GO
Loading...

Keynesian Economics

  • Fed vs. Congress: Who's Enabling Whom? Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 1:02 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Many say the Fed's easy money policies are enabling congressional intransigence. But it may really be the other way around.

  • Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, tells CNBC that every country who has ever tried Keyne's policy has failed, including Japan.

  • Ferguson: Sorry for 'Stupid' Remarks Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 5:22 AM ET
    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson

    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.

  • Lawrence Summers, Director of President Barack Obama's National Economic Council

    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, Larry Summers has argued the U.K. faces a lost decade like Japan unless the government changes its economic policies, but economists and experts have told CNBC that the reasons Summers cites are wrong.

  • Government payouts—including Social Security, Medicare and unemployment—make up more than a third of US wages. “The U.S. economy has become alarmingly dependent on government stimulus,” says one economist.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, explains what played into yesterday's market reversal and tells what sectors are back in favor today.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight into the highlights of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments at The Economic Club of New York.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

Josh Spencer, T. Rowe Price portfolio manager, encourages investors to get some guts and buy into growth stocks like Tesla and Amazon. He shares his opinions on some of the old tech names.