Unemployment: Past and Present

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The concepts and theories surrounding the economics of unemployment have multiplied and evolved over the course of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. This book is an essential companion for all interested in understanding more about past debates and current issues in the economics of unemployment.

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The concepts and theories surrounding the economics of unemployment have multiplied and evolved over the course of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. This book is an essential companion for all interested in understanding more about past debates and current issues in the economics of unemployment.

PHILIP ARESTIS is University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK. He is also Adjunct Professor of Economics, University of Utah, US; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, University of Leeds, UK; and Visiti...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:255 pages, 8.6 × 5.6 × 0.9 inPublished:December 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230202446

ISBN - 13:9780230202443

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Table of Contents

Introduction; P.Arestis& J.McCombie
Kalecki on the Causes of Unemployment and Policies to Achieve Full Employment; M.Sawyer
The Relevance of Keynes Today with Particular Reference to Unemployment in Rich and Poor Countries; A.P.Thirlwall
Keynesian Involuntary Unemployment and Modern Macroeconomics; J.Trevithick
Growth and Unemployment in an Extended Kaldorian Model; M.Roberts
Monetary Policy, Wage Bargaining, Inflation and Employment in a Post-Keynesian Alternative to the New Consensus Model; E.Hein& E.Stockhammer
The ?Unemployment Bias? of the New Consensus View of Macroeconomics; G.Fontana
Unemployment and the Natural Interest Rate in a Neo-Wicksellian Model; P.Arestis& E.Karakitsos
Is Inflation Targeting the Enemy of Employment Targeting?; M.Setterfield
Labour Market Search and Monetary Shocks: A Theoretical Consideration; J.Chadha