Aftershocks: Economic Crisis and Institutional Choice by Anton Hemerijck, Ben Knapen, Ellen van Doorne

By Anton Hemerijck, Ben Knapen, Ellen van Doorne

Even though it will be untimely to presume to spot the precise repercussions of the present fiscal concern, it's transparent that it'll have profound results within the political, fiscal, and social spheres. Written in the middle of the private financial challenge because the nice melancholy, Aftershocks comprises twenty-four essays—based on interviews with students, favorite eu politicians, and top figures from company and banking—that think of the origins of the predicament in addition to the prospective social, monetary, and political ameliorations it may well engender. one of several members are Barry Eichengreen, Tony Atkinson, David Soskice, Nancy Birdsall, Amitai Etzioni, Helmut Schmidt, and Jacques Delors.

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The question of institutional choice and regime change, for present purposes, encompasses two key dimensions. Internationally, the task will be to devise a stable and sustainable system for international cooperation and regulation, which addresses the diverse needs of advanced, developing, and the least-developed economies; domestically, institutional change requires recalibrating the role of the state in shaping a stable economy by combining economic dynamism with a more equitable distribution of life chances.

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