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Inflation and Income Distribution in Capitalist Crisis

J. A. Kregel

Inflation and Income Distribution in Capitalist Crisis

Essays in Memory of Sidney Weintraub

by J. A. Kregel

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Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income distribution,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • INFLATION (FINANCE),
  • Weintraub, Sidney,
  • Capitalism,
  • Weintraub, Sidney,,
  • 1914-,
  • Price Theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045311M
    ISBN 100814745962
    ISBN 109780814745960

    How Will Capitalism End? Wolfgang Streeck. Professor Streeck, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Research in Cologne, begins with a review of the book Does Capitalism Have a Future? He notes that post-World War II democratic capitalism was based upon the shotgun marriage of markets to pursue economic growth and democracy to prevent .   Some 20 years ago, following the crumbling of the Soviet system, this would have seemed outmoded. But it needs another look, following the increase in the concentration of wealth and income.” 1. With the return of capitalist crisis, there has been a renewed interest in Marxist economic theory.

    Introduction. The book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty (TP) caused quite a stir in the world of bourgeois economics when it was translated into English last won the Financial Times business book of , has become a best seller and made the author a millionaire. The book contains a wealth of empirical material which TP has painstakingly . This paper develops a model of inflation, distribution and accumulation. The theory of inflation is a conflict theory in which inflation results from the conflicting claims on income made by workers and firms, claims which are affected by the relative bargaining power of the two by:

      The trend has made U.S. income distribution, as measured by the widely used Gini coefficient, among the most unequal in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. With a coefficient of (after taxes and transfers) in the mids as cited by Noah, only Portugal, Turkey and Mexico were more unequal. The phrase “distribution of income” refers to a statistical distribution, not to a government collecting income and handing it out. How I Fought Envy, Part 3, by David R. Henderson. EconLog, Aug The third thing that helps me when I feel envious is to realize that the language of economics has set me up, along with many others.


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Inflation and Income Distribution in Capitalist Crisis by J. A. Kregel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inflation and Income Distribution in Capitalist Crisis: Economics Books @ hor: J. Kregel. A collection of essays based on the theories of Sidney Weintraub, economic theorist and policy-maker.

They all touch on the main theme of crucial importance he accorded to inflation and income distribution in understanding the process of development of capitalism. About this book A collection of essays based on the theories of Sidney Weintraub, economic theorist and policy-maker.

They all touch on the main theme of crucial importance he accorded to inflation and income distribution in understanding the process of development of capitalism. Finance-dominated Capitalism and Re-distribution of Income 3.

Finance-dominated Capitalism, Capital Accumulation and Macroeconomic Regimes 4. Finance-dominated Capitalism and Long-run Productivity Growth 5. Finance-dominated Capitalism, Consumption, Household Debt and Instability 6. Finance-dominated Capitalism, Global Imbalances and Crisis by:   In the s, US capitalism suffered a legitimacy crisis as the economy was mired in high inflation, unemployment, and slower growth.

The rate of profit had been decreasing since the late s and by the mids Wall Street was in poor by: 1. One of the main arguments of this paper is that under existing institutions in the developed capitalist economies, inflation of the type experienced in the late s and early s leads to prolonged periods of high unemployment and low to zero rates of growth of productivity, i.e., economic : John Cornwall.

So income distribution in capitalism can be characterised as a ‘battle of the mark-ups’ – workers try to get more real output for themselves by pushing for higher money wages and firms then resisting the squeeze on their profits by passing on the rising cost – that is, increasing prices with the mark-up constant.

The Revenge of the Capitalist Class: Crisis, the Legitimacy of Capitalism and the Restoration of Finance from the s to Present Article in SSRN Electronic Journal Author: Thomas Volscho.

So that if the return on capital is 5% and the capital stock is 6 times the level of income, then the capital share in output will be 30%. Indeed there has been some downward trend in the labour share of income in the past couple of decades and this observation may provide some support for the view.

Using the highest income 1% as a surrogate for the ‘capitalist class,’ between (when the historical tax data begin) and the late s, capitalists received between 15 and 25% of total reported income, with a peak occurring inas the Great Depression by: Such an effect could result in interest affecting both the inter-class and the intra-capitalist income distribution crisis that many capitalist countries face today.

inflation and income. Downloadable. In this timely and thought-provoking book, Eckhard Hein illustrates that the Great Recession, which hit the world economy in /09, is rooted in the contradictions of finance-dominated capitalism.

The author provides an in-depth exploration of the macroeconomics of finance-dominated capitalism, its problems and its crisis, and presents economic policy.

Inflation and income distribution in capitalist crisis. Basingstoke: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Online version: Inflation and income distribution in capitalist crisis.

Basingstoke: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: J A Kregel; Sidney.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a book by French economist Thomas focuses on wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States since the 18th century.

It was initially published in French (as Le Capital au XXIe siècle) in August ; an English translation by Arthur Goldhammer followed in April The book's central thesis is that Author: Thomas Piketty. Measuring income and living standards. History’s hockey stick: Growth in income. The permanent technological revolution.

The economy and the environment. Capitalism defined: Private property, markets, and firms. Capitalism as an economic system. The gains from specialization.

Capitalism, causation and history. Get this from a library. Inflation and income distribution in capitalist crisis: essays in memory of Sidney Weintraub.

[Sidney Weintraub; J A Kregel;]. Second, personal income distribution has become more unequal in most of the countries from the mids to the late s. Taking the Gini coefficient as an indicator, this is true for the distribution of market income, with the Netherlands being the only exception in our dataset ().If we include re-distribution via taxes and social policies by the state and take a look at the distribution Cited by:   Capitalism is in crisis.

And we cannot get out of it by carrying on as before For wages to rise, workers need to take home a larger share of national income – through a higher minimum wage. Conflict, Inflation and Income Distribution Matias Vernengo Fears of inflation have been misplaced, since there is little evidence that without wage resistance, which depends on the bargaining position of workers, there could be systematic inflation pressures.

As a ‘system’ of ‘natural’ distribution capitalism is theorized to allocate income and wealth according to economic contribution. If ‘it’ fails to do so then its legitimacy as political economy premised in ‘nature’ and ‘natural order’ is questionable.

Read the full-text online edition of Our Overloaded Economy: Inflation, Unemployment, and the Crisis in American Capitalism (). The Distribution of Income and Wealth Chapter 4 Feudalism in Modern Dress Power.He has written many academic articles and numerous books dedicated to economic development and wealth distribution, and achieved international recognition on a huge scale with the publication of Capital in the Twenty-First Century.

application/pdf 1 capitalism, democracy, distribution of wealth, economics, inflation, political economy, state.posted on 21 March by Philip Pilkington Noah Smith has a recent post on inflation in wh.