Tag Archives: Ben Bernanke

America really is nothing like Denmark… | #DemDebate, Optimism vs. #Neoliberalism on Blog#42

Hillary Clinton took swipes at both Bernie Sanders and Denmark in last night’s debate Continue reading America really is nothing like Denmark… | #DemDebate, Optimism vs. #Neoliberalism on Blog#42

Oh, Ben! Ben Bernanke calls Bernie Sanders a conspiracy theorist | #GreatRecession fallout on Blog#42

In his recently published book, “The Courage to Act,” Ben Bernanke calls Bernie Sanders a conspiracy theorist. Really.  Continue reading Oh, Ben! Ben Bernanke calls Bernie Sanders a conspiracy theorist | #GreatRecession fallout on Blog#42

Jared Bernstein: Full Employment, Trade Deficits, and the Savings Glut:

A Fascinating Debate in the Macro Blogosphere
Jared Bernstein | On the Economy  |   April 2nd, 2015

The macro blogosphere is on fire, as Bernanke, Summers, and Krugman are having a fascinating discussion that starts with secular stagnation (persistently weak demand, even in expansions), adds a strong dose of international trade with an emphasis on the Bernanke savings glut observations, and thus speaks to a lot of what we think about here at OTE.

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Jared Bernstein: CBPP Forum: Full Employment

Our full employment event…the video!

March 31st, 2015 at 10:14 am

Watch it here, where ‘it’ is the event CBPP ran yesterday for our full employment project. Ben Bernanke–now a fellow blogger(!)–gave a great keynote speech wherein he made a connection that I view as very important: adding an international dimension to the secular stagnation discussion.

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