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Steve Keen is an Australian economist and author. He considers himself a post-Keynesian, criticising neoclassical economics as inconsistent, unscientific and empirically unsupported.
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Can It Happen Again? book cover
Can It Happen Again?
Essays on Instability and Finance (Routledge Classics)
Hyman Minsky - 2016-04-07 (first published in 1982)
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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...
Steve Keen
@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
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The Coming Plague
Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
Laurie Garrett - 1995-09-30 (first published in 1994)
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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...
Steve Keen
@ItzSmiT @Laurie_Garrett Nothing much, apart from write an impeccably researched book 26 years ago on precisely what we're experiencing right now      source
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Dynamic Economic Systems
A Post Keynesian Approach
John M. Blatt - 1983-04-01
The future of the Common Law judicial system in Hong Kong depends on the perceptions of it by Hong Kong's Chinese population, judicial developments prior to July 1, 1997, when Hong Kong passes from British to Chinese control, and the Basic Law. These critical issues are addressed in this book. The future of the Common Law judicial system in Hong Ko...
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Mathematician John Blatt’s brilliant and accessible book Dynamic Economic Systems, long out of print, is now available on Kindle. Buy it now! @rethinkecon @UnlearnEcon @SussexPEAS @S_D_Society @Limits2Growth @Lprochon @PostCrashEcon      source
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A Brief History of Doom
Two Hundred Years of Financial Crises (Haney Foundation Series)
Richard Vague - 2019-05-24
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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...
Steve Keen
@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