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Beyond Dissent: Essays in Institutional Economics : Essays in Institutional Economics - Philip A. Klein

Beyond Dissent: Essays in Institutional Economics

Essays in Institutional Economics

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Published: 1st May 1994
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This text provides an ethnography of a Chinese middle school based on fieldwork conducted in 1988 to 1989. It provides a way of looking at classroom and societal interactions in terms of the interplay among criticism, face and shame.

Foreword
Preface
Institutionalism - A Basic Perspective
Dissent from Orthodox Theory
Economics: Allocation or Valuation?p. 3
American Institutionalism: Premature Death, Permanent Resurrectionp. 26
Of Paradigms and Politicsp. 48
Mainstream Microeconomics
Demand Theory and the Economist's Propensity to Assumep. 54
Mainstream Macroeconomics
Reinventing the Square Wheel: A Behavioral Assessment of Inflationp. 81
Institutionalism and the New Classical Economicsp. 105
Positioning Institutional Economics
Institutionalism as a School - A Reconsiderationp. 115
Institutionalism and Concentrated Power
Confronting Power in Economics: A Pragmatic Evaluationp. 125
Power and Economic Performance: The Institutionalist Viewp. 147
The Role of the Public Sector
Institutionalist Reflections on the Role of the Public Sectorp. 181
Reagan's Economic Policies: An Institutionalist Assessmentp. 202
Applied Institutional Economics
Economic Activity and the Public Sector: Is Small Beautiful?p. 215
An Institutionalist View of Development Economicsp. 224
The Neglected Institutionalism of Wesley Clair Mitchell: The Theoretical Basis for Business Cycle Indicatorsp. 244
What's Natural about Unemployment?p. 273
Institutionalism and the Obligations of the Economist
Institutionalism Confronts the 1990sp. 283
Economic Policy and the Obligations of the Economistp. 290
Why Be an Economist?p. 298
Indexp. 313
About the Authorp. 327
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ISBN: 9781563243219
ISBN-10: 1563243210
Series: Studies in Institutional Economics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 1st May 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.63