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Steve Keen (born 28 March 1953) is an Australian-born, British-based economist and author. He considers himself a post-Keynesian, criticising neoclassical economics as inconsistent, unscientific and empirically unsupported. The major influences on Keen's thinking about economics include John Maynard Keynes, Karl Marx, Hyman Minsky, Piero Sraffa, Augusto Graziani, Joseph Alois Schumpeter, Thorstein Veblen, and François Quesnay.

Steve Keen’s Debt Watch

Coronavirus growth rates compared for Australia, Netherlands, Thailand, UK

This brief video shows the number of confirmed cases each day in these four countries, using a pre-release version of my new data analysis program Ravel. I hope to release an online accessible Dashboard of the Coronavirus using Ravel in the next two weeks. For more details, please see my Patreon page www.patreon.com/profstevekeen. I will make this pre-release version of Ravel free for anyone to download. If you would like to support its development, you can signup to my Patreon page, but...

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Climate Change Economics the right way and the fraudulent way

This is a talk I gave to students at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam yesterday--where Richard Tol has a fractional appointment. It's probably the most impassioned speech I have given on this topic to date. The more I delve into mainstream climate change economics, the more ludicrous attempts I find to reach a pre-ordained view that climate change is no big deal. One of my patrons put this very well: "Tol and Nordhaus, in my view, quite obviously reasoned backwards from a minimalist...

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Climate Change Economics the right way and the fraudulent way

This is a talk I gave to students at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam yesterday--where Richard Tol has a fractional appointment. It's probably the most impassioned speech I have given on this topic to date. The more I delve into mainstream climate change economics, the more ludicrous attempts I find to reach a pre-ordained view that climate change is no big deal. One of my patrons put this very well: "Tol and Nordhaus, in my view, quite obviously reasoned backwards from a minimalist...

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NIESR Macroeconomics of Sustainability Presentation

The "Rebuilding Macroeconomics" project established by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has funded me to work with Tim Garrett and Matheus Grasselli to derive models of production that are consistent with the Laws of Thermodynamics. This seminar brought together the projects on the macroeconomics of sustainability, and it was my first opportunity to present what Tim, Matheus and I have achieved thus far. This focuses mainly on my approach, since Tim's is...

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NIESR Macroeconomics of Sustainability Presentation

The "Rebuilding Macroeconomics" project established by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has funded me to work with Tim Garrett and Matheus Grasselli to derive models of production that are consistent with the Laws of Thermodynamics. This seminar brought together the projects on the macroeconomics of sustainability, and it was my first opportunity to present what Tim, Matheus and I have achieved thus far. This focuses mainly on my approach, since Tim's is something I...

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