Business, The State and Economic Policy

Business, The State and Economic Policy : The Case of Italy

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The framework sketched in this new book explains the relationship between state and capital in Italy as well as some of the major directions in macroeconomic theory. These fields encompass both Italy's entry to EMU in 1999 and the impact of Silvio Berlusconi on Italian politics and economics.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 23 black & white tables
  • 1138965235
  • 9781138965232

About G. Grant Amyot

G. Grant Amyot is Associate Professor at Queens University, Kingston, Canada. Another of his books, The Italian Communist Party, is also published by Routledge.
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Review quote

"Mentioned."-"Journal of Economic Literature
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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Capital and the State 2. The Growth and Development of Italian Capitalism 3. Wealth and Power in Contemporary Italian Business 4. Italian Capitalism in Comparative Perspective 5. Italian Capital in the Global Economy 6. Business and the Political System 7. Making Italian Macroeconomic Policy 8. The Politics of Budgets and Public Debt 9. The State and Industrial Relations 10. Conclusion: The Limits of The State's Autonomy
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