Austerity and Inequality
This is Figure 4 from Lancastle, N. (2012) 'Circuit Theory Extended: The Role of Speculation in Crises' based on Keen, S. (2010). Solving the Paradox of Monetary Profits.

If banks run down their reserves but there is a policy to maintain wages, the model shows a decline in household spending and an increase in bank spending: austerity and inequality followed by a partial recovery.  

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