Economic Policies since the Global Financial Crisis
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This book investigates the changing nature of economic policies following the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-9. Well-respected, international scholars come together to discuss the level of economic growth following the crisis, concerns over inequality in industrialised countries, and labour market policies.
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  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 30.23mm | 5,963g
  • Cham, Switzerland
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2017
  • 6 Illustrations, color; 10 Illustrations, black and white; XX, 364 p. 16 illus., 6 illus. in color.
  • 3319604589
  • 9783319604589

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This book investigates the changing nature of economic policies following the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2009. Well-respected, international scholars come together to discuss the level of economic growth following the crisis, concerns over inequality in industrialised countries, and labour market policies. Topics covered range from monetary and fiscal policies since the GFC to the effect of post-GFC policies on the labour market and the environment.



This is the thirteenth volume in the series International Papers in Political Economy (IPPE). This series consists of an annual volume with a single theme. The objective of the IPPE is the publication of papers dealing with important topics within the broad framework of Political Economy.
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Table of contents

1. Monetary Policy since the Great Financial Crisis; Philip Arestis.- 2. Fiscal Policies since the Global Financial Crisis; Malcolm Sawyer.- 3. The Need for Alternative Policies to Tackle Inequality; Ahmad Seyf.- 4. Financialisation and Distribution in Six OECD Countries - Before and After the Crisis; Eckhard Hein, Petra Dunhaupt, Ayoze Alfageme and Marta Kulesza.- 5. Secular Stagnation and the Cyber Revolution; Michelle Baddeley.- 6. UK Industrial Policy after the Crisis: What does the Future Hold?; David Bailey and Philip R. Tomlinson 7. The Great Recession and Labour Markets in Europe; Jesus Ferreiro and Carmen Gomez.- 8. The Tightening Links between Financial Systems and Environmental Issues; Emanuele Campiglio, Antoine Godin, Eric Kemp-Benedict and Sini Matikainen
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About Philip Arestis

Philip Arestis is Professor and Director of Research at the Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK, and Professor at the Department of Applied Economics, University of the Basque Country, Spain. He is also Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Utah, USA, and Research Associate at the Levy Economics Institute, USA. He previously served as Chief Academic (External) Adviser to the UK Government Economic Service (GES) on Professional Development in Economics. He is holder of the Queen Victoria Eugenia award of the British Hispanic Chair of Doctoral Studies, and was awarded homage by the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB) for his contribution to the spread of Keynesianism in Brazil. He has published a number of books and papers in academic journals.
Malcolm Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. He is the principal investigator for the five-year, 15-partner project Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development (www.fessud.eu) funded by the European Commission Framework Programme 7. He is Managing Editor of the International Review of Applied Economics, on the editorial board of a range of journals, and editor of the New Directions in Modern Economics series. He has published widely in the areas of post-Keynesian and Kaleckian economics, financialisation, fiscal policy, money, industrial economics, and on UK and European economies.
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