Neoliberalism in a Time of Crisis: A Critical Assessment of the Defining Policies of the Obama Administration

31 Pages Posted: 29 Jan 2019 Last revised: 15 Feb 2019

Date Written: January 17, 2019

Abstract

This paper considers three key areas of the Obama administration's domestic policy-its handling of the 2008 economic crisis and its aftermath, energy policy and health care in answering the question, "Was it neoliberal?"

Keywords: The Great Recession; 2008 Economic Crisis; Economic Crisis of 2008; Energy Policy; Climate Change; Health Care Reform; Health Care Reform-U.S.; Energy Policy-U.S.; U.S. History-21st Century; Neoliberalism; Democratic Party; Barack Obama; Obama Presidency

Suggested Citation

Elhefnawy, Nader, Neoliberalism in a Time of Crisis: A Critical Assessment of the Defining Policies of the Obama Administration (January 17, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3317549 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3317549

Nader Elhefnawy (Contact Author)

Miami-Dade Community College ( email )

11011 SW 104 Street
Room 6319-30
Miami, FL 33176-3393
United States

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