Economy Jokes

Another week, another request for a topic.  Well, sort of.  Heidi and I were discussing the pros and cons of quantitative easing recently, and that seemed as good as any, so here are some economy jokes.  Of course, of all the revelations you might find here, originality and funniness are unlikely to be among them.



How many economists does it take to change a light bulb? None, if it was broken, the market would fix it.


An economist friend told me to put something away for a rainy day.  I’ve gone for an umbrella.


Bought a tyre for my car last year for £120.  Cost £180 today.  That’s inflation for you.


I used to be a banker but I lost interest.


A friend of mine invented a washing machine for bank notes. It’s a real money spinner.


Sweden formerly had a credit rating of AAA, now it is ABBA.


The best people to send to colonise Mars are economists.  They enjoy housing bubbles.


My problem with the economy is that at there is too much month left at the end of the money.


Downturn in the economy made life difficult for everyone.  Local janitors have gone on strike.  They are demanding sweeping reforms.


I bought a Greek salad today.  He was down on his luck.


I always find that deflation is a bit of a let down.


When I was a child, an apple a day kept the doctor away.  Now you need five a day.  Inflation.


One of the industries that is positively affected by inflation is the bouncy castle sector.


Friend of mine owned a balloon company, but he had to close it.  Couldn’t keep up with the cost of inflation.




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