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Even though it will be untimely to presume to spot the precise repercussions of the present fiscal situation, it's transparent that it'll have profound results within the political, financial, and social spheres. Written in the course of the inner most fiscal challenge because the nice melancholy, Aftershocks includes twenty-four essays—based on interviews with students, well known eu politicians, and top figures from enterprise and banking—that examine the origins of the main issue in addition to the prospective social, financial, and political alterations it could engender. one of the members are Barry Eichengreen, Tony Atkinson, David Soskice, Nancy Birdsall, Amitai Etzioni, Helmut Schmidt, and Jacques Delors.
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34 aftershocks 6. the political contours of the new embeddedness The fundamental insight that emerged from most of the interviews is that economic markets are not self-creating, self-regulating, self-stabilising, and selflegitimising. While this important lesson is certainly not new, in the past decades of neo-liberalism, policymakers do seem to have forgotten the fundamental truth that the benefits of global economic interdependence rely heavily on robust social and political institutions, reminiscent of the era of embedded liberalism.
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