Tim Brinton

Использование экономической идеологии и злоупотребление ею

ЛОНДОН. Джон Мейнард Кейнс написал знаменитую фразу: « «Идеи экономистов и политических философов, правы они или нет, гораздо более могущественны, чем это обычно осознается. Практичные люди, считающие себя свободными от какого либо интеллектуального влияния, обычно находятся в плену у какого-нибудь усопшего экономиста».

Я подозреваю, что значительная большая опасность заключается в другом: практичные мужчины и женщины, занимающие должности, отвечающие за выработку политики в центральных банках, органах власти, правительствах и департаментах по управлению рисками финансовых институтов, тяготеют к упрощенным версиям доминирующих убеждений вполне здравствующих экономистов.

На самом деле, по крайней мере, на арене финансовой экономики, задолго до финансового кризиса появилась и заняла доминирующее положение вульгарная версия теории равновесия, отражающая концепцию завершения создания рынка в качестве способа устранения всех проблем и математическое совершенство, отделенное от философского понимания, в качестве основы эффективного управления рисками. Финансовые институты, такие как Международный валютный фонд, в «Докладе по вопросам глобальной финансовой стабильности» (GFSR) представили самоуверенную версию о самоуравновешивающейся системе.

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