Lettieri, Antonio (2012): Diseguaglianza, conflitto sociale e sindacati in America. Published in: Moneta e Credito , Vol. Vol 65, No. N° 258 (June 2012): pp. 115-144.
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A comparison of the 2007-08 crisis with that of 1929 showed its extreme gravity, but it also may have implied that the old harmful mistakes would not be repeated. After four years, the crisis has not been solved and it even threatens to worsen. Neo-conservative Republicans claim that this is proof of the failure of Keynesian policies. Yet, there is something structurally distorted in the institutions and policies of American industrial relations. The fall of the ‘social contract’ is the basic element of the crisis of the American social and economic model. In comparison with the crisis of the Thirties and its aftermath, what initially was supposed to possibly evolve toward a new New Deal of the Twenty-first century has evolved just in its opposite.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Diseguaglianza, conflitto sociale e sindacati in America|
|English Title:||Inequality, social conflict and unions in America|
|Keywords:||Inequality, Globalisation, Labour, Welfare, Trade Unions|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I30 - General
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F16 - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
A - General Economics and Teaching > A3 - Collective Works > A32 - Volumes
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
A - General Economics and Teaching > A2 - Economics Education and Teaching of Economics > A20 - General
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H53 - Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C19 - Other
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General > J08 - Labor Economics Policies
D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B19 - Other
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E24 - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital
F - International Economics > F0 - General > F01 - Global Outlook
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925 > B29 - Other
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C00 - General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I0 - General
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B0 - General > B00 - General
D - Microeconomics > D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making > D74 - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B4 - Economic Methodology > B49 - Other
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B59 - Other
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
|Depositing User:||Antonio Lettieri|
|Date Deposited:||24. Oct 2012 17:04|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 08:12|
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