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New Review of My Book

A nice review of my book by Marc Morgan has appeared in American Affairs. Morgan works with Thomas Piketty at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics. He is doing interesting work on profit accounting and determination. … Continue reading

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How Far Can We Push This Thing? Some Optimistic Reflections on the Potential For Economic Experimentation

Readers are probably aware that there is quite a lot of discussion of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and the potential for fiscal experimentation batting around at the moment. Others have weighed in on this already, and I have little to … Continue reading

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Some Reviews of My Book

I have come across two academic reviews of my book which can be found here and here. There is also a nice popular review in the Irish Times that can be found here.

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2017 Presentation on Ireland

My 2017 presentation on Ireland and the Eurozone has been uploaded to YouTube. See the previous post for the link to the full conference, which includes the Q&A.

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Presentation on the Irish Economy

On Monday of this week I gave a presentation on the current state of the Irish economy at a conference on the future of Europe at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. My presentation begins around the 33 minute mark … Continue reading

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Book Launch in Parliament Earlier This Year

On Tuesday 16th of March 2017 Robert Skidelsky and I launched my book The Reformation in Economics in the Clement Attlee room in the House of Lords. It has taken some time to upload these videos of Robert’s and my comments. … Continue reading

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To What Extent Is Economics an Ideology and to What Extent Is It a Useful Theory?

By Philip Pilkington, a macroeconomist working in asset management and author of the new book The Reformation in Economics: A Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Economic Theory. The views expressed in this interview are not those of his employer Ever since the … Continue reading

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Why the Pollsters Totally Failed to Call a Trump Victory, Why I (Sort Of) Succeeded – and Why You Should Listen to Neither of Us

The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the views of his employer.   The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States will likely go down in history for any number … Continue reading

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Achtung! My Book is Coming Out Soon: Here Is a Brief Overview and Some Media Links

  Hi everyone – or, at least, whoever is left out there. As you probably know, this blog has been shut down since October 2014 and I have pretty much fallen off the face of the planet. Actually I’ve been … Continue reading

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How Do Capitalist Firms Grow?

I’m currently reading Marc Lavoie’s new book Post-Keynesian Economics: New Foundations. This really is the defining text of Post-Keynesian economics today. Anyone who is really interested in Post-Keynesian economics should try to get their hands on it. It is a … Continue reading

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