Contours of Crisis II: Fiction and Reality

Contours of Crisis II: Fiction and Reality
Bichler, Shimshon and Nitzan, Jonathan. (2009). Dollars & Sense. 28 April. (Magazine Article; English).

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Abstract or Brief Description

Economists tell us that the current crisis is our punishment for letting the fiction of finance distort the real economy. But what exactly is this “real” economy and how does finance distort it? Do the economists have a clue?

Language

English

Publication Type

Article - Magazine

Keywords

abstract labour capital capitalization crisis finance ideology intangible assets irrationality Marxism mismatch thesis neoclassical economics utils

Subject

BN Money & Finance
BN Ideology
BN State & Government
BN Methodology
BN International & Global
BN Region - North America
BN Capital & Accumulation
BN Business Enterprise
BN Policy
BN Value & Price
BN Crisis
BN Macro

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258

Deposited On

28 April 2009



Commentary on:
Contours of Crisis: Plus ça change, plus c'est pareil?
Bichler, Shimshon and Nitzan, Jonathan. (2008). Dollars & Sense. 31 December. (Magazine Article; English).

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