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Inequality, Growth and `Hot' Money (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,872
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Inequality, Growth and `Hot' Money (Hardcover): Pablo G. Bortz

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Inequality, Growth and `Hot' Money (Hardcover)

Pablo G. Bortz

Series: New Directions in Post-Keynesian Economics Series

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The growing levels of income inequality, an explosion of global financial flows, and a worldwide decline of economic growth have combined to challenge accepted economic wisdom. Utilizing a heterodox approach, Pablo G. Bortz provides a fresh look for understanding the interaction between these three factors while identifying challenges and possible alternatives for an expansionary and progressive economic policy. Reviewing several schools of thought, Inequality, Growth and `Hot' Money explores the risks generated by capital flows and the limitations they impose on progressive economic policies. Professor Bortz then provides instruments and alternatives to pursue an expansionary and equalitarian program, including theoretical contributions to enrich heterodox and progressive economics. Standout features of this book include a review of the challenges that financial flows pose for developing countries; a redefinition of the role of capital controls; a policy approach that separates interest rate policies from a broader credit policy; and a rejection of the negative relationship between a more egalitarian income distribution and sustained economic expansion. Expanding the Kaleckian approach to include financial flows, this accessible introduction to heterodox growth models will be appreciated by graduate students and committed heterodox economists. Research departments at official institutions such as central banks may also be interested, specifically in the book's models and policy prescription.

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Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: New Directions in Post-Keynesian Economics Series
Release date: April 2016
Authors: Pablo G. Bortz
Dimensions: 156 x 234mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-1-78471-500-7
Categories: Books > Business & Economics > Economics
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Macroeconomics
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Macroeconomics > General
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LSN: 1-78471-500-X
Barcode: 9781784715007

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