All posts tagged macroeconomics

IS-LM is not a useful model

I have to admit that I have rarely used the IS-LM model since I became interested in economics. Instead, I find the AD-AS model much more useful. Of course, this does not mean that there is a major theoretical flaw in the IS-LM model. Rather, I think that the inferences that economists make by looking […]

Random thoughts on economics

I think most people understand the supply and demand less than we think. That’s because supply and demand are more confusing and complex than what is taught in mainstream EC101 lectures today. Maybe you don’t think so, but I do. Suppose we asked students who have already taken EC101&102: “Oil prices fell. For this reason, […]

Economics failing us. What about the EconTwitter?

There has been a buzz on EconTwitter and academia lately. I think the first thing I saw on this was Tyler Cowen’s post, where he compared blogs and Twitter. Although I preferred to use Twitter until last year, then I opened this blog for my own reasons. Even though it is a topic that I […]

Is rationality the new stupidity?

On Twitter, I come across dozens of different bad analyzes, especially about economics. This is just one of them: You might think it’s stupid for people to stockpile things like gas. And, of course, you can also share it and laugh. However, just because you think something is stupid doesn’t make it stupid. The real […]