The Long Wave in the World Economy: The Current Crisis in Historical Perspective

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Routledge, Sep 13, 2013 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
Long waves are cycles of some fifty years duration in which a period of rapid expansion is followed by one of slow growth of stagnation. This book provides a critical examination of long wave theory and an original explanation of long fluctuations which is highly relevant to the current crisis in the world economy.

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Contents

Technological styles
36
Integration disintegration and crisis
71
Monetary feedback
84
Population feedback
101
Inequality feedback 1 In the North
122
Inequality feedback 2 International and in the South
147
A résumé of the theoretical argument
189
A historical account 18961945
207
A historical account from 1945 to the present
248
The way to the next upswing
272
Notes
295
Bibliography
320
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