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About Steve Keen

Steve Keen is Professor of Economics & Finance at the University of Western Sydney, and author of the popular book Debunking Economics. Steve predicted the financial crisis as long ago as December 2005, recognised by his peers when he received the Revere Award for being the economist who most cogently warned of the crisis.

Articles by Steve Keen

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Podcast: Steve Keen's manifesto The economist Steve Keen was one of the few to predict the 2007/8 collapse. We interviewed him about how to avoid the next one....

The Keen-Krugman debate

The debate between these two economists on the role of banking and specifically the creation of credit is of fundamental importance in understanding the shortcomings of orthodox economic thinking - and why it was so ill-equipped to handle, let alone predict, the crash of 2008.

The Euro as the SDR of Europe?

By converting the Euro to a supranational means of settlement underpinned by Euro-National currencies, both devaluation and the Euro's survival may be achieved, albeit at heavy loss to creditors. This would, more than anything, come close to Keynes' vision for the Bancor, and give a localised Bretton Woods for the 21st century.

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