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Beyond Global Capitalism by Satoshi Fujii (eds.)

By Satoshi Fujii (eds.)

This publication compiles the shows and discussions from the overseas symposium “Beyond worldwide Capitalism” that used to be held with the contributions of Emmanuel Todd, Ha-Joon Chang, and different students in Kyoto, Japan, in 2013. The e-book is meant make the reader acutely aware that international capitalism, or globalism, has elevated its energy in recent times, bringing a couple of number of damaging results to the peoples of the realm. Drawing upon numerous educational disciplines together with economics, political monetary technology, monetary inspiration, anthropology, background, and political technological know-how, the individuals to this ebook establish theories and techniques for overcoming the global difficulties which have been attributable to worldwide capitalism. The discussions awarded right here foster the improvement of theoretical and sensible frameworks for an international economic system that strikes past worldwide capitalism. in addition they argue for the advance of a solid, wealthy, and resilient financial system and society that reinforces the future health of individuals worldwide within the twenty-first century.

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We may also reduce excessive capital mobility even by using measures complying with the logic of shareholder capitalism. For example, we can giving greater voting rights to shareholders who have held their shares for a longer period. Or we can reduce capital gains tax in proportion to the number of years for which shares have been owned. When I argue for stricter regulations of the financial system, people often think that I am being anti-finance. This cannot be further from the truth. I advocate a stricter regulation of the financial system exactly because I recognize its power and importance.

S. actually had a practice run for the 2008 crisis as there was this massive crisis in these financial institutions known as the Savings and Loans institutions that were intended for small local savers. Until the early 1980s, S&L institutions used to be quite strictly regulated, because the government knew they were very small institutions with limited capabilities. For example, they were not allowed to lend money to people who wanted to buy commercial real estate, as opposed to their own personal housing, or to make consumer loans for purchase of things like cars, TVs, and so on.

1 National Diversity and the Crisis of Globalisation from the Perspective… 17 Restraint of Free Trade and Alliance with the US Could be Compatible The hypothesis of an America that does not believe in absolute free trade anymore and is coming back to a more tolerant view on world diversity, allows us to imagine a solution to the current debate about free trade. My personal intuition is that most intelligent people now know that more free trade will only bring more problems. I am tempted to say that Americans ask for free trade by habit or maybe to reassure themselves.

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