September 11, 2018

“Get ready for here I come”

(Temptations) In the discussion, “Is the world ready for the next downturn”? Thomas Mayer, former Deutsch Bank Chief-Economist, points out: As long as Keynesian economics is the shared mental model of most economists and almost all central bankers and politicians, we proceed from one financial crisis to another. The list is already fairly long: the stock market crash of 1987, the savings and loan crisis of the early 1990s, the bond market crash of 1994, the emerging market crisis of 1998, the dot.com crash of 2000–2003, and the financial crisis of 2007–2008. The list will only end when economists and… Read More

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