Debt – the core problem of this financial crisis, which also explains how we got in this mess

Summary:  we have a bad case of debt deflation.  Although well-described by economists since the 1930's, this malady was not taken seriously by the mainstream of the profession.  Now we have it.  This post describes this macroeconomic illness (which will help you better understand events), and possible cures.  The diagnosis is simple; the cures less so. … Continue reading Debt – the core problem of this financial crisis, which also explains how we got in this mess