Magazine article New Internationalist

No Way to Run an Economy

Magazine article New Internationalist

No Way to Run an Economy

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Books No Way To Run An Economy by Graham Turner Pluto Press, ISBN 9780745329/65)

Oh what a tangled web it weaves, when first it practises to deceive. Anyone with blind faith in the self-correcting nature of markets is invariably left dumbfounded by their serial misbehaviour. So it takes someone with the penetrating gaze of Graham Turner to untangle the web, reveal the thing for what it is, explain what ails it, where it's been, where it's liable to head next-and sometimes to be proved right, as he famously was by his previous book, The Credit Crunch.

Anyone taking comfort from the soothing notes currently issuing from the very policy-makers that landed us in this mess should hasten to the pages of Turner's new book No Way Economy before it's too late - again. Among other things the zero bound' of interest rates that's now been reached means that there is nothing left in the policy locker. …

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