Microeconomics, Macroeconomics And Economic Policy: Essays In Honour Of Malcolm Sawyer

Hardcover | September 15, 2011

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Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Economic Policy are at the core of research and study in economics. The essays in this volume have been specifically commissioned and brought together to celebrate the work of Malcolm Sawyer, who has made substantial contributions in these areas.

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Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Economic Policy are at the core of research and study in economics. The essays in this volume have been specifically commissioned and brought together to celebrate the work of Malcolm Sawyer, who has made substantial contributions in these areas.

PHILIP ARESTIS is Honorary Senior Departmental Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Professor of Economics, Department of Applied Economics V, University of the Basque Country, Spain; Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Uni...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.67 × 5.66 × 0.94 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230290191

ISBN - 13:9780230290198

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Malcolm Sawyer: An Appreciation; P.Arestis 
PART I: MICROECONOMICS
The Function of Firms: Alternative Views; N.Shapiro
Industrial Structure and the Macro-economy; K.Cowling & P.Tomlinson
Unemployment, Power Relations, and the Quality of Work; D.Spencer
The Problem of Young People Not in Employment, Education or Training: Is there a Need for Solution?; J.McCombie & M.Pike
The Business of Macro Imbalances: Comparing 'Gluts' in Savings, Money and Profits; W.Milberg & L.Schmitz 
PART II: MACROECONOMICS
A Critical Appraisal of the New Consensus Macroeconomics; P.Arestis
Bringing Together the Horizontalist and the Structuralist Analyses of Endogenous Money; G.Fontana
Economic Growth and Income Distribution: Kalecki, the Kaleckians and their Critics; A.Krishna Dutt
The Influence of Kalecki on Joan Robinson's Approach to Economics; G.Harcourt & P.Kriesler
Shared Ideas Amid Mutual Incomprehension: Kalecki and Cambridge; J.Toporowski 
PART III: ECONOMIC POLICY
Is There a Role for Active Fiscal Policies? Supply-side and Demand-side Effects of Fiscal Policies; J.Ferreiro, T.Garcia del Valle, C.Gomez & F.Serrano
Fiscal Policy and Private Investment in Mexico; E.Caballero & J.López
A Keynes-Kalecki Model of Cyclical Growth with Agent-Based Features; M.Setterfield & A.Budd
Unsurprising to Keynes, Shocking to Economists: The Normalization of Capital Controls in the Global Financial Crisis; I.Grabel
Regulating Wall Street: Exploring the Political Economy of the Possible; G.Epstein & R.Pollin