Friday, June 07, 2013

Haikus

These have been written by authors who have not acknowledged their authorship. (I have written many of them myself.)

John Maynard Keynes
Created Bretton Woods system
The theory works

Michal Kalecki
Macro with markup pricing
Empirical success

Nicholas Kaldor
Nonlinear business cycle
Generates chaos

Lorie Tarshis
Elements of Economics
Met McCarthyism

Richard Goodwin
Tenureless at Harvard
Among best of the best

John Kenneth Galbraith
The world listened
Not economists

Joan Robinson
Predicted stagflation
Bastard golden age

John Hicks
Renounced IS/LM
Post Keynesianism

Nicholas Kaldor
Defeated Milton Friedman
Endogenous money

Paul Davidson
Explains historical time
Nonergodicity

Post Keynesians
Kicked out of Rutgers
Alfred Eichner died

Wynne Godley
Invents Sectoral Balances
Predicts Crises

The genius of Keen
His splendid model
Remains unrecognized

Post Keynesianism
Destroyed Reinhardt and Rogoff
No surprises here

2 comments:

Steve Hummel said...

C. H. Douglas
Spotted problem and gave solution
Confidence to apply it only thing missing

Steve Hummel said...

C. H. Douglas
Spotted problem and gave solution
Confidence to apply it only thing missing