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    • Zombie Economics

    • How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us
    • By: John Quiggin
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    In the graveyard of economic ideology, dead ideas still stalk the land. The recent financial crisis laid bare many of the assumptions behind market liberalism--the theory that market-based solutions are always best, regardless of the problem. For decades, their advocates dominated mainstream economics, and their influence created a system where an unthinking faith in markets led many to view speculative investments as fundamentally safe.

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    • Against recent increases in inequality

    • By Philo on 11-21-15

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    • What Bitcoin Reveals About Financial Markets

    • By: John Quiggin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The spectacular increase and recent plunge in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have raised concerns that the bursting of the Bitcoin bubble will cause financial markets to crash. They probably won’t, but the Bitcoin bubble should finally destroy our faith in the efficiency of markets.

    "What Bitcoin Reveals About Financial Markets" is from the February 09, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by John Quiggin and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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