The Global Crisis And The Remedial Actions: A Nonmainstream Perspective

The global financial crisis has now spread across multiple countries and sectors, affecting both financial and real spheres in the advanced as well as the developing economies. This has been caused by policies based on "Rational expectation" models that advocate deregulated finance, with facilities for easy credit and derivatives, along with globalized exposures for financial institutions. The financial crisis has combined with long-term structural changes in the real economy that trend toward underconsumption, generating contractionary effects therein and contributing to further instabilities in the financial sector.

Provided by: Levy Economics Institute Topic: Big Data Date Added: Jul 2011 Format: PDF

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