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Third Way Economics : Theory and Evaluation - P. Whyman

Third Way Economics

Theory and Evaluation

By: P. Whyman

Hardcover Published: 1st September 2005
ISBN: 9781403920652
Number Of Pages: 284

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The apparent success of a 'new' variant of social democracy has created considerable interest in the Third Way. This book synthesizes a core economic strategy from the most significant Third Way administrations. It explores the theoretical foundations to Third Way Economics , before evaluating its economic strategy against conclusions drawn from contemporary economics literature and the relative performance of contemporary left-of-centre governments. It additionally contrasts Third Way Economics with more traditional social democratic economic policy in adapting to the challenges posed by today's economy.

'Whyman has done political economists a commendable service in writing this book and in a way that non-economists will readily understand. It is well researched and written, extensive in its indication of key literature in the field and succeeds in walking the reader through the minds of neoliberal, Keynesian and Third Way thinkers.' - Shawn Donnelly, Political Studies Review

Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
What is the Third Way?p. 1
A Response to Globalisationp. 26
Goodbye Keynes?p. 55
Central Banks and Monetary Policyp. 89
Labour Market Flexibilityp. 112
Public Sector Reform: Employabilityp. 129
Regional Economic Integrationp. 146
Evaluation of Third Way Economics in Practicep. 164
'Real' Social Democratic Alternativesp. 214
Bibliographyp. 240
Indexp. 281
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ISBN: 9781403920652
ISBN-10: 1403920656
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 1st September 2005
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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