New PDF release: A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists Second

By Philip Arestis

ISBN-10: 1858985609

ISBN-13: 9781858985602

It is a completely up-to-date new version of the 1st, and definitive, biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. it truly is an in depth and authoritative consultant to economists either previous and current, delivering biographical, bibliographical and demanding info on over a hundred economists operating within the non-neoclassical traditions greatly outlined. It contains entries on, between others, radical economists, Marxists, post-Keynesians, behaviorists, Kaleckians and institutionalists. The e-book demonstrates the level and richness of the unconventional heterodox culture in economics.

This moment version maintains to mark a departure from what's frequently present in a biographical dictionary for, as well as offering normal biographical details, residing economists have themselves been requested to kingdom their imperative contributions to economics, supplemented through an inventory in their top books and articles.

A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists, moment version will stay an important reference resource for teachers, researchers and scholars of economics, its improvement and background

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Under Emil Lederer, a distinguished socialist economist who was later to found the famous ‘university of exile’ under the wing of the New School for Social Research in New York. In Berlin Baran met Rudolf Hilferding, author of Finance Capital and the most renowned economic theorist in the German and Austrian Social Democratic movements.

Each was both a thinker and a doer. Each married strong roots in his home community to a global vision and commitment. Listening to Balogh was like wandering through a well-stocked department store. One never quite knew what wares would turn up next, but each department presented an array of beautiful and useful items. In whatever direction one moved, there were a myriad of unpredictable and delightful surprises. Balogh was an inspiring teacher and an incredibly stimulating colleague. As a teacher, what some might consider a drawback can be an asset: the fact that he often spoke elliptically, that he made intuitive leaps and never presented pedantically, fully-worked-out chains of reasoning.

104–13) tackled successfully the aggregation problems in The General Theory, by making explicit the conditions which have to be satisfied before both the aggregate demand schedule and the aggregate supply schedule may be regarded as coherent concepts. Tom did not go the whole way with Sraffa in the latter’s conceptual critique of supply and demand theory. Tom comments (1988b, p. 129) that, in 16 Athanasios (Tom) ASIMAKOPULOS the system of Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities (1960), Sraffa had left ‘formally open’ the question whether demand could affect the prices of production in a complete economic system ‘even though the general thrust of Sraffa’s work implied that demand is not important in this context or, at least, that its influence on price is “not comparable” with those of labour and materials inputs’.

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