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Is there an antinomy between a low-carbon future and Keynesian theory?

By Glenn Stehle

In the comments section to my last post Thomas Bergbusch supplied a link to an outstanding series of posts published by a heterodox Canadian blog, The Progressive Economics Forum.  It deals with A Staple Theory of Economic Growth.”   The theory was originally articulated by Mel Watkins in 1963.

Amongst the many important questions the series raises are two which for me stand out:

1)      Is a low carbon future necessary?

2)      If so, is there an antinomy between a low carbon future and Keynesian theory?

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