Economic thought since Keynes

a history and dictionary of major economists
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E. Elgar , Aldershot, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA
Economics -- History -- 20th century, Economists -- Biography -- Diction
StatementMichel Beaud and Gilles Dostaler ; translated from French by Valérie Cauchemez with the participation of Eric Litwack.
ContributionsDostaler, Gilles.
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LC ClassificationsHB87 .B4313 1995
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Paginationx, 488 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1437652M
ISBN 101852786671
LC Control Number93050629

This is a great book that covers very broadly the main "currents" in economic thinking since Keynes. The authors believe very strongly in the separation of Keynesian economics and Keynes's ecomomics; the latter being a theory of market instability and disequilbrium while the former is one of market equilibrium with temporary disequilibrium in the Cited by: 4.

Economic Thought Since Keynes provides a concise overview of changing economic thought in the latter part of the twentieth century.

Part 1 gives an analysis of topics including: * Keynes and the General Theory, * the triumph of interventionism, * the neoclassical synthesis, * the resurgence of by:   ECONOMIC THOUGHT SINCE KEYNES: A History and Dictionary of Major Economists.

4 (2 ratings by Goodreads) Hardback. English. By (author) Michel Beaud, By (author) Gilles Dostaler. Share. Economic Thought since Keynes outlines the evolution of economic thought since the publication of The General Theory, putting into perspective the trends, issues and developments in economics 4/5(2).

“The Price of Peace,” Zachary D. Carter’s outstanding new intellectual biography of John Maynard Keynes, offers a resonant guide to our current moment, even if he finished writing it in the time. Great Economists Since Keynes book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

Economic Thought Since Keynes: A History and Dictionary of Major Economists I. Title II. Dostaler, Gilles Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data Beaud, Michel. [Pensée économique depuis Keynes. English] Economic thought since Keynes: a history and dictionary of major economists/Michel Beaud and Gilles Dostaler.

48 books based on 5 votes: History of Economic Thought: A Critical Perspective by E.K. Hunt, Economic Thought: A Brief History by Heinz D. Kurz, Economic. Blue Aurora 15 June, at Regarding advice on Chapter 6 while Keynes criticises Marshall and Pigou on this point, in other correspondence (where in the CWJMK, I forget), Keynes does state that user cost is not really important in the General more information, I would e-mail Dr.

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In what may be the most important contribution to economic thought since John Maynard Keynes's General Theory, Martin Weitzman, an M.I.T. economist, suggests an elegant way to break the link.

Economic Thought since Keynes outlines the evolution of economic thought since the publication of The General Theory, putting into perspective the trends, issues and developments in economics over the last half century. But he did. So Chandavarkar is very romantic. But he deals with Keynes not just as an economist but as a philosopher and a moralist.

This book shows his range of interests and his contribution to 20th-century thought. I thought this might be a good moment to say: “Read that if you want a broader view of Keynes in the 20th-century.’. Economic Thought Since Keynes provides a concise overview of changing economic thought in the latter part of the twentieth century.

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Part I is an historical account of economic thought. Part II is an analysis of their contribution to economic thought and a guide to the secondary literature. Economic Thought Since Keynes provides a concise overview of changing economic thought in the latter part of the twentieth century.

Part 1 gives an analysis of topics including: * Keynes and the General Theory, * the triumph of interventionism, * the neoclassical synthesis, * the resurgence of : Taylor And Francis.

Since John Maynard Keynes created macroeconomics in the s, the field has grown to be half of all introductory courses in economics and has become well represented and respected among academic economic publications. Keynes was considered helpful in the “Golden Age of Economic Growth” after the Second World War, but he is largely ignored.

Carter situates the development of Keynes’ economic thought in relation to his social milieu. once you get to his chapter on Keynes’ notoriously dense book, “The General Theory of.

By John Maynard Keynes Feburary Table of Contents • PREFACE • PREFACE TO THE GERMAN EDITION • PREFACE TO THE JAPANESE EDITION • PREFACE TO THE FRENCH EDITION Introduction 1. THE GENERAL THEORY 2. THE POSTULATES OF THE CLASSICAL ECONOMICS 3. THE PRINCIPLE OF EFFECTIVE DEMAND Definitions and Ideas 4.

THE. As others already mentioned, Keynes’ own General Theory is a good start for getting your head around Keynes’ economic thought. Also already mentioned, that’s probably not the best place to start. I am inclined to read historical works before anyth.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Economic Thought Since Keynes: A History and Dictionary of Major Economists at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Why Keynes is relevant to today's global economic crisis, and how Keynesian ideas can point the way to renewed economic growth.

As the global economic crisis continues to cause damage, some policy makers have called for a more Keynesian approach to current economic problems.

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Subjects: Economics -- History -- 20th century. John Maynard Keynes, English economist, journalist, and financier, best known for his economic theories on the causes of prolonged unemployment.

His most important work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, advocated a remedy for recession based on a government-sponsored policy of full employment.

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Most importantly, Keynes revolutionized economics with his classic book, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (). This work is generally regarded as perhaps the most influential social science treatise of the 20th Century, as it quickly and permanently changed the scope of economic thought.

A century ago, John Maynard Keynes entered the Treasury to serve his country during the First World War, but as is well known, appalled by the terms of the end-of-war Treaty of Versailles, he abandoned the British delegation, outlining the predictable adverse results in the Economic Consequences of the Peace, published in Far less well known is his personal.

Keynesian Economics is an economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation developed by John Maynard Keynes. This economics book is a fun and thought-provoking read that's designed to spur armchair economists to closely look at how things that may not seem important can have a ripple effect where the economy is concerned.

After its publication inthe authors have continued expanding on their microeconomics theories in two other books. The British economist John Maynard Keynes developed this theory in the s. The Great Depression had defied all prior attempts to end it.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt used Keynesian economics to build his famous New Deal program. In his first days in office, FDR increased the debt by $3 billion to create 15 new agencies and laws. Keynes is one of the most important and influential economists who ever lived.

It is almost universally believed that Keynes wrote his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, to save capitalism from the socialist, communist, and fascist forces that were rising up during the Great Depression era.

This book argues that this was not. Keynes's famous book: "The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money" It created a profound shift in economic thought, John Maynard Keynes is the best economist since.

He thought economic policy was the central political battleground for social justice, and the way economics has become technocratized and hived off from mainstream politics as an arena for. One of Keynes’s most unfortunate effects was his misconceiving of the history of economic thought, since his devoted legion of followers accepted Keynes’s faulty views in The General Theory as the last word on the subject.

Some of Keynes’s highly influential errors may be attributed to ignorance, since he was little trained in the subject. Globalization is often thought of as a modern phenomenon. The truth is that globalization has characterized human history since it was first recorded, and through the forces of trade and internationalization we can trace the rise of Western civilization and culture.

Book Reviews, Economics. Extreme Economies by Richard Davies.The History of Macroeconomics from Keynes’s General Theory to the Present Michel De Vroey and Pierre Malgrange June Abstract This paper is a contribution to the forthcoming Edward Elgar Handbook of the History of Economic Analysis volume edited by Gilbert Faccarello and Heinz Kurz.

Its aim is to.John Maynard Keynes (June 5, Ap ) has been widely acclaimed as one of the greatest economists of the twentieth century. He brought into use such terms as the "classical" school of economic thought, and due to his writings, "Keynesian" economics.