As Martin Lousteau, Argentina’s youngest-ever finance minister, told one audience: “It’s a very bad thing when economists start to be interesting.”

That was said at the recent Irish four-day comedy and economics festival, namely Kilkenomics.  Here are other reports from the festival.  One bit:

"Ireland needs a new credit rating agency. Moody & Poor," says Colm O'Regan, an IT consultant turned comedian.


The economics festival features more than 20 events, with sessions including “The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own It,” and “What the Hell Just Happened.”

 Here are some YouTube videos from the festival; I have not culled through them.


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