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A focused study group for the discussion of economics and economic policy.
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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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"Among the many strange, unforeseen changes of the last year is a new respect for Keynesian economic theory."
"Among the many strange, unforeseen changes of the last year is a new respect for Keynesian economic theory."
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I was going to post this is Crypto community, but found it good for economy as well. "By this point, the question isn’t whether DeFi is going to become a major factor in the global economy but rather how creatively it will be developed and _...Read More_
I was going to post this is Crypto community, but found it good for economy as well. "By this point, the question isn’t whether DeFi is going to become a major factor in the global economy but rather how creatively it will be developed and _...Read More_
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"Washington politicians are betting that the national debt — which has soared from 40 to 100 percent of GDP since 2007 — can leap to 200 or 300 percent of GDP with no significant harm."
"Washington politicians are betting that the national debt — which has soared from 40 to 100 percent of GDP since 2007 — can leap to 200 or 300 percent of GDP with no significant harm."
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>"Hackers made off with a $37.5 million haul in the latest exploit using flash loans to target decentralized finance protocols."
>"Hackers made off with a $37.5 million haul in the latest exploit using flash loans to target decentralized finance protocols."
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"Like today, policy makers of the 1960s had bigger worries than prices. Then a spike crushed the economy."
"Like today, policy makers of the 1960s had bigger worries than prices. Then a spike crushed the economy."
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"Tunisia’s finance minister said he’s fully committed to taking unpopular steps to salvage the economy before resuming loan talks with the International Monetary Fund, just weeks after protests over entrenched unemployment and poverty _...Read More_
"Tunisia’s finance minister said he’s fully committed to taking unpopular steps to salvage the economy before resuming loan talks with the International Monetary Fund, just weeks after protests over entrenched unemployment and poverty _...Read More_
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Important article from Noah Smith. The people making policy quite simply have no idea how much spending (/borrowing) is too much. No one is in control.
Important article from Noah Smith. The people making policy quite simply have no idea how much spending (/borrowing) is too much. No one is in control.
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>"Saudi Arabia is tackling a deepening deficit, an international green transition drive that seeks to make its main export _...Read More_
>"Saudi Arabia is tackling a deepening deficit, an international green transition drive that seeks to make its main export _...Read More_
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>"This has advantages—and risks"
>"This has advantages—and risks"
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"Bitcoin is booming, but it won’t replace the dollar—yet."
"Bitcoin is booming, but it won’t replace the dollar—yet."
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[https://dailyhodl.com/2021/01/14/economic-uncertainty-spells-good-things-for-defi-in-2021/](https://dailyhodl.com/2021/01/14/economic-uncertainty-spells-good-things-for-defi-in-2021/) "Unlike some of the more isolated instances of economic uncertainty experienced in recent history, we are currently living through a global period of _...Read More_
[https://dailyhodl.com/2021/01/14/economic-uncertainty-spells-good-things-for-defi-in-2021/](https://dailyhodl.com/2021/01/14/economic-uncertainty-spells-good-things-for-defi-in-2021/) "Unlike some of the more isolated instances of economic uncertainty experienced in recent history, we are currently living through a global period of _...Read More_
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"The debt level, both current and anticipated in 2021, is worrisome but not likely to trigger an immediate problem. The new spending does raise the question of when our debt will be a serious problem. Economists are not very good at _...Read More_
"The debt level, both current and anticipated in 2021, is worrisome but not likely to trigger an immediate problem. The new spending does raise the question of when our debt will be a serious problem. Economists are not very good at _...Read More_
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"The economic ideas that once fueled deficit mythbusters and provided hope for a pandemic recovery have spawned a vibrant political subculture."
"The economic ideas that once fueled deficit mythbusters and provided hope for a pandemic recovery have spawned a vibrant political subculture."
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>"Republicans like to mock Modern Monetary Theory — the idea that government can print money with impunity, that government can spend _...Read More_
>"Republicans like to mock Modern Monetary Theory — the idea that government can print money with impunity, that government can spend _...Read More_