What Is the Truth About the Great Recession and Increasing Inequality?: Dialogues on Disputed Issues and Conflicting Theories

What Is the Truth About the Great Recession and Increasing Inequality?: Dialogues on Disputed Issues and Conflicting Theories

by Mario Morroni

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319986203
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 09/16/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mario Morroni is Professor of Economics at the University of Pisa and a Life Member of Clare Hall, College for Advanced Study, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). He has previously authored a book on technical change and production processes (Cambridge University Press, 1992) that received the Myrdal Prize and also a book on the theory of the firm (Cambridge University Press, 2006). He is the author of a number of further works in the areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, labor economics, and industrial economics.

Table of Contents

Prologue.- Increasing inequality.- The failure to predict the Great Recession.- Why fiscal austerity?.- Rolling back the welfare state.- The state and the market.- The gigantic German trade surplus and the euro.- Crisis policy.- Environmental degradation.- Industrial policies.

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