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Economic policy alternatives for post-2015

TDR 2014 on policy space and global governance

Having avoided a deep depression, stabilized financial markets and recovered the ground lost during the crisis years, there is a growing belief in some policy circles that the global economy is back to normal. But UNCTAD’s 2014 Trade and Development Report (see reference) suggests that tight fiscal policy, flexibilisation of labour markets, active monetary policies and the reliance on buoyant asset prices cannot bring the world economy back to robust health. By Rainer Falk

 

Sluggish growth, weak employment conditions, high household indebtedness and persistently high levels of inequality are neither new nor normal.  Rather, the report insists that the main problems in the post-crisis period are insufficient aggregate demand and continuing financial instability, and that both of these issues reflect policy choice ...


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UNCTAD’s global economy model
Expanding policy space: A common agenda
Better coordination of policies is essential
Careful consideration of bilateral and regional trade and investment agreements
50 years of UNCTAD – 70 years of Bretton Woods


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Rainer Falk is the editor-in-chief at World Economy & Development.


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