sir Nicholas Macpherson, the other by economic historian Nick Craft. Some very quick thought about the first one, because understanding what’s going on in policymakers’ heads is key – and quite discomforting in this case.