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Fault Lines by Raghuram G. Rajan

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AFTERWORD TO THE PAPERBACK EDITION

ONE QUESTION THAT HAS COME UP numerous times since the publication of the hardcover edition of this book is, exactly whose side are you on? After all, I am a Chicago economist; and yet here I am, arguing that some governments need to strengthen their social safety nets if they want to move away from excessive policy activism and serial crises. Isn't this at odds with those who say we can have economic growth or greater social welfare, but certainly not both?

At the risk of dodging the question, that's not the way I look at it. I like to think of myself as a pragmatist, focusing on what works. I also believe in an equal opportunity society, where we do not forcibly equate outcomes but nothing holds back an ...

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