Over at Equitable Growth: It is now six years since Olivier Blanchard called for "outlining the contours of a new macroeconomic policy framework". Yet what is that framework? Where is it? Who outlines it? And what processes will give it political traction?
Looking back to 2010:
Rethinking Macro Policy: "The global crisis forced economic policymakers...(2010):
...to react in ways not anticipated by the pre-crisis consensus.... Here the IMF’s chief economist and colleagues (i) review the main elements of the pre-crisis consensus, (ii) identify the elements which turned out to be wrong, and (iii) take a tentative first pass at outlining the contours of a new macroeconomic policy framework...
You can argue that the elements of such a framework are there. But they are disassembled, lying on the ground, disconnected. And as far as political traction, they are next to nowhere. Read MOAR at Equitable Growth