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dc.contributor.authorSen, Sunandaen_US
dc.description.abstractThe global financial crisis has now spread across multiple countries and sectors, affecting both financial and real spheres in the advanced as well as the developing economies. This has been caused by policies based on rational expectation models that advocate deregulated finance, with facilities for easy credit and derivatives, along with globalized exposures for financial institutions. The financial crisis has combined with long-term structural changes in the real economy that trend toward underconsumption, generating contractionary effects therein and contributing to further instabilities in the financial sector. The responses so far from US monetary authorities have not been effective, especially in dealing with issues of unemployment and low real growth in the United States, or in other countries. Nor have these been of much use in the context of the lost monetary and fiscal autonomy in both developing countries and the eurozone, especially with the debt-related distress in the latter. Solutions to the current maladies in the global economy include strict control of financial speculation and the institution of an employer of last resort policy, both at the initiative of the state.en_US
dc.publisherLevy Economics Institute of Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NYen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking paper, Levy Economics Institute 677en_US
dc.subject.keywordglobal crisisen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabor flexibilityen_US
dc.titleThe global crisis and the remedial actions: A nonmainstream perspectiveen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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