Archive for the ‘Keynes’ Category

The Long Life of Keynesian Economics   Leave a comment


Keynesian economics was particularly popular after the Great Depression. Keynes revolutionized how government involvement in the economy was seen. Keynesian theories are still applied in financial crises today.

Original Air Date: October 16, 2014

Length: 7 minutes

Why We Work So Much   Leave a comment

by Unknown photographer, bromide print, 1933


Summary: John Maynard Keynes believed that in the future people would work less, he was wrong. The Planet Money team explain the reasons why this has yet to change.

Original Air Date: July 24, 2015

Length: 13 mins 11 sec

Wapshott on Keynes and Hayek   Leave a comment


Summary: Nicholas Wapshott, author of Keynes Hayek: The clash that defined modern economics discusses the relationship between John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich A. Hayek and their individual ideals which shaped the field of economics.

Original air date: October 17, 2011

Length: 1:08

Obama, Ryan and Two Dead Economists   Leave a comment


Summary: Consideration of the economic philosophies in which the Obama and Ryan political platforms have their roots. An interview with Nicholas Wapshott regarding his book Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics presents an overview of Keynes and Hayek.

Original air date:  August 28, 2012

Length: 29:34

Our Cute Animal Experiment, Explained   Leave a comment


Selection of cute animal images from the experiment

Summary: An illustration of Keynes’ explanation of the origin of asset bubbles using videos of cute animals.

Original air date: January 11, 2011

Length: 21:43

Main story content begins: 2:44

Posted July 27, 2012 by audioecon in History of Economics, Keynes, Planet Money

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