Tag Archives for Keynesianism

The world as we know it is a world that never was

Craig Berry

Donald Trump’s election reminds us that world order is based on American imperial power, not liberal ideals – the American empire’s unravelling will now be accelerated There has been much anxiety expressed in recent days on what the election of Donald Trump in the United States, on the back of the Brexit vote in Britain, says about ‘us’ (whether the … Continue reading

7 December 2016 by
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What is money for?

To meet collective societal challenges, and to respond to future recessions, a different way of thinking about money is required One particular exchange from the inaugural SPERI conference in 2012 has always stuck in my mind. After Colin Hay’s opening address, Bob Jessop asked him, ‘what is your theory of money?’ At the time I thought this was distractingly abstract, … Continue reading

5 April 2016 by
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The state of the regions

Scott Lavery

The link that previously connected finance-led growth at the core and public sector employment at the periphery of the British political economy is unravelling The British economy appears to have returned to the debt-led growth model which was in place before the crisis.  Asset-price inflation continues, with property prices rising in London by 18% in the past year.  Relatedly, household … Continue reading

9 October 2014 by
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