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‘Fear the Boom and Bust’ featured on front page CNBC highlights

By: Cindy Perman
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Economic theory can be pretty dry, but set it to a beat with a coupla gangsta economists in a hotel lobby and suddenly, it’s the most interesting thing you’ve heard all day.

Making the rounds on YouTube is “Fear the Boom and Bust,” a seven-minute rap video featuring actors playing two of the most prominent economists of the 20th century: John Maynard Keynes, an early proponent of deficit spending, and F.A. Hayek, the Austrian economist who suggested low interest rates can make a boom but left low too long, it can turn to bust.

The plot goes that the pair are attending an economics conference on the current economic crisis. They go out the night before and rapping ensues:

Continue @: http://www.cnbc.com/id/35370923/

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The video is the brainchild of John Papola, a director and producer who was inspired by Ron Paul's campaign to start reading about the economy —

haha, didn't know that! I

haha, didn't know that! I figured anyone who even mentioned Hayek was sympathetic, but he must be a full blown supporter!

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