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Contributor Archive: Engelbert Stockhammer

Alternative economics

A new student movement
by and / RP 189 (Jan/Feb 2015) / Commentary

Economics is in crisis. The profession is under attack from the media, employers and the general public. The economists we are producing are not performing the tasks society demands from them. [1 ]

The recent global crisis not only led to a questioning of mainstream macroeconomic theories and their relevance …


The financial crisis in Europe
by / RP 175 (Sep/Oct 2012) / Commentary

Financial collapse is haunting Europe. The most immediate fear is that a small European state might default on its government debt, but several large European banks might go bust because of a deflated real-estate bubble in Southern Europe. Brutal austerity policies have been imposed on countries that are already in recession, but in …