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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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Meanwhile, In the Media

I’m a bit busy today but there are a few interesting things in the media this week that I wanted to highlight. First of all is a piece by me on research being done in University College London (UCL) about … Continue reading

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Against Gold-Buggism: The September Issue of The New Internationalist

The September issue of The New Internationalist is in shops now. The theme is all about the rise of gold on both the right and left of the political spectrum. It includes a piece by me on the economics of … Continue reading

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