Steve Keen: China's private debt bubble is the biggest in the history of capitalism

Professor Steve Keen, the first economist to predict the 2008 financial crisis, explains the economic situation in China, whose credit bubble is easily the fastest growing in the history of capitalism.

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  • commented 2018-02-23 21:42:58 -0500
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  • commented 2018-02-07 15:42:30 -0500
    I have never been able to figure out what Keen means here. He seems to be talking about private debt, not government debt. Is he still a devotee of Modern Money Theory? Is his claim of a problem consistent with MMT?
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