Egalitarian Perspectives: Essays in Philosophical Economics by John E. Roemer

By John E. Roemer

This e-book provides fifteen essays, written during the last dozen years, that discover modern philosophical debates on egalitarianism, utilizing the instruments of recent financial thought, normal equilibrium idea, online game conception, and the idea of mechanism layout. Egalitarian views is split into 4 components: the 1st half offers Roemer's influential reconceptualization of the Marxian conception of exploitation as a idea of distributive justice; the second one half deals a critique of Ronald Dworkin's equality-of-resources thought; the 3rd half introduces a singular program of the speculation of mechanism layout to the learn of political philosophy; and the fourth half offers the author's perspectives on industry socialism and public possession, and demonstrates that Professor Roemer is on the leading edge of refining new theories and conceptions of industry socialism.

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Labour Market Flexibility and Pension Reforms: Flexible by Professor Karl, Professor Karl Hinrichs, Dr Matteo Jessoula

By Professor Karl, Professor Karl Hinrichs, Dr Matteo Jessoula

More and more versatile labour markets and reforms of old-age pension structures are nonetheless score excessive at the political schedule of ecu international locations. This quantity investigates even if, and to what quantity, the interaction among pension reforms and the unfold of 'atypical' employment styles and fragmented careers has a damaging impression uponeconomic protection in outdated age. the quantity, for that reason, analyzes the flexibility-security nexus via concentrating on the post-retirement part, therefore extending the normal slim proposal of 'flexicurity'. The ebook additionally questions whetherreforms of private and non-private pension schemes compensate or irritate the dangers of more and more versatile hard work markets and odd employment careers after retirement? round this overarching study query, a number of the contributions within the quantity hire an identical analytical framework which will map, after which examine, the advancements in seven ecu nations - Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, and the united kingdom which current diversified labour marketplace preparations and numerous levels of flexibleness, in addition to diversified pension structures.

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Crowding Out Fiscal Stimulus: Testing the Effectiveness of by John J. Heim

By John J. Heim

This booklet offers overwhelming proof that US govt stimulus courses during the last fifty years haven't labored. utilizing the simplest and latest econometric checking out types, it applies 228 separate tough technological know-how assessments to check the consequences of other stimulus types that are meant to, in thought, have proven confident effects. by way of trying out each attainable substitute interpretation, beginning with one period of time after which retesting in 3 extra time classes, this definitive learn reveals that even if favoring pro-stimulus Keynesian versions, public financing via executive tax cuts and spending raise courses is prone to force down - or "crowd out" - as a lot inner most region spending because it stimulates within the public sector.

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Risk-based Supervision of Pension Funds: Emerging Practices by Greg Brunner, Roberto Rocha

By Greg Brunner, Roberto Rocha

Risk-Based Supervision of Pension cash offers a evaluation of the layout and adventure of risk-based pension fund supervision in nations which were leaders within the improvement of those tools. The usage of risk-based tools originates essentially within the supervision of banks. in recent times it has more and more been prolonged to different kinds of monetary intermediaries, together with pension cash and insurers. the craze towards risk-based supervision of pensions displays an expanding concentrate on possibility administration in either banking and coverage according to 3 key parts: capital standards, supervisory assessment, and marketplace self-discipline. even though comparable in thought to the innovations built in banking, its software to pension money has required transformations, quite for outlined contribution money that move funding hazard to fund contributors. The nations tested - Australia, Denmark, Mexico, and the Netherlands - supply a number adventure that illustrates either the variety of pension structures and the techniques to risk-based supervision, and in addition provides a commonality of specialize in sound danger administration and potent supervisory results.

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Europe Managing the Crisis: The politics of fiscal by Walter Kickert, Tiina Randma-Liiv

By Walter Kickert, Tiina Randma-Liiv

Studies of the new monetary difficulty were mostly ruled by way of economists, however the similarities and alterations among eu nations' reaction replicate either financial and political views that have ended in huge adjustments of their judgements.

Drawing on uniquely finished examine information, this ebook provides an in-depth comparative research of ways 14 ecu governments tackled the problem of economic consolidation, and analyses the political decision-making in the back of those measures. by means of exploring nationwide responses not only in economic phrases, but in addition from a political point of view, it finds that call making has been pushed through political components with profound results on public management and administration.

This ground-breaking booklet fills a tremendous hole within the examine literature for students of public administration, public management and coverage, and may be a benchmark for destiny paintings at the worldwide financial crisis.

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Wie funktionieren Zentralbanken?: Geld- und Währungspolitik by Nils Herger

By Nils Herger

Zentralbanken stehen mehr denn je im Zentrum des öffentlichen Interesses. Beim Auftreten von Wirtschaftskrisen, bei Turbulenzen im Währungssystem oder gar bei „finanziellen Rettungsaktionen“ für ganze Staaten treten sie sichtbar auf den Plan. In Politik, Medien und Finanzbranche finden aufgeregte Debatten über die Ausrichtung der Geld- und Währungspolitik statt: used to be können, used to be dürfen Zentralbanken und was once nicht? In der Tat ist es nicht immer einfach nachzuvollziehen, wie eine Zentralbank überhaupt Einfluss auf die Gesamtwirtschaft nehmen kann: Wie steuert eine Zentralbank beispielsweise die Geldmenge? Über welche Kanäle beeinflusst die Geldpolitik relevante Wirtschaftsgrößen wie die Inflation oder die Konjunkturlage? Warum ist es überhaupt von Vorteil, eine unabhängige Zentralbank zu haben? Welches sind die Vor- und Nachteile einer Gemeinschaftswährung? Antworten auf diese und weitere Fragen gibt dieses Buch.

Der Inhalt

  • Kleine Geschichte der Zentralbanken
  • Geld als Schmiermittel der Wirtschaft
  • Geldpolitische Instrumente
  • Lang- und kurzfristige Effekte der Geldpolitik
  • Die Unabhängigkeit der Zentralbank
  • Internationale Wechselwirkungen im Geld- und Währungswesens

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Tackling Japan’s Fiscal Challenges: Strategies to Cope with by Keimei Kaizuka, Anne O. Krueger

By Keimei Kaizuka, Anne O. Krueger

This booklet examines how Japan should still focus on economic demanding situations, as calls for at the price range from an aging society have necessitated the reigning in of public debt and the revamp of the pension and healthcare platforms. It combines insights from educational examine with the perspectives of policymakers to distil key matters that have to tell public debate.

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We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our by Edward D. Kleinbard

By Edward D. Kleinbard

We Are larger Than This essentially reframes funds debates within the usa. writer Edward D. Kleinbard explains how the public's preoccupation with tax coverage by myself has obscured any knowing of government's skill to counterpoint the personal zone via funding and assurance courses that increase the final welfare and prosperity of our society at huge.

He argues that once we elect how govt should still spend and tax, we open a window into our "fiscal soul," simply because these offerings are the ability through which we exhibit the values we cherish and the regard within which we carry our fellow voters. although those values are being reduced by means of short-sighted judgements to starve executive, strategic govt spending can without delay make electorate happier, more fit, or even wealthier.

Expertly combining the newest financial learn along with his insider wisdom of the price range technique right into a uncomplicated but compelling narrative, he unmasks the tax mythologies and fake arguments that too usually dominate modern discourse approximately price range rules. huge amounts of comparative facts are succinctly distilled to situate the USA between its peer international locations, in order that readers can pass judgement on for themselves no matter if modern price range offerings rather mirror our aspirational economic soul.

Kleinbard's presentation takes a multi-disciplinary method, drawing on economics, finance, legislations, political technological know-how and ethical philosophy. He uniquely weaves fiscal learn and ethical philosophy jointly via emphasizing our welfare, not only our nationwide source of revenue, and through contrasting the particular ideals of Adam Smith, a superb ethical thinker, with the sketch model of the fellow provided via proponents of the main severe different types of inner most marketplace triumphalism.

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