Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem “Fear the Boom and Bust”

For you economics geeks, how about a rap duel between John Maynard Keynes and F. A. Hayek?

In Fear the Boom and Bust, John Maynard Keynes and F. A. Hayek, two of the great economists of the 20th century, come back to life to attend an economics conference on the economic crisis. Before the conference begins, and at the insistence of Lord Keynes, they go out for a night on the town and sing about why there’s a “boom and bust” cycle in modern economies and good reason to fear it.

It may be one the most bizarre things you see today.

If you liked the video, it can get more bizarre. There is Planet Money podcast that is just as strange, involving “a cable tv producer from New Jersey, a podcasting libertarian economist, an international pop superstar and the two dead economists who brought them all together.”

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