Revisiting Classical Economics

Author: Heinz D. Kurz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317907973
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Revisiting Classical Economics from the Author: Heinz D. Kurz. The financial crisis and the economic crisis that followed triggered a crisis in the subject of economics, as it is typically being taught today especially in macroeconomics and related fields. A renewed interest in earlier authors, especially the classical economists from Adam Smith to David Ricardo and John Maynard Keynes, developed. This book may also be seen as a response to this interest. What can we learn from the authors mentioned, what we could not learn from the mainstream? This volume contains a selection of essays which deepens and widens the understanding of the classical approach to important problems, such as value and distribution, growth and technical progress, and exhaustible natural resources. It is the fourth collection in a row and reflects an on-going discussion of the fecundity of the classical approach. A main topic of the essays is a comparison between the classical approaches with modern theory and thus an identification of what can be learned by elaborating on the ideas of Smith and Ricardo and Marx above and beyond and variously in contradiction to certain mainstream view. Since the work of Piero Sraffa spurred the revival of classical economic thought, his contributions are dealt with in some detail. The attention then focuses on economic growth and the treatment of exhaustible resources within a classical framework of the analysis.

The Classical Economists Revisited

Author: Denis Patrick O'Brien
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691119397
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The Classical Economists Revisited from the Author: Denis Patrick O'Brien. This account shows the extent, diversity and richness of the literature of economics produced in the period extending from David Hume's 'Essays' of 1752 to Fawcett and Cairnes in the 1810s. It shows how contributions were made by a host of thinkers from a wide variety of backgrounds.

The Liberal Party And The Economy 1929 1964

Author: Peter Sloman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198723504
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The Liberal Party And The Economy 1929 1964 from the Author: Peter Sloman. The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964 is a study of the development of economic ideas in the British Liberal Party between its electoral decline in the 1920s and 1930s and its post-war revival under Jo Grimond. It analyses the different currents of Liberal economic thought which existed during the first half of the twentieth century, traces the evolution of Liberal policy through the Depression, the Second World War, and the 'golden age' of the1950s and 1960s, and examines the party's complex relationship with both Keynesian economics and the early neoliberal movement. It thus casts new light both on the contours of economic debate in twentieth-centuryBritain and on the ideological antecedents of today's Liberal Democrats.

Thomas Tooke And The Monetary Thought Of Classical Economics

Author: Matthew Smith
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136817190
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Thomas Tooke And The Monetary Thought Of Classical Economics from the Author: Matthew Smith. The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive account and reconsideration of the contribution to political economy of Thomas Tooke (1774-1858) throwing new light on monetary analysis within the framework of classical economics.

Handbook Of Income Distribution

Author: Anthony B. Atkinson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0444594760
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Handbook Of Income Distribution from the Author: Anthony B. Atkinson. What new theories, evidence, explanations, and policies have shaped our studies of income distribution in the 21st century? Editors Tony Atkinson and Francois Bourguignon assemble the expertise of leading authorities in this survey of substantive issues. In two volumes they address subjects that were not covered in Volume 1 (2000), such as education, health and experimental economics; and subjects that were covered but where there have been substantial new developments, such as the historical study of income inequality and globalization. Some chapters discuss future growth areas, such as inheritance, the links between inequality and macro-economics and finance, and the distributional implications of climate change. They also update empirical advances and major changes in the policy environment. The volumes define and organize key areas of income distribution studies Contributors focus on identifying newly developing questions and opportunities for future research The authoritative articles emphasize the ways that income mobility and inequality studies have recently gained greater political significance

Revisiting Wertheimer S Seminars Value Social Influences And Power

Author: Abraham S. Lůchins
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Revisiting Wertheimer S Seminars Value Social Influences And Power from the Author: Abraham S. Lůchins. These two volumes reconstruct the interdisciplinary seminars conducted by Max Wertheimer at the New School for Social Research during the years 1936 to 1942.

Karl Marx S Economics

Author: John Cunningham Wood
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415065092
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Karl Marx S Economics from the Author: John Cunningham Wood.

From Classical Economics To The Theory Of The Firm

Author: Denis Patrick O'Brien
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
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From Classical Economics To The Theory Of The Firm from the Author: Denis Patrick O'Brien. This selection of original essays pays tribute to Denis O'Brien's contribution to the analysis of the history of economic thought. A biographical introduction is followed by coverage of classical, monetary and Marshallian economics, as well as microeconomics and methodology.