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Monthly Archives December 2011

What Really Caused the Eurozone Crisis?

Posted by admin
December 29, 2011

World leaders probably spent more time worrying about the eurozone crisis than anything else in 2011. And that was in the year that featured the Arab Spring, the Japanese tsunami and the death of Osama Bin Laden. What’s more, 2012 looks set to be not much different. But as eurozone governments hammer out new rules […]

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China’s Hard Landing and Hayek

December 28, 2011

A few days ago, Paul Krugman defended the position that “Friedrich Hayek is not an important figure in the history of macroeconomics.” This triggered quite a few reactions (here, here, here, here and here). Anyone familiar with the general aspects on the history of economic thought will find Krugman’s defense odd. To deny the relevance […]

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Oh, Nigel! “The Euro is a Failure”

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
December 28, 2011

Bombastic European Speaker Nigel Farage MEP, UKIP, Co-President of the EFD Group in the European Parliament (Europe of Freedom and Democracy) shows American representatives how it should be done.  He attacks the failed currency union, unelected bureaucrats, and buying debt with debt.  People would actually tune in to C-Span if we had this kind of entertainment […]

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