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Covid-19 Covid-19 Revisited Debate Financial Crisis General Heyak John Maynard Keynes Radio 4 Recession Uncategorised

Can we learn from the past?

The question for this blog; An exploration of the Keynes Vs Heyak debate hosted at the London School of Economics (LSE) and BBC Radio 4  in July 2011.  The debate was about the contrasting economic theories of the two economic thinkers, and what actions Governments could and did undertake to mitigate the financial crisis of […]

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Academic Article Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren John Maynard Keynes Technological Unemployment

What is Technological Unemployment?

The article under discussion was published in 1930, by John Maynard Keynes, called ‘Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren’ (1930) The first question is – Why would an article published in 1930 by an English economist be relevant now? Well to answer that, lets have a very short look at Keynes himself. Keynes was a respected […]