Cycles, Value & Employment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080312835, 9781483293202

Cycles, Value & Employment

1st Edition

Responses To The Economic Crisis

Editors: Orio Giarini
eBook ISBN: 9781483293202
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 16th February 2016
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Description

An unconventional evaluation of the causes which, in the last ten years, have dramatically pushed down the rates of economic growth. The distinguished author, a member of the Club of Rome, argues that it is not simply a question of a new long term economic cycle of the types described by Schumpeter and Kondratieff, but is rather the effect of a fundamental change in the traditional, industrial modes of production. A clear evaluation of such change leads to the necessity of reformulating the notion of economic value, in order to find new strategies for developing a nation's wealth.

Readership

Of interest to economists and general readers.

Table of Contents

The long term economic movements and the dynamics of technical progress: their implications for a policy of science, technology and scientific developments, O Giarini & H Loubergé. The notion of economic value in the post-industrial society. Notes: The employment problem. A new "supply side economics": the question of the diminishing returns of technology. Economic crisis, interest rates and the diminishing returns of technology.

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Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1984
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483293202

About the Editor

Orio Giarini