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Exploring the Challenges Surrounding Central Banking Today

May 15, 2020

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Louis-Philippe Rochon takes a look at central bank challenges since the financial crisis of 2007 and again during the current Coronavirus pandemic today.

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The Failure of Economic Policy

July 29, 2016

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Economics-UmbrellaEconomics needs to get rid of its “dismal science” status, to really become a relevant scientific approach to understand and eventually solve the major socio-economic as well as geo-political issues of the contemporary world. Louis-Philippe Rochon and Sergio Rossi take a look at the way ahead. […]

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Elgar Debates: How to Promote a Global Economic Recovery? “It is pure fantasy to believe that anything but demand is the driving force of economic activity”

December 4, 2014

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What are the best economic policies to promote a global recovery?  Here, in the fourth letter of this debate, Louis-Philippe Rochon defends Keynesian theory and argues that austerity is causing great social as well as economic harm.

To follow this debate from the beginning, read Steve Kates’ first letter here.  Then read Louis-Philippe’s reply, and then Steve’s reply to Louis-Philippe.

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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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Co-operative Enterprise: a solution to contemporary economic problems. By Tim Mazzarol

July 17, 2014

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Well-designed co-operative business models that maintain a close eye on the creation and delivery of value to their members are among the most resilient of enterprises. Tim Mazzarol argues that with their focus on the economic and social development of their members, and their strong democratic principles, co-operatives offer an attractive solution to the current economic problems facing the world.

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