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Re: Neoclassical Ideas

Posted by Carole on October 14, 2001 at 23:35:47:

In Reply to: Re: Neoclassical Ideas posted by Alexandra Polly on October 14, 2001 at 23:23:51:

I don't think they have the countries best interests in mind and don't see how you came to that conclusion. I think people like Alan Greenspan just work for the good of those who hold most of the wealth and power. I think that's what neoclassical economics is used for because it says that we should not interfere in the way wealth has been divided up or try to protect the weak from the strong.

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: yes i agree, the neoclassical ideas do seem to be a
: little outdated at this point in our time, this theory does not
: seem to recognize the fact that people are cheated,
: that they are actually working in factories,
: and that they are not solving crisis' with simultaneous timing. it
: does appear that our government and our countries economic
: system does tend to follow some of the views found within the
: neoclassical theory, espeically when Alan Greenspan himself is
: from the teachings of the neoclassical theories, which is a
: good point that i thought was brough up in class that he makes the most
: important decisions involving the most drastic government involvment
: in our economy in this country.
: i dont think that the white man or any variations of the power men
: in Washington have the focus, of being in charge and staying in charge,
: yes some of the initial men that began this country and that
: try to keep it afloat today are men but i do not think it is a personal
: goal for them, i think they have the countries best interests in mind.



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