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Elgar Debates: How to Promote a Global Economic Recovery? “Markets… have been the single most liberating institution in possibly the entire history of the human race”

November 27, 2014

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What are the best economic policies to promote global recovery?  In the third letter of our new Elgar Debates series, Steve Kates challenges Louis-Philippe Rochon’s proposed strategy for economic stimulus, and suggests that the market is the best tool to develop recovery.

To follow this debate, begin at the bottom of the page by reading Steve’s first letter, and then Louis-Philippe’s reply.

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Elgar Debates: How to Promote a Global Economic Recovery? The Keynesian vs. Free Market approach

November 13, 2014

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What are the best economic policies to promote global recovery?  In the first of a series of exchanges, Steven Kates, Associate Professor of Economics at RMIT University, tries to persuade Louis-Philippe Rochon, Associate Professor at Laurentian University and Founding Co-editor of the Review of Keynesian Economics, that Keynesian theory just makes economic problems worse.

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Who’s Afraid of Free Market Economics? By Steven Kates

October 23, 2014

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As the Second Edition of Free Market Economics: an Introduction for the General Reader has just been published, author Dr Steven Kates tells us why his textbook is still unique.

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