By Anton Hemerijck, Ben Knapen, Ellen van Doorne

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.

Show description

Read or Download Aftershocks: Economic Crisis and Institutional Choice PDF

Best economic conditions books

Solving the Riddle of Globalization and Development (Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy)

Some time past twenty years many constructing nations have embraced the problem of globalization via speeding to dismantle exchange limitations and to promote increasingly liberal market-oriented rules. despite the fact that, a broader reaction to globalization is either precious and attainable if international locations are to strengthen as quick and as totally as attainable.

Ludwig von Mises.

Israel Kirzner's Ludwig von Mises (Wilmington, Del. : ISI Books, 2001) is a welcome boost to the literature on Mises and economics. it's a very helpful publication, not just for the educational reader unusual with Mises's paintings but additionally for the clever layman. what's fairly startling is simply how a lot the writer manages to complete in the compass of a reasonably brief paintings.

Paths of Resistance: Tradition and Dignity in Industrializing Missouri

The years among 1865 and 1920 have been eventful ones for the sake of Missouri. It was once not just the time of Jesse James, Scott Joplin, and Mark Twain, of revolutionary governors Joseph folks and Herbert Hadley, of the 1st basic strike in St. Louis and a few particularly vicious vigilante job, it used to be additionally the time whilst Missouri, like many different states, was once being remodeled by means of the tides of industrialism and fiscal progress.

Collision and Collusion: The Strange Case of Western Aid to Eastern Europe, 1990-1997

Whilst the Soviet Union’s communist empire collapsed in 1989, a temper of euphoria took carry within the West and in jap Europe. The West had gained the last word victory--it had pushed a silver stake in the course of the middle of Communism. Its subsequent deliberate step used to be to aid the international locations of jap Europe to reconstruct themselves as democratic, free-market states, and whole companions within the First international Order.

Extra resources for Aftershocks: Economic Crisis and Institutional Choice

Example text

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.

Brussels: CEPS, European Commission. Berger, S. (2005), How We Compete: What Companies Around the World Are Doing to Make It in Today’s Global Economy. Berger, S. and R. Dore (1996), National Diversity and Global Capitalism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Birdsall, N. ’ WRR Lecture, Saving Globalisation from its Cheerleaders. Blanchard, O. and Summers, L. (1987), ‘Hysteresis in Unemployment’, European Economic Review 31, 1/2: 288-295. Buiter, W. (2008), ‘Lessons from the Global Crisis for Social Democrats’, Den Uyl Lezing, 22 December 2008.

Featherstone, K. and Dyson, K. (1999) The Road to Maastricht: Negotiating economic and monetary union. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Ferguson, N. (2008), The Ascent of Money. A Financial History of the World. Penguin. Friedman, M. (1962), Capitalism and Freedom. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. FSA (2009), Turner Review: A Regulatory Response to the Global Banking Crisis. 2009. pdf (Last visited: 10 September 2009). Giddens, A. (2009), The Politics of Climate Change. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 19 votes