Posts tagged: Economics

It’s Keynes v. Hayek

By , February 11, 2011 10:09 pm

An Economic Lesson You May Understand

By , February 11, 2011 9:44 pm

I showed this video on Quantitative Easing to my American Government students last night prior to our scheduled showing of the movie Absence of Malice. It’s a little over 7 minutes long. By minute 3 they were laughing out loud. It may be the first time they understood economics, something Amity Shlaes discusses in her Forbes piece, Economics by Cartoon.

Most Influential Economists of the Last Decade?

By , February 9, 2011 9:39 am

Interesting list from The Economist. Among dead economists, Adam Smith gets two votes, Friedrich Hayek receives one, and Milton Friedman gets a mention.

What’s Your Political Philosophy?

By , November 15, 2010 4:22 pm

Apparently, I’m a Libertarian:

What about you?

Keynes? Is that to the north or south of the Big Island?

By , November 2, 2010 10:11 am

Without comment:

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