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Historical Perspectives on Macroeconomics : Sixty Years After the 'General Theory' - Philippe Fontaine

Historical Perspectives on Macroeconomics

Sixty Years After the 'General Theory'

By: Philippe Fontaine (Editor), Albert Jolink (Editor)

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Published: 30th April 1998
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Since the publication of Keynes's General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money in 1936, macroeconomic theory has altered considerably. Each author in this volume focuses on an issue which either preceded, accompanied or followed the 'Keynesian Revolution' and helped to shape economics in subsequent years. Contributors reconsider some of the major concepts of the General Theory: unemployment and the identity of income and output. They also highlight some of the controversies in macroeconomic theory and review the macroeconomic policy implications and consequences.

List of contributors
Preface
Introduction: history of macroeconomics and the breakdown of the consensusp. 1
Keynes, Keynesian programmes, and unemploymentp. 17
The Keynesian identity of income and outputp. 40
Pigou on unemploymentp. 51
Co-ordination failure: economic theory in the 1930sp. 72
Lindahl on disequilibrium growth: price expectations, wage regimes and income distributionp. 88
Changes in Dutch economics in the 1930sp. 105
Keynesianism and British labour market policy: from the 1930s to the 1980sp. 133
Indexp. 149
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ISBN: 9780415162418
ISBN-10: 0415162416
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 30th April 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1