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Adam Smith on markets, competition and violations of natural liberty

Heinz D. Kurz.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure and Pricing; Economics; Financial Regulation. 12976 words.

According to Adam Smith, markets and trade are, in principle, good things—provided there is competition and a regulatory framework that prevents ruthless selfishness, greed and rapacity...

An ‘unproductive labour’ view of finance

Aldo Barba and Giancarlo de Vivo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Financial Institutions and Services; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 9021 words.

The present paper discusses the role of the financial sector in a capitalist economy, arguing that the huge increase in its weight (economic and otherwise) in the last decades is not...

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The current economic crisis: its nature and the course of academic economics

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Systems; General Economics and Teaching; Economic Methodology; Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Economic History; Financial Institutions and Services; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Capitalist Systems; Individual Economists. 11027 words.

The current crisis has triggered significant debate concerning economic theory and policy. Largely absent from this debate is an informed discussion of the methods used by economists in...

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Income distribution and the size of the financial sector: a Sraffian analysis

Carlo Panico, Antonio Pinto and Martín Puchet Anyul.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Corporate Regulation; General Aggregative Models; Money and Interest Rates; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 13059 words.

This paper explores the existence of links among the recent trends in income distribution, in the turnover of the financial industry and in financial regulation, moving from Sraffa’s...

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The influence of the economic approaches to regulation on banking regulations: a short history of banking regulations

Sophie Harnay and Laurence Scialom.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Financial Regulation; Law and Economics. 14007 words.

This article highlights the theoretical foundations of the regulations at work in the banking sector and examines their responsibility in the onset of the 2007–2008 financial crisis....

Out of the corridor: Keynes and the crisis

Axel Leijonhufvud.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; Financial Institutions and Services; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Money and Interest Rates. 9282 words.

We should learn from Keynes to focus on the macroproblems of our day. Today's problem is the financial crisis and the resulting great recession. Neither the standard Keynesian policies of...

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