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Full Employment and Growth : Further Keynesian Essays on Policy - James Tobin

Full Employment and Growth : Further Keynesian Essays on Policy

Hardcover Published: January 1996
ISBN: 9781858983721
Number Of Pages: 328

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Puts forward Tobin's individual and modern slant on the major monetary, fiscal and international policy issues of the 1990s. The 27 essays in the book address issues in macroeconomic policy, especially in the United States. Tobin warns against "blind faith" in optimal results from the markets.

List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgements
Preface
The invisible hand in modern macroeconomicsp. 5
An old Keynesian counterattacksp. 17
Current controversy in macroeconomics: the four schoolsp. 33
Introduction to the Kennedy reportsp. 43
Okun's Law: how policy and research helped each otherp. 56
On Crotty's critique of q-theoryp. 66
Review of 'Stabilizing an unstable economy' by Hyman P. Minskyp. 72
Monetary policyp. 81
The case for preserving regulatory distinctionsp. 90
Monetary policies in the 1980sp. 104
Monetary policies in the 1980s and beyondp. 110
Statement on monetary policyp. 119
Remarks on international considerations for US monetary policy in the near termp. 124
Statement on Federal Reserve reform proposalsp. 129
Legacies of Reaganomicsp. 139
Statement on the federal budget deficitp. 147
Policy for recovery and growthp. 154
Thinking straight about fiscal stimulus and deficit reductionp. 157
One or two cheers for the invisible handp. 169
Nation states and the Wealth of Nations: challenges and opportunities in an ever more interdependent worldp. 181
Prospects for prosperity and growth in democratic capitalist economiesp. 190
On living and trading with Japan: United States commercial and macroeconomic policiesp. 200
The international monetary system: pluralism and interdependencep. 221
Poverty in relation to macroeconomic trends, cycles and policiesp. 231
Social security, public debt and economic growthp. 254
Health care reform as seen by a general economistp. 286
Indexp. 297
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ISBN: 9781858983721
ISBN-10: 185898372X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: January 1996
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.64

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