Macroeconomics, Finance and Money

Macroeconomics, Finance and Money : Essays in Honour of Philip Arestis

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This volume focuses on current issues of debate in the area of modern macroeconomics and money, written from (a broadly interpreted) post Keynesian perspective. The papers connect with Philip Arestis' contributions to macroeconomics and money, and pay tribute to his distinguished career.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 347 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 19.3mm | 559g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2010
  • 20 Illustrations, black and white; XX, 347 p. 20 illus.
  • 1349310433
  • 9781349310432

Table of contents

PART I: MACROECONOMIC THEORY AND POLICY Macroeconomic and Monetary Policy Design The Efficiency of ECB and Fed Monetary Policy: Who Promotes Higher Growth and Lower Inflation? Central Bank Communication, Transparency and Interest Rate Volatility: Evidence from the USA The Thatcher Experiment' 1979-1990: Was it Necessary to Cure UK Inflation? Time to Forget the Phillips' Curve' Monetary Policy and the Phillips' Curve Global Imbalance Problem and its Relationship with the Local and International Financial Markets Finance-led Capitalism, Distribution and Growth - a Stock-flow-consistent Kaleckian View Finance, Speculation and Stability: Post-Keynesian Policy Proposals PART II: FINANCIAL CRISIS AND FINANCIAL BUBBLES The Sub-prime Crisis: A Minsky Moment? A Reformulated Neo-Wicksellian Model in the Light of Bubbles The 'Minsky Moment' in Perspective Market Failure, Global Public Goods and Financial Liberalization Financial Liberalization and Poverty PART III: FINANCIAL MARKETS AND GOVERNANCE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements and the Instantiation of Neo-liberal Financial Reforms in Developing Countries Institutions and Finance in Developing Countries: Challenges to Orthodoxy The Stock Market, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance in Emerging Countries Financial Globalization and Innovation
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About Giuseppe Fontana

GIUSEPPE FONTANA is Professor of Monetary Economics at the University of Leeds, UK and Associate Professor at the University of Sannio, Italy. He has recently been awarded the first G.L.S. Shackle Prize, St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, UK. He is a Research Associate at the Levy Economics Institute (Bard College, USA), a Visiting Research Professor at the Center for Full Employment and Price Stability (University of Missouri Kansas City, USA), and the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy (University of Cambridge, UK).

JOHN MCCOMBIE is Director of the Centre for Economic and Public Policy and Fellow in Economics, Downing College, University of Cambridge, UK. He has previously held positions in Economics departments at the University of Hull and the University of Melbourne. His research interests include the study of national and regional growth disparities, economic growth and the balance-of-payments constraint, and criticisms of the aggregate production function and conventional measures of the rate of technical progress. He has published widely in these areas.

MALCOLM SAWYER is Professor of Economics, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. He was until recently Pro-Dean for Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Business, University of Leeds, UK. He is managing editor of International Review of Applied Economics and on the editorial board of a range of journals. He has published widely in the areas of post Keynesian and Kaleckian economics, industrial economics and the UK economy. He has authored 11 books and edited 18, has published over 70 papers in refereed journals and contributed chapters over 100 books.
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