Tue, 25 November 2014
I wrap up all this political economy non-sense and reveal what happens when assumptions leak into the real world, causing otherwise intelligent reporters to make suggestions without realizing how disastrous the consequences might really be.
Direct download: From_GIGO_To_MEGO.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50pm EDT
Tue, 11 November 2014
This continues the primer on neoclassical economics, focusing on a few structural buffers that protect the orthodoxy from the heterodox threats that occasionally develop. Moneyed interests used advertising to protect their privileged positions.
Direct download: Non-Heterodox_Scientificity.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:44pm EDT
Tue, 4 November 2014
I present Part I of a primer concerning the history of economics as an academic discipline. I read from Henry George's "Progress and Poverty", an 1879 book that had far more of an impact on the United States and abroad than most people realize today.
Direct download: By_George.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:35pm EDT