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The triumph of muddle-nomics

Published Wed, Oct 8, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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I HAVE been reading Martin Wolf's "The Shifts and the Shocks", a detailed analysis of the 2008-09 financial crisis and its aftermath. Mr Wolf is the chief economic columnist of the Financial Times, an English paper with a global audience. He and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman are probably the world's most influential economic commentators. What Mr Wolf says matters because he is hugely well-informed and respected.

By and large, he rejects the standard American explanation of the financial crisis, which blames greedy bankers, in…

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