By Anton Hemerijck, Ben Knapen, Ellen van Doorne

ISBN-10: 9089641920

ISBN-13: 9789089641922

Even though it will be untimely to presume to spot the precise repercussions of the present monetary challenge, it really is transparent that it'll have profound results within the political, fiscal, and social spheres. Written in the course of the inner most financial hindrance because the nice melancholy, Aftershocks includes twenty-four essays—based on interviews with students, trendy ecu politicians, and major figures from company and banking—that think about the origins of the concern in addition to the prospective social, financial, and political ameliorations it can engender. one of the individuals are Barry Eichengreen, Tony Atkinson, David Soskice, Nancy Birdsall, Amitai Etzioni, Helmut Schmidt, and Jacques Delors.

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Moreover, the high level of sub-disciplinary specialisation in the field of economics made it difficult for any single academic to put all the pieces together. This intellectual inertia and sub-specialisation blinded academic economists to the underlying causes of the crisis. In this respect, the current crisis is a wakeup call, re-introducing the concepts of animal spirits, imperfect information, cognitive limitation, and heterogeneity in the use of information back into macroeconomic and financial market modelling and analysis.

Despite mounting social problems, countries like Spain, Ireland, and other smaller European economies show no signs of wanting to abandon the euro-area. A fair number of traditionally euro-sceptical EU member states, such as Denmark and Sweden, now view the prospects of joining the euro-area far more favourably in the wake of the crisis. Hungary and Poland have both indicated 42 aftershocks that they want to speed up their transition to the euro as a result of the crisis. Iceland has already applied.

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