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La macroeconomie à l'épreuve des faits

  • Jean Luc Gaffard


    (Ofce sciences-po, University de Nice Sophia Antipolis,Skema Business School)

L’objet de cet article est de proposer une lecture de l’évolution des faits et des idées économiques, dans la perspective de montrer que les vieilles idées resurgissent sous de nouveaux atours, au point d’en cacher les lacunes et de rendre les crises,non seulement, difficiles à prévoir, mais même à imaginer.Vouloir incriminer la seule finance et l’incapacité des économistes d’en cerner les véritables arcanes pour les expliquer ne saurait suffire, pas plus d’ailleurs que ne le saurait la tentative de construire une macroéconomie pour temps de crise différente de celle pour temps calmes. Les crises ne viennent pas de nulle part.Elles sontle fruit d’une longue maturation dont les clés sont difficilement perceptibles par temps calme,mais existent bel et bien

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Paper provided by Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) in its series Documents de Travail de l'OFCE with number 2013-14.

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Date of creation: Sep 2013
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