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During the recession that started in 1978, the inability of many governments and other borrowers to meet the conditions of loan repayments has been a considerable source of instability. On the domestic scene the methods of operation of the international banking market have been adopted in what is termed ‘wholesale’ banking, in which banks deal with large organizations. The technique is essentially the mobilization of large deposits through an interbank money market to provide funds for loans of up to ten years, often at rates of interest that change every three or six months.

There have been exceptions to this general modelling strategy that have used nonlinear equation systems capable of generating—in the absence of shocks—selfsustaining ‘limit cycles’. These can be stable and self-repeating even in the face of shocks, which merely impart some additional irregularity. Such contributions have been relatively BUSINESS CYCLES 33 rare but may become more common as economists increasingly familiarize themselves with nonlinear techniques of mathematical and statistical analysis.

AUSTRIAN SCHOOL 15 See also: business concentration; cartels and trade associations; competition; monopoly; oligopoly. Austrian School The Austrian School of Economics is one of the branches of economic thought which grew out of the Marginalist or neoclassical revolution (1870–1890). Although basically similar to the teachings stemming from Jevons, Leon Walras and Marshall, the Austrian School’s unique ideas were already contained in Menger’s relatively slim volume, Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehreo (1871), thus giving the school its alternative name, the ‘Menger School’.

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