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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

Paperback Published: 1994
ISBN: 9781563243226
Number Of Pages: 250

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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.

Economics: Allocation or Valuation?p. 3
American Institutionalism: Premature Death, Permanent Resurrectionp. 26
Of Paradigms and Politicsp. 48
Demand Theory and the Economist's Propensity to Assumep. 54
Reinventing the Square Wheel: A Behavioral Assessment of Inflationp. 81
Institutionalism and the New Classical Economicsp. 105
Institutionalism as a School - A Reconsiderationp. 115
Confronting Power in Economics: A Pragmatic Evaluationp. 125
Power and Economic Performance: The Institutionalist Viewp. 147
Institutionalist Reflections on the Role of the Public Sectorp. 181
Reagan's Economic Policies: An Institutionalist Assessmentp. 202
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 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: 9781563243226
ISBN-10: 1563243229
Series: Studies in Institutional Economics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.46

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