Executive summary of the title : Don't waste the crisis: Critical perspectives for a new economic model

A crisis means hardship, the loss of income and the loss of jobs. It also, however, provides a moment for reflection and deliberation on why the crisis happened and what needs to change. The essays collected in Don’t waste the crisis make a critical and passionate contribution to a new economic and social model that draws lessons from the current global financial and economic crisis. The authors – from academia, international organizations and trade unions – present a rich diversity of perspectives and a wide spectrum of critical analyses and recommendations. This title exists in English only. Executive summaries are however available in French and Spanish.