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Post-Keynesian Essays in Biography : Portraits of Twentieth-Century Political Economists - G. C. Harcourt

Post-Keynesian Essays in Biography

Portraits of Twentieth-Century Political Economists

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This volume is a collection of intellectual biographies of economists, which the author has written over the last 16 years, focusing on their contributions to economics as well as their background and personal characteristics. There are four categories: accounts of Cambridge greats - Joan Robinson, Piero Sraffa, Nicholas Kaldor, Richard Kahn; oral histories of Lorie Tarshis, George Shackle, Kenneth Boulding and Richard Goodwin; memoirs of close friends of the author who have died; and shorter essays which include John Hicks, James Meade, Brian Reddaway, Arthur Smithies, Heinz Arndt and J.M. Keynes. The author has also written "Keynes and His Contemporaries", "Controversies in Political Economy" and "On Political Economists and Modern Political Economy".

Acknowledgements - PART 1 INTRODUCTION - PART 2 FOUR MODERN CAMBRIDGE POLITICAL ECONOMISTS - Joan Robinson - On Piero Sraffa's Contributions to Economics - Nicholas Kaldor, 12 May 1908-30 September 1986 - R.F.Kahn: A Tribute - PART 3 ORAL HISTORIES - An Early Post Keynesian: Lorie Tarshis. Or: Tarshis on Tarshis by Harcourt - Notes on an Economic Querist: G.L.S.Shackle - A Man for All Systems: Talking to Kenneth Boulding - A Twentieth Century Eclectic: Richard Goodwin - PART 4 MEMOIRS AND TRIBUTES - The End of an Era: Joan Robinson (1903-83) and Piero Sraffa (1898-1983) - Eric Russell (1921-77): A Memoir - Athanasios (Tom) Asimakopulos, 28 May 1930-25 May 1990: A Memoir - Maurice Dobb (1900-76) - PART 5 SHORTER ESSAYS - John Hicks (1904-89) - James Meade - W.B.Reddaway - Arthur Smithies (1907-81) - H.W.Arndt - John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946)

ISBN: 9780333569559
ISBN-10: 0333569555
Series: Portraits of Twentieth-Century Political Economists
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 173
Published: 17th December 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 2