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Unemployment

Charles H. Feinstein, Peter Temin, and Gianni Toniolo

in The World Economy between the World Wars

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195307559
eISBN:
9780199867929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307559.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Large-scale industrial unemployment was a new and unwelcome phenomenon in the 1930s. In addition to surveying official statistics, this chapter describes the experience of being unemployed in Europe ... More


Conclusion

Matthew P. Drennan

in Income Inequality: Why It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300209587
eISBN:
9780300216349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209587.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Rising income inequality has had deleterious effects upon household debt and saving. The overhang of debt and revived saving by households post 2007 will be a drag on economic expansion for some ... More


Real Full Employment: Where Capital Fails, How Government Can Succeed

Frank Stricker

in American Unemployment: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043154
eISBN:
9780252052033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043154.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter argues that deficit spending is useful but scattershot tax cuts are not very effective. Rich people and business owners often do other things with new money than create good jobs. ... More


The Last Four Decades: The Spiral Unperturbed, Halted, Resumed

Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

in The Political Economy of Italy's Decline

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198796992
eISBN:
9780191838620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796992.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the 1980–2017 period, during which, having reached the peak of its convergence to the productivity frontier, Italy’s decline began and progressively accelerated. Its proximate ... More


The overlapping generations model

Hans Fehr and Fabian Kindermann

in Introduction to Computational Economics Using Fortran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804390
eISBN:
9780191917202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804390.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

In discussing the life-cycle model, we focused on the individual-choice problem without taking into account the interaction between households, the production sector of the economy, and the ... More


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