Thursday, April 13, 2017


  • Beatrice Cherrier suggests that Paul Samuelson originated the term "mainstream economics", in his textbook. (h/t I think I found this by Unlearning Economics's twitter feed.)
  • Jo Michell reviews The Econocracy, by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins.
  • On twitter, Cameron Murray finds, of the 46 who responded, 78% did not "learn about the Cambridge Capital Controversy at point in [their] degree".
  • In the Guardian, Kate Raworth argues that new economics is needed to replace the old economics and its foundation on false laws of physics.

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