On Keynes, Hayek, the seaside, odd job figures and the microeconomics of TV

29 Oct

I look at the topsy-turvy world of modern politics. The ideas of Keynes (ever the pragmatist) have been lapped up by idealists, while conservatives have adopted Hayek’s utopian battle-cries.

http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/08/keynes-and-hayek

Brighton is green buoy in the deep blue South. A portrait of a city and its politics.

http://www.economist.com/node/21562255

Odd jobs. Employment keeps going up and up despite no growth. Why?

http://www.economist.com/blogs/blighty/2012/09/britains-economy-0

Homo economicus and couch potatoes.

http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/09/economics-watching-tv#comments

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