Capitalism without Capital

Accounting for the crash

  • Alan Shipman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 169-180

About this book


Financial crisis, recession and worsening inequality have long been blamed on a surplus of capital. But the actions that led the latest boom and bust by banks and businesses, households and governments - can better be explained capital's increasing scarcity. Efforts to track it down confirm its disappearance.


Economics capital capitalism crises boom economics financial crisis inequality

Authors and affiliations

  • Alan Shipman
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  1. 1.Open UniversityUK

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