“现实”商业周期的不现实性

    伦敦--前美国联邦储备委员会主席格林斯潘最近在国会作证时说,目前的金融危机打破了他的“智识结构”。我倒是想要知道他是什么意思。

    由于我没法直接问他,因此我只好借助于他的自传<<动荡岁月>>,以图找到线索。但是这本书出版于2007年,早于其智识结构崩溃。

    在其自转中,格林斯潘披露说他所欣赏的经济学家是熊彼得,即所谓“创新性破坏”这一概念的发明人。格林斯潘对熊彼得的思路总结道,“市场经济将会通过淘汰陈旧破产的企业并且把资源重新分配给更新更有效率企业而不断从内部重振自我”。格林斯潘“目睹了这一进步和淘汰模式一次又一次地重复发生”。

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