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Showing posts from December, 2015

Christmas Songs and Macroeconomics

At this time of year, there is nothing better than listening to a good Christmas song and thinking (deeply) about the macroeconomy. In the video below, the folks at econstories  combine the two in their 'Deck the Bells with Macro Follies' spoof. I hope that all my blog followers have a prosperous 2016!

City of Glasgow Crash

I was interviewed last week by Share Radio in their History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles series about the City of Glasgow Bank crash in 1878. You can listen to the interview by clicking here . I cover this collapse at length in my book Banking in Crisis and I have co-authored a paper with Graeme Acheson on the bank's failure.