Economics

The Bitcoin

The bitcoin is the new fashion. The Economist explains how it works here, discusses its future here, Paul Krugman talks about it in his blog for the New York Times here, and El País has translated his comments here. To evaluate a currency or a candidate for currency, the first thing you have to do is ask if…
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The Legend of Margaret Thatcher

A few days ago, I wrote an “urgent” post following the death of Margaret Thatcher on my blog (in Spanish). In it, I said that I would talk about her again. After waiting a prudent amount of time, I am writing this post taking into account various things that have been said about her –…

Will Cyprus exit?

Last week, Paul Krugman argued here that Cyprus must leave the euro. "The convenience and efficiency of a single currency is gone; meanwhile, the future for Cyprus on the euro is one of years of grinding deflation and catastrophic austerity. Is the hope of someday, somehow restoring the status quo ante enough to justify all of this?,"…
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