sábado, fevereiro 10, 2007

César das Neves Descodificado

«The history of economic thought in the twentieth century is a bit like the history of Christianity in the sixteenth century. Until John Maynard Keynes published The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money in 1936, economics—at least in the English-speaking world—was completely dominated by free-market orthodoxy. Heresies would occasionally pop up, but they were always suppressed. Classical economics, wrote Keynes in 1936, "conquered England as completely as the Holy Inquisition conquered Spain.»

É assim que Paul Krugman inicia o seu artigo sobre Milton Friedman publicado na New York Review of Books. Vale a pena ler tudo.

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