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About Tim Bending

Tim Bending works as a development consultant and writes on economic issues.

Articles by Tim Bending

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Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

A close look at labour markets, Keynes and effective demand shows that low demand is very bad for equality

A simple idea from game theory could yet upset the sacred tenants of neoclassical economics. This articles explores the implications for the theory of distribution and Keynes's theory of effective demand.

Productivity does not explain wage differentials

The co-option of “fairness” by the UK's new government has unnerved many on the left. Yet in reality, all sides have always drawn on the language of fairness. What is at stake is really the interpretation of the causes of inequality; a matter of economics. This article suggests how we should interpret the inequalities of modern society from a post-Keynesian perspective

Recovery requires redistribution

As governments everywhere struggle with cutting deficits without hammering the recovery from the financial crisis, a new book argues that Keynes has had the solution for a long time.
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