Putting Full Employment Back on the Agenda

Michael Stephens | December 5, 2012

James Galbraith and Randall Wray spoke about returning full employment to the policy agenda at an event in Helsinki on Monday organized by the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and supported by the Kalevi Sorsa Foundation and the Finnish Confederation on Trade Unions (SAK).

Wray focused on Minsky’s under-discussed work on poverty and full employment (the Levy Institute is currently putting together a new book containing a collection of Minsky’s published and unpublished writings on the topic):  “Minsky wrote almost as much on poverty, unemployment, and employment policy as he had on financial instability.”  Video of the presentations is below:

Video of the panel discussion can be seen here.

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