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Behavioral economics and the economics of Keynes
The aim of this paper is two-fold: it first evaluates some of the psychological insights offered by Keynes in his economic theories, and secondly it weighs up these insights in the light of recentExpand
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THE FINANCIAL CRISIS AND THE DOLLAR HEGEMONY
This paper discusses the US dollar hegemony in the world economy. The discussion is carried out in three steps. First, the paper analyses the evolution of the US dollar in the world economy,Expand
The Brazilian Crisis and the New Authoritarianism
Three decades after liberal democracy replaced the military dictatorship of 1964–85, the far right in Brazil has made a comeback, most starkly with the electoral victory of Jair Bolsonaro in 2018.Expand
Demographic Changes, Pension Reforms, and Absolute Surplus Value: Intertemporal Exploitation in Contemporary Capitalism?
This article proposes a Marxist interpretation of contemporary demographic changes and pension system reforms. The former, which have been happening since the first industrial revolution, includingExpand
Fiscal policy rules in a stock-flow consistent model
The present paper analyzes four fiscal policy rules in a Stock-Flow Consistent model. The rules are: (i) government expenditures as a fixed proportion of GDP; (ii) government deficit as a fixedExpand
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Oligarchical restoration and full neoliberalism reloaded : an essay on the roots of the twin crises and the 2016 coup d’etat in Brazil
This essay provides a critical interpretation of the origins of the current combined economic and political crises in Brazil. It is argued that the twin crises reflect both cyclical and structuralExpand
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Liquidity Trap: the Brazilian version
The goal of this paper is to provide an interpretation about the sky-high real interest rates in Brazil. We use Keynes’ argument regarding liquidity trap to identify the forces trapping interestExpand
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TRANSFORMING THE ABSTRACT INTO CONCRETE : THE DUAL SEMANTIC ROOTS OF ABSTRACT ECONOMIC MODELS
The existing connotation of models in economics emerged only in the XXth century, substituting the previous methodological terms: ‘scheme’, ‘diagram’ and ‘system’. This immature characteristic ofExpand
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