Economics with Prof Steve Keen

uploaded by Prof Steve Keen:

  • The International Financial Architecture, 46.31 min, Nov 29, 2013: My speech to the Meeting of Finance Ministers of Latin America in Quito on November 29th 2013. I explain Keynes’s proposal for an international unit of account called the Bancor, and support Zhou Xiaochuan, the Governor of the Central Bank of China, in calling for its introduction. I also argue that Latin America should in the meantime develop its own unit of account for intra-CELAC trade;
  • Q & A: Olso talk on the failings of academic economics, 80.24 min, Oct 4, 2013: Over my 40 year career in economics, economics has declined from a mandatory 40% of most business degrees to just 4%, with that rump due solely to the compulsory economics unit required for certification as an accountant. Let’s reform economics by continuing its self-destruction as a University subject. Accountants, why not develop your own “Economics for Accounting” unit?
  • Keen Bordeaux 2013 Debt Deflation, 41.56 min, June 26, 2013: My keynote speech at the KEDGE Business School “Finance and Society” conference. I give a live demonstration of switching from a model of Loanable Funds to Endogenous Money in Minsky, as well as explaining and modeling Minsky’s Financial Instablity Hypothesis.

Links:

6 Signs Our Culture Is Sick With Greed, on AlterNet/Economy, by RJ Eskow, Nov 28, 2013: http://www.alternet.org/economy/6-signs-our-culture-sick-greed
More than ever, we seem infatuated with the fruits of unproductive greed. The love of money for money’s sake is the social disease of our time. We see it all around us: in the celebration of ill-gotten stock gains, public admiration for the heads of criminal banks, the words of Kanye West, in the commercialization of charity and even spirituality …;

The Great Corporate Tax Shift, Part 3, on ZCommunication, by Jack Rasmus, November 30, 2013.

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