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Jeremy Corbyn i la batalla laborista

By on 20/08/2016 in internacional with 0 Comments
Jeremy Corbyn i la batalla laborista

Introducció El proper 24 de setembre s’anunciaràn els resultats de les primàries del Partit Laborista britànic, contesa entre Jeremy Corbyn, actual secretari general i membre de l’ala esquerra, i Owen Smith, del sector pròxim a Tony Blair. No són unes primàries qualsevols, hi ha en joc més que un càrrec. En un context de crisi […]

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Influence of WW2 in the implementation of Keynesian Demand Management

Influence of WW2 in the implementation of Keynesian Demand Management

  The Keynesian Demand Management -KDM- Theory Governments’ response to the Great Depression started with the “laissez-faire” paradigm, austerity policies and the belief that free markets would automatically adjust for the optimal outcome.   With unemployment rates in USA and UK reaching 20%, British economist John M Keynes challenged the mainstream classical approach and advocated […]

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The Catalan Bailout

By on 29/08/2012 in Boxed Economics with 1 Comment
The Catalan Bailout

As the news spread over the €5bn bailout Catalonia has requested, the question is: how did we get here? Catalan governmental forces name three factors: the financial turmoil in the euro-area and Spain, the fiscal deficit between Catalonia and Spain, and the financial mess left in the public accounts by the previous left-wing Catalan government. […]

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