I really don’t know what to make of this book. It was on my bedside table for more than 3 weeks. This is very, very unusual. It is not that I couldn’t read it, it[…]
This is a general impression and overview of the book as my knowledge on economics is rather limited. “For many centuries, money and banking were financial alchemy, seen as a source of strength, when in[…]
Modern economy is different and more complex from primitive economy, says Michael Gilbert in his book “Reaganomics vs. the Modern Economy: The Conflict that divides America“. The defining characteristic of the modern economy is the[…]
The problem with the Europe is the euro, or more precisely, the creation of the single currency without establishing a set of institutions that would enable Europe’s diversity to function effectively with a single currency.[…]
There has been a considerable reduction in extreme poverty over the last 25 years. The number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide has reduced by more than 50 percent. Still, according to most recent[…]
They say that men with huge egos need constant praise. It is not going to happen with Yanis Varoufakis and his book ‘And the Weak Suffer What They Must?’, I am afraid. Sadly, there are[…]
The Crucible of Resistance, by Christos Laskos, a lecturer of economics and member of SYRIZA and Euclid Tsakalotos, an economist and Greece’s new finance minister, replacing outgoing Yanis Varoufakis in July 2015, provides some interesting clues[…]
Thomas Piketty suggests that there are two forces of convergence that could decrease inequality, both within and between nations. One is the diffusion of knowledge and two, investing in people.
Το τελευταίο μου ταξίδι στην Ελλάδα, έτυχε να συμπίπτει με την έκδοση του βιβλίου του «Λευκό κοτσύφι, Blue Tree, Μαύρο καράβι». το βιβλίο χωρίζεται σε τρία μέρη, Στο πρώτο μέρος – όπου κυριαρχεί ο διάλογος με τον Νικολά, τον adventurous και risky διαχειριστή hedge fund, o Ανδρουλάκης εξερευνεί «τις ανωμαλίες και τα παράλογα των αγορών και των ανθρώπων της στην βαθύτερη λογική του καπιταλισμού».