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Brazil's liberal neo-developmentalism: New paradigm or edited orthodoxy?
  • Cornel Ban
  • Economics, Political Science
  • 1 April 2013
ABSTRACT Is Brazil's economic policy regime a mere tinkering of the Washington Consensus? The evidence suggests that Brazilian governments institutionalized a hybrid policy regime that layers
Ruling Ideas: How Global Neoliberalism Goes Local
  • Cornel Ban
  • Political Science, Economics
  • 16 June 2016
Neoliberal economic theories are powerful because their domestic translators make them go local, hybridizing global scripts with local ideas. This does not mean that all local translations shape
Banking on Bonds: The New Links between States and Markets
© 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. This article examines a neglected structural transformation in European finance: the growing importance of government debt as collateral for Europe's repo markets,
Austerity versus Stimulus? Understanding Fiscal Policy Change at the International Monetary Fund Since the Great Recession
Since 2008, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has become more open to the use of discretionary fiscal stimulus packages to deal with recessions, while changing its doctrine on the timing and
The BRICs and the Washington Consensus: An introduction
Over the past two decades, the spread of ideas and policies associated with the Washington Consensus has captured the attention of political economists. As a systemic feature of the global economy,...
Economic Transnationalism and its Ambiguities: The Case of Romanian Migration to Italy
Taking the case of migratory flows between Romania and Italy as a case study, this article investigates the ways in which spaces of economic transnationalism emerge and are reproduced over time.
The professional politics of the austerity debate: A comparative field analysis of the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund
How do different professional structures shape the economic ideas with which international financial institutions derive legitimacy and authority for their policy decisions? The comparative
Recalibrating Policy Orthodoxy: The IMF Since the Great Recession
This special issue reviews patterns of policy stability and change at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since the Great Recession and attempts to explain their causes. The contributors show that
From Cocktail to Dependence: The Great Recession and the Transformation of Romanian Capitalism
How has the Great Recession shaped the institutional landscape of peripheral European market economies? Looking at the dynamic institutions of Romanian capitalism the paper finds evidence of the