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Rethinking Capitalism

Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Paperback Engels 2016 9781119120957
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"Thought provoking and fresh – this book challenges how we think about economics.

Gillian Tett, Financial Times
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Western capitalism is in crisis. For decades investment has been falling, living standards have stagnated or declined, and inequality has risen dramatically. Economic policy has neither reformed the financial system nor restored stable growth. Climate change meanwhile poses increasing risks to future prosperity.
In this book some of the world s leading economists propose new ways of thinking about capitalism. In clear and compelling prose, each chapter shows how today s deep economic problems reflect the inadequacies of orthodox economic theory and the failure of policies informed by it. The chapters examine a range of contemporary economic issues, including fiscal and monetary policy, financial markets and business behaviour, inequality and privatisation, and innovation and environmental change. The authors set out alternative economic approaches which better explain how capitalism works, why it often doesn t, and how it can be made more innovative, inclusive and sustainable. Outlining a series of far–reaching policy reforms, Rethinking Capitalism offers a powerful challenge to mainstream economic debate, and new ideas to transform it.

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ISBN13:9781119120957
Taal:Engels
Bindwijze:paperback
Aantal pagina's:224
Verschijningsdatum:5-8-2016
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Over Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato (PhD) is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL), where she is Founding Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP). She is winner of international prizes including the 2020 John Von Neumann Award, the 2019 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values and the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. She was named as one of the '3 most important thinkers about innovation' by the New Republic and one of the 25 leaders shaping the future of capitalism by Wired. Her highly acclaimed book The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths (2013) investigates the critical role the state plays in driving growth and her book The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy (2018) looks at how value creation needs to be rewarded over value extraction. She advises policy makers around the world on innovation-led inclusive and sustainable growth. Her current roles include being a member of the Scottish Government's Council of Economic Advisors; the South African President's Economic Advisory Council; the OECD Secretary General's Advisory Group on a New Growth Narrative; and the UN's Committee for Development Policy (CDP). Through her role as Special Advisor for the EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, she authored the high impact report on Mission-Oriented Research & Innovation in the European Union, turning "missions" into a crucial new instrument in the European Commission's Horizon innovation programme.

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Inhoudsopgave

1: Rethinking Capitalism: An Introduction (Michael Jacobs and Mariana Mazzucato)
2: The Failure of Austerity: Rethinking Fiscal Policy (Stephanie Kelton)
3: Understanding Money and Macroeconomic Policy (L. Randall Wray and Yeva Nersisyan)
4: The Costs of Short–termism (Andrew Haldane)
5: Innovative Enterprise and the Theory of the Firm (William Lazonick)
6: Innovation, the State and Patient Capital (Mariana Mazzucato)
7: Investment–led Growth: A Solution to the European Crisis (Stephany Griffith–Jones and Giovanni Cozzi)
8: Inequality and Economic Growth (Joseph Stiglitz)
9: The Paradoxes of Privatisation and Public Service Outsourcing (Colin Crouch)
10: Decarbonisation: Innovation and the Economics of Climate Change (Dimitri Zenghelis)
11: Capitalism, Technology and a Green Global Golden Age: The Role of History in Helping to Shape the Future (Carlota Perez)

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