keynes

  • July 19, 2013   BY Benn Steil  

    John Maynard Keynes revolutionized economic theory to show that government intervention can stabilize economies. Photo courtesy of Tim Gidal/Picture Post/Getty Images. Paul Solman: It is the anniversary of the fateful Bretton Woods monetary conference that took place in New Hampshire … Continue reading

  • July 19, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    By Benn Steil John Maynard Keynes revolutionized economic theory to show that government intervention can stabilize economies. Photo courtesy of Tim Gidal/Picture Post/Getty Images. Paul Solman: It is the anniversary of the fateful Bretton Woods monetary conference that took place … Continue reading

  • December 20, 2012   BY Paul Solman  

    Paul Solman: On Thursday’s NewsHour, a cerebral celebration of holiday shopping, courtesy of Rutgers University economic and intellectual historian James Livingston, author of the fascinating pro-consumption book “Against Thrift.” Pitted against Livingston as counter-point is an anti-spending video from old … Continue reading

  • September 6, 2012   BY Paul Solman  

    Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on the Making Sen$e page. Here is Thursday’s query: Name: Brian Christopher Question: Hi, Paul. Just read your post on Keynes vs. Say’s Law. Thanks … Continue reading

  • May 4, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Wednesday’s query: Name: Hillhopper Question: I just listened to a business executive on TV say that the … Continue reading

  • May 2, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Late last week the makers of the 2009 rap video “‘Fear the Boom and Bust’ a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem” came out with a follow-up: “Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two”. John Maynard Keynes died in … Continue reading

  • May 2, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Late last week the makers of the 2009 rap video “‘Fear the Boom and Bust’ a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem” came out with a follow-up: “Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two”. John Maynard Keynes died in … Continue reading

  • April 28, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    “We’ve been going back and forth for a century.” So began an economics rap between two long-dead English economists, interventionist John Maynard Keynes and governmentophobe Friedrich Hayek that went viral. The rap’s dress rehearsal debuted on the NewsHour back in … Continue reading

  • April 28, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    “We’ve been going back and forth for a century.” So began an economics rap between two long-dead English economists, interventionist John Maynard Keynes and governmentophobe Friedrich Hayek that went viral. The rap’s dress rehearsal debuted on the NewsHour back in … Continue reading

  • April 28, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Today marks the release of a second Keynes versus Hayek video. We’ll be linking to it and channeling Lord Keynes on the subject of the budget later this afternoon. Stay tuned.

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