Three Comments on Storm “The Economics and Politics of Social Democracy: A Reconsideration”

17 Pages Posted: 15 May 2020

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Joseph Halevi

The University of Sydney - Department of Political Economy; International University College (IUC) of Turin

Peter Kriesler

UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics

Duncan K. Foley

New School for Social Research

Thomas Ferguson

University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science

Date Written: May 8, 2020

Abstract

This Working Paper presents three separate comments on Servaas Storm’s “The Economics and Politics of Social Democracy: A Reconsideration”. The first is by Joseph Halevi and Peter Kriesler; the second is by Duncan Foley; and the third is by Thomas Ferguson.

Keywords: social democracy, wage-led growth, profit-led growth, NAIRU economics, Europe 1945- , New Labor

JEL Classification: E6, E10, E12, H3, N10, P11

Suggested Citation

Halevi, Joseph and Kriesler, Peter and Foley, Duncan K. K and Ferguson, Thomas, Three Comments on Storm “The Economics and Politics of Social Democracy: A Reconsideration” (May 8, 2020). Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 123, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3601332

Joseph Halevi

The University of Sydney - Department of Political Economy ( email )

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Sydney, 2006
Australia

International University College (IUC) of Turin ( email )

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Torino, 10121
Italy

Peter Kriesler

UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics ( email )

High Street
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Duncan K. K Foley

New School for Social Research ( email )

6 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States

Thomas Ferguson (Contact Author)

University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science ( email )

Boston, MA 02125
United States
617-265-7173 (Fax)

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