The Replacement of the Ordinary Business Cycle by Irregular and Preventable Shocks

Kitchin cycle. Juglar cycle. Kondratiev wave. Boom-bust. A whole bunch of malarkey. I don’t think recessions are nowadays really the result of ‘cycles,’ which is a term that sort of implies they are part of some natural order of things, like moon phases or the seasons. I think recessions are like ice ages. They are … Continue reading The Replacement of the Ordinary Business Cycle by Irregular and Preventable Shocks