Sau, Lino (2006): Non-stabilizing Flexibility:From the Contributions By Keynes and Kalecki Towards a Post-Keynesian Approach. Published in: Studi Economici , Vol. 88, No. 1 (2006): pp. 79-92.
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New and old mainstream macroeconomics argues that price flexibility stabilizes the economy. After a decline in aggregate demand, the more rapid prices fall, the faster output returns to its full employment level. The theoretical basis for this result is the well known "Pigou effect". However both Keynes and Kalecki rejected the thesis that price flexibility, in a demand-induced recession, can be stabilizistabilizing. This paper seeks to contrast Keynes's and Kalecki's ideas with the mainstream and discuss and alternative approach in the spirit of the post-keynesian's debt-deflation school.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Studi Economici, Franco Angeli Ed. Rome n. 88, 2006 pp. 79-92|
|Original Title:||Non-stabilizing Flexibility:From the Contributions By Keynes and Kalecki Towards a Post-Keynesian Approach|
|Keywords:||Non-stabilizing flexibily; Pigou effect: Fisher effect; Debt-deflation|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E32 - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
|Depositing User:||Lino SAU|
|Date Deposited:||09. Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 10:43|