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Blanchard: “I would use this model to explain Macroeconomics to my Mum”

This is the sixth installment of our interview series “Where is the General Theory of the 21st Century?” Blanchard on DSGE and the State of Macroeconomics | #WITGT21 Conversation Series | EconReporter Continuing our previous discussion on “DSGE model and the State of Macroeconomics”, Professor Olivier Blanchard further explained the … …Click to read the whole thing…




What do others think about Paul Romer’s worries… (II)

The discussion on Paul Romer’s “The Trouble with Macroeconomics” continues in the blogosphere, and Simon Wren -Lewis’s “Paul Romer on macroeconomics” is one of the Must-Reads. In his comments, Wren-Lewis said that Romer’s view is extremely valuable. He agrees with Romer that macroeconomists obsessed with the microfounded model, and this … …Click to read the whole thing…




Paul Romer is worried about Macroeconomics… and what others think about his worries…

Paul Romer’s latest paper “The Trouble with Macroeconomics” is definitely one of the hottest topic in the economics blogosphere. The central message is that Romer thinks the state of Macroeconomics has been going backward ever since the Real Business Cycle Theory and DSGE model took the center stage of macroeconomics. Accroeding … …Click to read the whole thing…