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Piet Keizer on the Bump, Bust, Bump Movie

Piet Keizer on the Bumb, Bust, Bump movie Tuschinski Theater, Amsterdam Tuesday 26 may, 16.00 h. première! The movie is about the incapability of neoclassically educated economists to foresee the financial crisis 2008, and it deals with the problems of … Continue reading

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ECONOMICS AS AN (IN)DEPENDENT SCIENCE

ESSAYS IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY ECONOMICS, NO.2 Economics as an (In)dependent Science Introduction Science has always been heavily influenced by the ideologies and interests of people. Although this phenomenon is unavoidable, it makes sense to reduce it as much as possible. When … Continue reading

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Analysis Without Synthesis Makes The World Fall Apart

Piet Keizer (2015), Analysis Without Synthesis Makes The World Fall Apart, Essays on Multidisciplinary Economics, 1, 2015; http://www.Pietkeizer.com  Introduction The history of scientific method is characterized by many methodological divides. As soon as someone makes a distinction between A and … Continue reading

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POST-CRISIS ECONOMICS

Piet Keizer, Multidisciplinary Economics, A Methodological Account, Oxford University Press, May, 2015.   Post-crisis Economics When the global economy was hit by a severe financial crisis, mainstream economists were surprised. The global financial system appeared very fragile, especially in the … Continue reading

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SYRIZA, AN OPPORTUNITY FOR GREECE AND EUROPE

Syriza, an Opportunity for Greece ánd Europe Introduction It might be historic, the victory of Syriza in the Greek elections of 25 January 2015. It offers Greece and Europe the chance to break the trend of ineffective neoliberal policies, as … Continue reading

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THE ECB SUPPORTS BANKS, NOT THE ECONOMY

The ECB supports banks, not the economy Introduction Recently the ECB announced a new round of quantitative easing (QE): the ECB buys large volumes of (bad) financial paper, so as to improve the financial situation of banks. By doing this … Continue reading

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