Waterloo-economics

Many of us have always suspected that there was a long-lasting, though intermittent and underground, relationship between economics (or at least some of its theorists) and psychedelia. Think of the Ricardian ‘opium-eater’ ThomasRead More...
By : Marco Veronese Passarella | Oct 10, 2015

Adam Smith and ‘Neoliberalism’

So tomorrow I will be introducing Adam Smith to my students. Interestingly enough, Smith is usually regarded as the founding father of laissez faire in economy policy. No doubt, he was aRead More...
By : Marco Veronese Passarella | Oct 4, 2015

The importance of teaching the History of Economic Thought

The importance of the history of economic thought, i.e. of the study of the historical evolution of different paradigms in economics: that was the topic of my introductory lecture today. Odd thoughRead More...
By : Marco Veronese Passarella | Sep 28, 2015

LUBS Economics Seminar Series

The LUBS economics seminar series is starting soon. Click here to download the PDF schedule.
By : Marco Veronese Passarella | Sep 23, 2015

Matrix reloaded

In 2010, when I opened up my website, Apple was launching the iPad, and the eruption of an Icelandic volcano was generating the blackout of the European flight lines. The Spain wonRead More...
By : Marco Veronese Passarella | Sep 12, 2015

Why Marxianomics?

Of course, the heading is not a coincidence. Although currently I deal mainly with macroeconomics and monetary economics (I guess I could be labelled a ‘post Keynesian‘), Karl Marx is still myRead More...
By : Marco Veronese Passarella | Sep 12, 2015

Paradigms of economics…

Read the interview (Italian) (first part) (second part) (third part)
By : Marco Veronese Passarella | Sep 10, 2015
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