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Law and Macroeconomics

Legal Remedies to Recessions

This book challenges the economic orthodoxy which has governed tax policy over the past four decades, and reclaims John Maynard Keynes’s fundamental insights for the twenty-first century. Listokin’s neo-Keynesianism can transform the tax code into a powerful force for both social justice and economic prosperity over the next generation.—Bruce Ackerman, author of We the People

For decades, microeconomics has dominated the field of law and economics. Yair Listokin’s book turns law’s attention to macroeconomics and, in doing so, identifies crucial but overlooked strategies for fighting the next recession. Few books have an impact on theory and practice, but Listokin’s Law and Macroeconomics promises to change our thinking in both arenas.—Heather K. Gerken, Yale Law School

Legal scholars have been trying to ignore macroeconomics for decades, but the problems of growth, deficits, money supply, and recession won’t let themselves be ignored. Fortunately, Yair Listokin’s fine book illuminates the path forward.—Eric A. Posner, University of Chicago Law School

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene