Richard Layard explains the Manifesto for Economic Sense

Richard Layard, 28 June 2012



You may have seen the "Manifesto for Economic Sense" which Paul Krugman and I are promoting.1 Our aim is to generate a movement of economists who speak out against policies they know to be wrong. In the end, as we know, it is ideas that rule, and I have been shocked by the ideas that now rule, even inside the heads of my tennis friends.

Topics: Macroeconomic policy, Politics and economics
Tags: austerity, fiscal policy, Manifesto for Economic Sense

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