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Economic Policies since the Global Financial Crisis

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  • © 2017


  • The thirteenth volume of the IPPE series
  • Some of the world''s top economists shed light on the most pressing issues of the day
  • A wide-ranging collection of views on post-GFC policy

Part of the book series: International Papers in Political Economy (IPPE)

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Table of contents (8 chapters)


About this book

This book investigates the changing nature of economic policies following the Global Financial Crisis of 2007–9. Well-respected, international scholars come together to discuss the level of economic growth following the crisis, concerns over inequality in industrialised countries, and labour market policies.

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Philip Arestis

  • University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

    Malcolm Sawyer

About the editors

Philip Arestis is Professor and Director of Research at the Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK, and Professor at the Department of Applied Economics, University of the Basque Country, Spain. He is also Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Utah, USA, and Research Associate at the Levy Economics Institute, USA. He previously served as Chief Academic (External) Adviser to the UK Government Economic Service (GES) on Professional Development in Economics. He is holder of the Queen Victoria Eugenia award of the British Hispanic Chair of Doctoral Studies, and was awarded homage by the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB) for his contribution to the spread of Keynesianism in Brazil. He has published a number of books and papers in academic journals.

Malcolm Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. Heis the principal investigator for the five-year, 15-partner project Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development ( funded by the European Commission Framework Programme 7. He is Managing Editor of the International Review of Applied Economics, on the editorial board of a range of journals, and editor of the New Directions in Modern Economics series. He has published widely in the areas of post-Keynesian and Kaleckian economics, financialisation, fiscal policy, money, industrial economics, and on UK and European economies.

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