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*The neoliberal answer to the crisis since the 1980’s
 
*The neoliberal answer to the crisis since the 1980’s
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- The extension of neoliberal measures: liberalization, privatization and external opening of economies.
 
- The extension of neoliberal measures: liberalization, privatization and external opening of economies.
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- Main characteristics of the neoliberal period: financialization, stagnation and unemployment.
 
- Main characteristics of the neoliberal period: financialization, stagnation and unemployment.
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- Restoring profitability: the wage stagnation.
 
- Restoring profitability: the wage stagnation.
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- The resurgence of financial capital
 
- The resurgence of financial capital
  
 
*Marxist analysis of the current crisis
 
*Marxist analysis of the current crisis
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- Profitability and evolution of the rate of profit
 
- Profitability and evolution of the rate of profit
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- Financialization and accumulation of fictitious capital: the crisis of neoliberalism
 
- Financialization and accumulation of fictitious capital: the crisis of neoliberalism
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- The Euro crisis: a storm in the center of the world economy
 
- The Euro crisis: a storm in the center of the world economy
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- The crisis in Latin America and Asia
 
- The crisis in Latin America and Asia
  
 
*The responses of the elites to the current crisis and possible alternatives
 
*The responses of the elites to the current crisis and possible alternatives
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- The response in USA: the support to Wall Street and to financial capital
 
- The response in USA: the support to Wall Street and to financial capital
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- Bailouts, austerity and Memorandums in the European Union: deepening social regression
 
- Bailouts, austerity and Memorandums in the European Union: deepening social regression
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- Alternative economic policy
 
- Alternative economic policy
  

Latest revision as of 17:20, 29 November 2012

Plan of the lecture

  • The neoliberal answer to the crisis since the 1980’s

- The extension of neoliberal measures: liberalization, privatization and external opening of economies.

- Main characteristics of the neoliberal period: financialization, stagnation and unemployment.

- Restoring profitability: the wage stagnation.

- The resurgence of financial capital

  • Marxist analysis of the current crisis

- Profitability and evolution of the rate of profit

- Financialization and accumulation of fictitious capital: the crisis of neoliberalism

- The Euro crisis: a storm in the center of the world economy

- The crisis in Latin America and Asia

  • The responses of the elites to the current crisis and possible alternatives

- The response in USA: the support to Wall Street and to financial capital

- Bailouts, austerity and Memorandums in the European Union: deepening social regression

- Alternative economic policy

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