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The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

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ISBN 9780674062191

Publication Date: 11/30/2011


408 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • I. An Analytic Narrative of the Crisis
    • The Calm before the Storm: 2001–2006
    • To the Abyss: December 2007–September 2008
    • The Spectre of the Great Depression: October 2008–March 2009
    • Bottoming Out: Spring 2009–Autumn 2009
    • The Movement for Financial Regulatory Reform: June–December 2009
    • Depression and Aftershock: 2007–?
  • II. What Lessons Have We Learned from the Crisis?
    • The Fragility of Finance
    • Keynes Redux
    • The Economics of Uncertainty
    • The Crisis of Macroeconomics
  • III. The Way Forward
    • Reform You Can Believe In
    • America in a World Economy
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Financial Times Financial Book of the Year, 2010

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