The Zombie Economist

Because the surrounding posts probably sound too much like an unnecessary lecture, here is some animation…

(These are three videos I put together during the summer of 2012, when many voices in Washington and in the economics community were still insisting that America needed more austerity in order to emerge from the aftermath of the financial crisis. Most people seem to think that Episode Three is the good one, maybe because it does more right-wing economic name-checking than the other two. Also, a tip of the hat to John Quiggin for the “zombie” metaphor.)