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Rethinking Capitalist Development : Essays on the Economics of Josef Steindl - Tracy Mott

Rethinking Capitalist Development

Essays on the Economics of Josef Steindl

By: Tracy Mott (Editor), Nina L. Shapiro (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th October 2004
ISBN: 9780415159593
Number Of Pages: 180

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This collection honours the work of the eminent economist Josef Steindl. Steindl's work is illuminated through a critical appraisal of its central constructs with a focus on its relevance to current economic conditions. This collection charts the thinking of one of the leading economic theorists of the twentieth century.

Notes on contributorsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Concentration and developmentp. 9
Reproduction and transformation in the theory of the market: observations on Josef Steindl's theory of capitalist dynamicsp. 11
Steindl's analysis of firm growth and the tendency toward industry concentrationp. 23
An application of Steindl's theory of concentration to the US meat packing industry, 1865-1988p. 37
Distribution and growthp. 53
Steindl's theory of maturity and stagnation and its relevance todayp. 55
On industry concentration and the transition to monopoly capitalism: a knife-edge model of "Steindlian" dynamicsp. 79
Steindl on growth and cyclesp. 95
Maturity and stagnationp. 105
Methodology and industrial maturity in Steindl's capitalismp. 107
Market-limited growth and twentieth-century economic history: rethinking economic stagnation in the American casep. 127
Monopoly capitalism and stagnationp. 147
Trend and cyclep. 164
Indexp. 174
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ISBN: 9780415159593
ISBN-10: 0415159598
Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 28th October 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.2  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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