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Co vid 19 pandemic confirms again the critical relevance of Keynes and his policy tools

March 27 2020 , The current Covid19 crisis and the American and Canadian response to it by both the President and the Congress and the Fed , the Prime Minister, Parliament and the Bank of Canada is once again proof … Continue reading

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Poli 610 2019 schedule of student presentions

  Janik Rogas  The crash and financial crisis of 2007- 2009.September 17. 2.    Luke Michel Donovan  Say‘s law, unemployment and the Labour market          clearing model.The natural rate of unemployment and inflation. Sept.24. 3.   . … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 Poli 204 A course outline (under construction)

Poli 204  A/ 2019 Concordia university Introduction to Canadian Politics Professor Harold Chorney  Course outline including essay topics list Wed. 2:45-5:30 FG C070 Office hours Tuesday 4:30 to 5:30 Wed 1:30 -2:25 . The study of Canadian politics is a … Continue reading

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Pol. 610  Macro-economic policy-making after Keynes (under construction)

Concordia University fall 2019 Prof. H. Chorney tel. 848 2424 ext.2106  e mail harold.chorney@concordia.ca Office hours tba This course is an intensive examination of macro-economic policy-making and macro-economic theory in the light of recent and earlier global developments, including the … Continue reading

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Fed keeps interest rate at current level: Debate emerges within it over wisdom of not cutting the rate.

The Federal Reserve has recently announced its FOMC decision to not cut or raise interest rates. But a necessary debate is beginning to emerge among Fed decision takers about the nature of disinflationary and even perhaps deflationary trends in the … Continue reading

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Final two chosen Johnson and Hunt are the finalists Gove eliminated by two vote margin.

Boris Johnson. 160   Michael Gove. 75  Jeremy  Hunt  77.   Gove is eliminated and Johnson versus Hunt will be put to a vote of the Conservative party membership.

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Javid eliminated in latest round Johnson wins 157 votes a majority of all Conservative MPs, Gove overtakes Hunt

The latest results are as follows: Boris Johnson 157; Michael Gove 61; Jeremy Hunt 59; Sajid Javid  34. He is now eliminated and the vote to  choose the final two results to be announced in about a half hour.  

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