Unions, Employers and Central Banks: Macroeconomic Coordination and Institutional Change in Social Market Economies (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics)
Torben Iversen, Jonas Pontusson, David SoskiceISBN: 0521788846;
This book focuses on some of the most important political-economic changes in advanced industrialized countries over the past two decades, namely, the sharp rise in unemployment in some countries and the growth of inequality in others. Using a variety ofmethodological approaches, the essays provide different pieces to this puzzle and explain how economic outcomes may be linked to macroeconomic policies and wage bargaining practices. Focusing on the experiences of northern European countries, the book also explores the intersection of partisan politics, the international economy, and nationally specific institutions.
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