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  1. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Today's risk is not a peasants' revolt, but a sovereign default

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... a terribly helpful lesson for today's economists. If they really want to learn some useful medieval history, economists should go back 40 years to the reign of Richard's grandfather Edward III. Edward took a robust view of his kingship, believing without question that he was anointed by God to rule, and to wage war- especially against the French. In 1337, at the age of 25, he ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    A 15-hour work week sounds great, but we'd still want more

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... China, which sent over a newly released paperback by Robert and Edward Skidelsky. How Much Is Enough? also sets out to explain where Keynes went wrong, although at a rather more cerebral level ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The Shanghai rubber bubble of 1910 holds a lesson for today

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... incidents of speculative excess that Harding and Holmes really excel. They describe the Florentine credit bubble of 1339, punctured when Edward III of England defaulted on his sovereign debt. ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Danger China is repeating America's pre-crisis errors

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... too quickly," warn Edward Chancellor and Mike Monnelly in a recent report for asset manager GMO. They point out that the rapid expansion in credit relative to China's gross domestic ...



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