The causes and health effects of the Great Recession: from neoliberalism to ‘healthy de-growth’

  title={The causes and health effects of the Great Recession: from neoliberalism to ‘healthy de-growth’},
  author={R. de Vogli and J. T. Owusu},
  journal={Critical Public Health},
  pages={15 - 31}
  • R. de Vogli, J. T. Owusu
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • Critical Public Health
  • In 2008, the world experienced the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The crisis is often described in relation to its proximal risk factors such as the proliferation of risky loans and mortgage-based securities, but the root causes of the Great Recession include distal risk factors such as indiscriminate capital flow, excessive financial deregulation, and high concentration of wealth in the top distribution. Ultimately, the crisis is a byproduct of neoliberal policies and the… CONTINUE READING
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