Hyman P. Minsky. Introduction by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and L. Randall Wray. Stabilizing an Unstable Economy. The late American economist and. Stabilizing an Unstable Economy. Hyman P. Minsky Ph.D. Follow this and additional works at: Introduction to Minsky’s Stabilizing an Unstable Economy. Dimitri Papadimitriou and L. Randall Wray. As we prepared this new edition of Hyman P. Minsky’s.
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His ‘moment’ has arrived. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. From inside the book. Minsky joined the Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College as a distinguished scholar inwhere he continued his research and writing until a few months before his death in October, Stabilizing an Unstable Economy covers:.
Stabilizing an Unstable Economy Hyman P. In his seminal work, Minsky presents his groundbreaking financial theory of investment, one that is startlingly relevant today. Stabilizjng first wrote about the inherent instability of financial markets in the late s, and accurately predicted a transformation of the economy that would not become apparent for nearly a generation.
He explains why the American economy has experienced periods of debilitating Money and Credit in Capitalist Economies: Stabilizing an Unstable Economy is Minsky’s seminal work, and it has been reissued so that it may be broadly available to a stsbilizing generation of economists, analysts, and investors. The book covers, among other topics, the effect of speculative finance on investment and asset prices; booms and busts as unavoidable results of high-risk lending practices; government’s role in bolstering consumption during times of high unemployment; and the need to increase Federal Reserve oversight of banks.
Unlike other critical analyses of capitalist processes, which emphasize the crash, Minsky was more concerned with the behavior of agents during the euphoric periods.
Ininterest in his work suddenly exploded as the financial press recognized the relevance of his analysis to the meltdown of the mortgage-backed securities market. Randall Wray Snippet view – He explains why the American economy uyman experienced periods of debilitating inflation, rising unemployment, and marked slowdowns-and why the economy is now undergoing a credit crisis that he foresaw.
Did Hyman Minsky find the secret behind financial crashes?
Stabilizing an Unstable Economy. More important, he explained why the economy tends to evolve in such a way that these crises become more likely.
Minsky insisted that there is an inherent and fundamental instability in our sort of economy that tends toward a speculative boom. Two of Minsky’s colleagues, Dimitri B.
Publications Book Series May And unlike other analyses that blame “shocks,” “irrational exuberance,” or “foolish” policy, he argued that the processes that generate financial fragility are “natural,” or endogenous to the system. Monetary Policy and Financial Structure. There has never been a more appropriate time to read this classic of economic theory.
Minsky No preview available – Stabilizing mknsky Unstable Economy covers: The Endogenous Money Approach L.
Did Hyman Minsky find the secret behind financial crashes? – BBC News
Minsky long argued markets were crisis prone. Publication Highlight Working Paper No. Indeed, in this book, first published inMinsky examined a number of financial crises in detail, several of which involved similar financial instruments, such as commercial paper, stabilizinb bonds, and real estate and investment trusts.