Category Archives: Multidisciplinairy Economics

IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE NEOLIBERAL STRATEGY?

Is There An Alternative To the Neoliberal Strategy? Dr. Piet Keizer, Associate Professor of Economic Methodology, Utrecht University School of Economics, November, 2017 There may be a time when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be … Continue reading

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HAYEK, KEYNES, AND FRIEDMAN ABOUT THE EUROZONE

Hayek, Keynes and Friedman about the Crisis in the Eurozone Introduction The financial crisis of 2008 pushed the world economy into a depression. After a year or so many economies, such as those of the BRIC-countries, recovered; the eurozone, however, … Continue reading

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Maurice Obstfeld as the New Chief-economist of the IMF – What Can We Expect From Him?

Maurice Obstfeld as the new Chief Economist of the IMF – what can we expect from him? Introduction In the period 2006-2008 the IMF was confronted with its most serious challenge. Previous problems were all local, and the task of … Continue reading

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GREECE AND DEMOCRACY

GREECE AND DEMOCRACY The Greek people are proud of being the inventors of democracy. This concept refers to self-governance on all levels of society. At the moment the economic problems are very difficult to solve, and society is at the … 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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