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2011-01-03 13:05:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "New Captains of Industry" (www.blogtalkradio.com/newcaptainsofindustry/) today announced the availability of an audio economic roundtable hosted on December 30, 2010 by market commentator, institutional fund manager and Chairman of the National Eagles and Angels Association, George Jarkesy. During this fascinating roundtable, Jarkesy engaged economists L. Randall Wray, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of...

2010-09-10 07:00:00

TORONTO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ - The central banking and political world are up in arms about a planned John Maynard Keynes book burning. The burning was announced by Jeff Berwick, Chief Editor of The Dollar Vigilante, to take place on December 23, the anniversary of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. The plan is to burn of a copy of John Maynard Keynes, The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money. Organizer, Jeff Berwick, said: "We must send a clear message to the radical element of...

2009-07-23 16:52:14

Nearly half of Americans say the economic-stimulus plan has done nothing to improve the economy, a poll released Thursday suggests Even more, 64 percent, said the stimulus plan has had no effect on their family's financial situation, the Gallup poll found, and a fifth said the plan has worsened the nation's economy. Looking ahead, 48 percent said they believe the stimulus will eventually improve the economy, but only 35 percent said they think the plan will improve their family's financial...

2008-12-01 12:35:36

A U.S. stimulus package that spent directly on projects would have a multiplying benefit on the economy, a prominent economist has said. Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Economy.com said every dollar spent on projects generates $1.50 in economic output, The New York Times reported Monday. Dollars spent on projects turn into salaries, which are spent in stores. The stores then hire workers to keep up with the increased business, creating a multiplier effect, the Times said. A stimulus...

2008-10-11 03:00:07

By Henry, John F The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why it Matters, by Diane Coyle. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press. 2007. Hardcover: ISBN 13: 978-0-691-12513-8, $27.96. 277 pages. There are two good reasons why every reader of this journal should peruse this book. First, it is a very good introduction to work now being done by "mainstream" economists that (ostensibly) departs from the rather sterile output previously generated by "neoclassical" economists,...

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