My latest at Mises Institute: A panel discussion at the 2014 Mises University addressed the question of whether Austrian economics can improve financial predictions.
Well, if I garden on the weekends, am I a gardener? In this sense John Maynard Keynes would indeed be an economist. On the other hand, in science we might expect some “weeding-out” process analogous to natural selection that kills off bad ideas and promotes good ideas. Did Keynes go through this process? Or
Back when Quebec was weighing secession from Canada, I was a lowly American undergrad living in Montreal. It was an exciting time, since in America we have our railroads torn up and population starved when we secede. Now that Scotland is going through the motions, I figured I’d stir the pot, economically.