The Harvard Professor takes issue with some common assumptions about the Great Depression, and how America got out of it. And he doesn't mince his words about the recent past, calling President Obama's stimulus "stupid" and "awful"
History contains useful warnings and lessons. And, says the former IMF chief economist, today's economic policymakers would do well to heed them
Emeritus Professor and biographer of Keynes talks about the much discussed economist, and his relevance to today's crisis. For the new school of classical economists, 'Keynes is the ideal stick with which to hit them'.
Europe should be run for all Europeans and not just the French and German banks, argues the author of European Spring, Philippe Legrain. He chooses four excellent books on Europe and one relevant to any country in the throes of xenophobia.
If you were the last person alive and had to leave a testament to how our world worked, which five books would you choose? One political economist makes his 'desert island' choices.