Leveraging

A Political, Economic and Societal Framework

Editors: Anderson, David M. (Ed.)

  • Examines the role of bargaining leverage, resource leverage and investment leverage across societal sectors
  • Investigates the role of leverage in the economic crisis of 2008-09 and in the broader context of the theory of capitalism
  • Discusses the risk and theory behind over-leveraging in both economic and political contexts
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About this book

This book considers the current domestic and global political and economic landscape and  will show that there are three different but related kinds of leverage that together have emerged as the dominant strategy in economics, politics and international relations. The economic crisis of 2008-09 was called by most economists a crisis of “over-leverage.” Yet no one has argued that there has also been a leverage crisis or at least a “leverage challenge,” in other aspects of life. The This book argues that there is a “leverage mean” in between the extremes of too little leverage and too much leverage that provides the basis for resolving the various crises and challenges. This book, which grows out of a Brookings Institution paper “The Age of Leverage,” will analyze bargaining leverage, resource leverage and economic investment leverage and should draw the attention of students and teachers in political and economic philosophy.

About the authors

David M. Anderson is Senior Vice President, State Relations, at The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars.  He has taught at The George Washington University, the University of Cincinnati, and Johns Hopkins University. 

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Anderson, David M.

    Pages 3-34

  • The Evolution of Real Estate Leverage

    Simon, Alan J.

    Pages 37-48

  • The “Overleveraged” Crisis of 2008 from the Standpoint of Keynes’s Monetary Theory of Capitalism

    Davidson, Paul

    Pages 49-65

  • China Leveraged the West to Grow Its Economy and Its Comprehensive National Power

    Mulloy, Patrick A.

    Pages 67-79

  • The Morality of Leverage and the Leverage of Morality

    Dees, Richard H.

    Pages 83-93

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eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-06094-1
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-06093-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
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  • Due: November 4, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-37935-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Leveraging
Book Subtitle
A Political, Economic and Societal Framework
Editors
  • David M. Anderson
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-06094-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-06094-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-06093-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37935-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 197
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 illustrations in colour
Topics