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    Zombie Economics
    Zombie Economics
    How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us
    In the graveyard of economic ideology, dead ideas still stalk the land. The recent financial crisis laid bare many of the assumptions behind market liberalism - the theory that markets always know best, regardless of the problem. For decades, their advocates dominated economics, and their influence created a system where an unthinking faith in markets led many to view speculative investments as fundamentally safe. The crisis seemed to have killed off these ideas, but they still live on in the minds of many - members of the public, commentators, politicians, economists, and even those charged with cleaning up the mess. In <i>Zombie Economics</i>, John Quiggin explains how these dead ideas still walk among us, in Australia and abroad - and why we must find a way to kill them once and for all if we are to avoid an even bigger financial crisis in the future. Because these ideas will never die unless there is an alternative, <i>Zombie Economics</i> also looks ahead at what could replace market liberalism, arguing that a simple return to Keynesian economics and the politics of the welfare state will not be enough - either to kill dead ideas, or to prevent future crises. This new edition includes an Australia - specific preface and a full chapter on the local scene.
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    Book Author
    John Quiggin
    Genre Business & Economics
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459661677
    Publisher
    Black Inc. Publishing
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    UP TO 30 DAYS (?)

    Publication Date
    11-Apr-2013

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