Sunday, August 20, 2017

Sam Bowles on “The Death of Homo Economicus”

An interesting interview of Sam Bowles (Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst) by Marshall Auerback on the Neoclassical myth of homo economicus:



A great interview.

See also his book: Bowles, Samuel and Herbert Gintis. 2011. A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and its Evolution. Princeton University Press, Oxford and Princeton, NJ.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Steve Keen on Exploring Economics Lectures 2: Bank Originated Money and Debt

Lecture 2 of seven lectures given to the Exploring Economics Summer School in Erfurt, Germany, by Steve Keen, dealing with bank originated money and debt: