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   Reflections on the New Deal: The Vested Interests, Limits to Reform, and the Meaning of Liberal Democracy
Levy Economic Institute
8-May-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2568

I subject some aspects of Roosevelt's "New Deal" to critical analysis, with particular attention to what is termed "liberal democracy." This analysis demonstrates the limits to reform, given the power of "vested interests" as articulated by Thorstein Veblen.....
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   The Dynamics of Japanese Government Bonds' Nominal Yields
Levy Economic Institute
11-May-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2569

This paper employs a Keynesian perspective to explain why Japanese government bonds' (JGBs) nominal yields have been low for more than two decades. It deploys several vector error correction (VEC) models to estimate long-term government bond yields.....
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   Some Comments on the Sraffian Supermultiplier Approach to Growth and Distribution
Levy Economic Institute
17-May-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2571

The paper discusses the Sraffian supermultiplier (SSM) approach to growth and distribution. It makes five points.....
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   Stephanie Kelton has the biggest idea in Washington: By Zach Carter
Levy Economic Institute
20-May-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2580

Huffington Post, May 20, 2018. All Rights Reserved.....
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   The Job Guarantee and the Economics of Fear
Levy Economic Institute
29-May-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2572

The job guarantee (JG) is finally getting the public debate it deserves, according to Pavlina R. Tcherneva, and criticism is expected.....
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   Wage Employment and the Prospects of Women's Economic Empowerment: Some Lessons from Ghana and Tanzania
Levy Economic Institute
31-May-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2573

In this policy note, Thomas Masterson and Ajit Zacharias address the nexus between wage employment, consumption poverty, and time deficits in the context of Ghana and Tanzania. Based on a recently completed research project supported by the Hewlett Foundation, the authors apply the Levy Institute Me....
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   Twenty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Rethinking the Role of Money and Markets in the Global Economy
Levy Economic Institute
1-Jun-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2574

Many of the hopes arising from the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall were still unrealized in 2010 and remain so today, especially in monetary policy and financial supervision. The major players that helped bring on the 2008 financial crisis still exist, with rising levels of moral hazard, including Fann....
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   European Sovereign Bond-Backed Securities: An Assessment and an Alternative Proposal
Levy Economic Institute
8-Jun-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2575

In response to a proposal put forward by the European Commission for the regulation of sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBSs), Mario Tonveronachi provides his analysis of the SBBS scheme and attendant regulatory proposal, and elaborates on an alternative approach to addressing the problems that ha....
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   An Alternative to Sovereign Bond-Backed Securities for the Euro Area
Levy Economic Institute
19-Jun-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2576

The European Commission's proposal for the regulation of sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBSs) follows the release of a high-level taskforce report, sponsored by the European Systemic Risk Board, on the feasibility of an SBBS framework. The proposal and the SBBS scheme, Mario Tonveronachi argues,....
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   Americans are drowning in student-loan debt. The U.S. should forgive all of it.: By Katrina vanden Heuvel
Levy Economic Institute
19-Jun-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2579

Washington Post, June 19, 2018. All Rights Reserved.....
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   External Instability in Transition: Applying Minsky's Theory of Financial Fragility to International Markets
Levy Economic Institute
2-Jul-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2577

This inquiry argues that the successful completion of the transition process in the post-Soviet economies is constrained by the prevailing social structure and low levels of technological progress, both of which require institutional reforms aimed at increasing growth in national income, productivit....
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   What Is A Federal Jobs Guarantee?: by Laura Paddison
Levy Economic Institute
6-Jul-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2581

Huffington Post, July 6, 2018. All Rights Reserved.....
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   Is a Job Guarantee Possible in America?: By Bianca Facchinei
Levy Economic Institute
11-Jul-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2582

Newsy, July 6, 2018. All Rights Reserved.....
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   The Measurement of Time and Consumption Poverty in Ghana and Tanzania: The Levy Institute Measure of Time and Consumption Poverty
Levy Economic Institute
8-Aug-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2583

Time constraints that stem from the overlapping domains of paid and unpaid work are of central concern to the debates surrounding the economic development of developing countries in general and countries of sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Time deficits due to household production are especially ac....
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   Stagnating Economic Well-Being and Unrelenting Inequality: Post-2000 Trends in the United States
Levy Economic Institute
16-Aug-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2584

Ajit Zacharias, Thomas Masterson, and Fernando Rios-Avila update the Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being (LIMEW) for US households for the period 2000-13. The LIMEW-which comprises base income, income from wealth, net government expenditures, and the value of household production-is aimed ....
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   Australian Government Bonds' Nominal Yields: An Empirical Analysis
Levy Economic Institute
21-Aug-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2585

The short-term interest rate is the main driver of the Commonwealth of Australia government bonds' nominal yields. This paper empirically models the dynamics of government bonds' nominal yields using the autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) approach.....
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   Twenty Years of the German Euro Are More than Enough
Levy Economic Institute
24-Aug-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2586

This paper reviews the performance of the euro area since the euro's launch 20 years ago. It argues that the euro crisis has exposed existential flaws in the euro regime.....
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   The Sources and Methods Used in the Creation of the Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being for the United States, 1959-2013
Levy Economic Institute
29-Aug-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2587

This paper documents the sources of data used in the construction of the estimates of the Levy Institute Measure of Economic Wellbeing (LIMEW) for the years 1959, 1972, 1982, 1989, 1992, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010, and 2013. It also documents the methods used to combine the various sources o....
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   German Economic Dominance within the Eurozone and Minsky's Proposal for a Shared Burden between the Hegemon and Core Economic Powers
Levy Economic Institute
31-Aug-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2588

There is no disputing Germany's dominant economic role within the eurozone (EZ) and the broader European Union. Economic leadership, however, entails responsibilities, especially in a world system of monetary production economies that compete with each other according to political and economic inter....
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   Quality of Match for Statistical Matches Using the American Time Use Survey 2013, the Survey of Consumer Finances 2013, and the Annual Social and Economic Supplement 2014
Levy Economic Institute
5-Sep-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2589

This paper describes the quality of the statistical matching between the March 2014 supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the 2013 American Time Use Survey (ATUS) and Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), which are used as the basis for the 2013 Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-B....
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   Summary Fall 2018
Levy Economic Institute
6-Sep-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2590

This issue of the Summary features a public policy brief discussing the European Commission's proposal for regulating sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS) and presents an alternative approach to addressing the problems that are supposed to be solved by an SBBS scheme. Three policy notes also are ....
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   Stagnating Economic Well-Being Amid Rising Government Support
Levy Economic Institute
10-Sep-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2591

The Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being (LIMEW) was designed to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the changes affecting household living standards. Ajit Zacharias, Thomas Masterson, and Fernando Rios-Avila summarize their latest research on the trends in economic well-being for....
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   Black Employment Trends since the Great Recession
Levy Economic Institute
19-Sep-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2592

The Great Recession had a devastating impact on labor force participation and employment. This impact was not unlike other recessions, except in size.....
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   Why We Should Worry About Monopsony
INET Economics
2-Sep-2018
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/why-we-should-worry-about-monopsony

Center stage in the meeting of the Federal Research Bank of Kansas City’s annual symposium in Jackson, Wyoming this August was a discussion of the repercussions of having a small number of companies dominating the labor markets where they hire workers–what....
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   When the Levee Broke
INET Economics
4-Sep-2018
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/when-the-levee-broke

The impact of the 2008 global financial crisis is not just a narrow failure of financial administration and loss of confidence therein. The damage resulting from the Great Financial Crisis is much larger. It has become a symbol of a collapse in a mode of socia....
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