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Boom Bust Boom (2015)

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Terry Jones guides us through the history and the nature of the economic boom-bust cycle and why people repeatedly ignore it to their sorrow.

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Credited cast:
Dirk Bezemer ... Himself
Zvi Bodie ... Himself
... Himself
... Various (voice)
... Himself
Tony Hertz ... J K Galbraith (Voice)
André Jacquemin ... Various
... Himself - Presenter
Daniel Kahneman ... Himself
George Magnus ... Himself
Lucy Prebble ... Herself
Laurie Santos ... Herself
Robert Shiller ... Himself
Sweder van Wijnbergen ... Himself
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Terry Jones presents Boom Bust Boom. The result of a meeting between writer, director, historian and Python Terry Jones and economics professor and entrepreneur Theo Kocken. Co-written by Jones and Kocken and featuring John Cusack, Nobel Prize winners Daniel Kahneman, Robert J Shiller and Paul Krugman, the film is part of a global movement to change the economic system through education to protect the world from boom and bust. A unique look at why economic crashes happen, Boom Bust Boom is a multimedia documentary combining live action with animation and puppetry to explain economics to everyone.

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11 March 2016 (USA)  »

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Boom Bust Boom Bust Boom - Your Part in Ruining the Economy  »

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Amusing and Educational
25 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

I don't know anything about economics but I found this program very interesting and definitely entertaining! At times if I stopped paying attention I got slightly lost, but it explained things in multiple ways to make it easier to understand. The funny clips from movies and cartoons were great and well-placed to highlight what was being talked about.


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