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Policies for Prosperity : Essays in a Keynesian Mode (Paperback)

Author: Tobin, James

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In these timely essays, Nobel prize?winning economist James Tobin showshow Keynesian economics offers corrective treatment for the economic ailments wehave faced under the Ford, Carter, and Reagan administrations.Essays in the firstpart of the book focus on theory and policy in Keynesian economics, particularly onthe modern anti-Keynesian movements of the 1970s and 1980s. Tobins writings on theevents, controversies, doctrines, and policies of the Reagan era make up the bookssecond section, Essays in part three continue to discuss the Reagan revolution, focusing on fiscal policies and presenting some general macroeconomic principlesthat can be invoked to remedy the situation; those in part four are concerned morespecifically with the conduct of monetary policy. A fifth section addressesinflation stagflation, and unemployment, recommending income policies that Tobinbelieves must become a permanent tool of macroeconomic policy. The book concludeswith several essays on various aspects of political economy, including a timelyreminder that economic policies should serve ethical values.James Tobin, whoreceived the Nobel prize in economics in 1981, is Sterling Professor of Economics atYale. *Author: Tobin, James/ Jackson, Peter M. *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 522 *Publication Date: 1989/02/15 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.00 x 6.06 x 1.16 inches

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Publisher Mit Pr
Mfg Part# 9780262700368
SKU 205072076
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0262700360
Release Date 11/3/2009
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