The Political Origins of Our Economic Discontents: Contemporary Adjustment Problems in Historical Perspective

  title={The Political Origins of Our Economic Discontents: Contemporary Adjustment Problems in Historical Perspective},
  author={P. Hall},
  • P. Hall
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
—0 —+1 129 The fi nancial crises and recession of 2008– 9 are the worst experienced by the developed democracies since World War II. Will this crisis inspire radical changes in policies or in the economic models that underlie them? How do we explain the adjustment paths countries take in the wake of such a crisis? These are economic questions about the sources of demand and supply in a chastened world, and po liti cal questions about how the will to adjust is generated. Such issues can be… Expand
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