New Thinking in Macroeconomics: Social, Institutional, and Environmental Perspectives

New Thinking in Macroeconomics: Social, Institutional, and Environmental Perspectives

by Jonathan M. Harris
     
 

Presenting innovative perspectives on macroeconomics at the national and international levels, Harris and Goodwin, both affiliated with the Tufts University Global Development and Environment Institute, bring together contributions on current issues of globalization, inequality and unemployment, national and international debt, and the relationship of macroeconomic… See more details below

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Presenting innovative perspectives on macroeconomics at the national and international levels, Harris and Goodwin, both affiliated with the Tufts University Global Development and Environment Institute, bring together contributions on current issues of globalization, inequality and unemployment, national and international debt, and the relationship of macroeconomic policies to the environment. Contributors in economics, business, and finance provide insight into debates on macroeconomic policy in the US and Europe, as well as in developing and transitional economies. Case studies and examples bring theoretical debates to life. The audience for the book includes researchers and students in macroeconomics, and policy makers. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843764120
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Stock-Flow Traps in the American Economy3
2Can the Fed Give Us Macroeconomic Stability? Lessons from History15
3New Bridges Across the Chasm: Macro and Institutional Strategies for Transitional Economies30
4Paradoxes of Globalization53
5Globalization and Financial Crises: A Proposal for a New Approach to Macroeconomics79
6Institutional Foundations of Economic Growth and Price Stability99
7The Micro-Foundations of High Unemployment in Developed Countries: Are Labor Market Rigidities the Problem?123
8Can a Rising Tide Raise All Boats? Evidence from the Kennedy-Johnson and Clinton-Era Expansions150
9Housing and Homelessness in a Globalizing Economy182
10Debt and Deforestation213
11Reconciling Growth and Environment229
Afterword: A Japanese Social Initiative - The Relevant View250
Index253

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