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Growth, Profits and Property : Essays in the Revival of Political Economy - Edward J. Nell

Growth, Profits and Property

Essays in the Revival of Political Economy

By: Edward J. Nell (Editor)

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Published: 19th November 1984
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This collection of essays is designed to illustrate the variety, complexity, and power of non-neoclassical economic thinking. The essays define the fundamental questions differently, employ different analytical tools, and arrive at different conclusions. The two strands of non-neoclassical thinking that occupy most of the book are the neo-Keynesian and the neoMarxian. The bulk of the book is composed of essays on microeconomics, macroeconomics, trade, comparative systems, and welfare, with an unusual section on property rights and social hierarchy.

' ... excellent ... the contributions are competent, stimulating, and relevant ...' Journal of Economic Literature ' ... it is a very welcome book, and its blend of constructive and destructive criticism of the neoclassical view of capitalism is generally quite effective ...' The Economic Journal

Introduction Cracks in the neoclassical mirror: on the break-up of a vision Edward J. Nell
Class relations in circulation and production
The revival of political economy Edward J. Nell
Robinson Crusoe and the secret of primitive accumulation
The Cambridge criticisms
A postmortem on the neoclassical "parable"
The end of orthodox capital theory
Laws of production and laws of algebra: Humbug II
Microeconomics
Competition and price-taking behaviour
A general model of investment and pricing
Macroeconomics
Keynes's paradigm: a theoretical framework for monetary analysis
A post-Keynesian development model of the "Keynesian" model
A simple framework for the analysis of taxation, distribution, and effective demand
A classical model of business cycles
International trade
Internationalization of capital and international politics: a radical approach
The laws of international exchange
Property and welfare
A radical critique of welfare economics
Property theory and orthodox economics
Marxism and modern economics
Marx, Keynes, and social change: is post-Keynesian theory neo-Marxist?
Cambridge economics as commodity fetishism
Epilogue
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ISBN: 9780521319188
ISBN-10: 0521319188
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 19th November 1984
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.56