Steve Keen is an Australian economist and author. He considers himself a post-Keynesian, criticising neoclassical economics as inconsistent, unscientific and empirically unsupported.
3 books on this list
Unpurified drinking water. Improper use of antibiotics. Local warfare. Massive refugee migration. Changing social and environmental conditions around the world have fostered the spread of new and potentially devastating viruses and diseases—HIV, Lassa, Ebola, and others. Laurie Garrett takes you on a fifty-year journey through the world's battles w...
@ItzSmiT @Laurie_Garrett Nothing much, apart from write an impeccably researched book 26 years ago on precisely what we're experiencing right now – source
Steve KeenJun 21, 2020
This book is also recommended byJonathan Eisen
Financial crises happen time and again in post-industrial economies--and they are extraordinarily damaging. Building on insights gleaned from many years of work in the banking industry and drawing on a vast trove of data, Richard Vague argues that such crises follow a pattern that makes them both predictable and avoidable.A Brief History of Doom ex...
@Vivantive @AnnPettifor @rethinkecon @PostCrashEcon @PositiveMoneyUK @PrivateDebtProj Great content too, and excellent prose. Richard writes beautifully and pungently. As well as being a successful banker, he established @delanceyplace, a book reader's delight. – source
Steve KeenMay 08, 2019
In the winter of 1933, the American financial and economic system collapsed. Since then economists, policy makers and financial analysts throughout the world have been haunted by the question of whether "It" can happen again. In 2008 "It" very nearly happened again as banks and mortgage lenders in the USA and beyond collapsed. The disaster sent eco...
@nonparibus @FrancoB411 That would be great. Let's DM. BTW that's Minsky's worst book. Leave it on the shelf and get "Can 'It' Happen Again?" instead. – source
Steve KeenJul 15, 2020