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The Dynamics of the Wealth of Nations : Growth, Distribution and Structural Change - Mauro Baranzini

The Dynamics of the Wealth of Nations

Growth, Distribution and Structural Change

By: Mauro Baranzini (Editor), G. C. Harcourt (Editor)

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Published: 18th May 1993
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This volume of essays is not only a tribute to a distinguished scholar, it is also a specifically planned assessment of the six most important lines of enquiry of Luigi Pasinetti's research programme. The book attempts to evaluate and give new insights into Pasinetti's contributions. The volume also provides a general assessment of the significance of a number of key issues of the "pure" post-Keynesian school of economic thought which had, and still has a strong hold in the University of Cambridge, and to which Luigi Pasinetti has become the "senior heir" since the deaths of the founding members: Piero Sraffa, Joan Robinson, Nicholas Kaldor and Richard Kahn, in the 1980s. Mauro Baranzini has also edited "Advances in Economic Theory", "Foundations of Economics" (with R. Scazzieri) and "The Economic Theory of Structure and Change" (with R. Scazzieri), and is the author of "A Theory of Wealth Accumulation and Distribution". G.C. Harcourt is the author of "Keynes and his Contemporaries", "Controversies in Political Economy", "International Monetary Problems and Supply-side Economics", "On Political Economists and Modern Political Economy" and "Post-Keynesian Essays in Biography".

Frontispiece - Preface - List of Contributors - Introduction; M.Baranzini & G.C.Harcourt - PART 1: RICARDO AND CLASSICAL POLITICAL ECONOMY - Marshall on Ricardo; P.Groenewegen - Physiocratic Dichotomy in Price Determination and its Ricardian Resolution; I.Hishiyama - The 'Standard Commodity' and Ricardo's Search for an 'Invariable Measure of Value'; H.D.Kurz & N.Salvadori - Ricardian Comparative Advantage and the Perils of the Stationary State; A.Maneschi - PART 2: ON CAPITAL THEORY - Samuelson and the 93% Scarcity Theory of Value; A.J.Cohen - PART 3: POST-KEYNESIAN INCOME DISTRIBUTION AND GROWTH THEORY - The Method of the Pure Ratio in Economic Analysis; A.Bhaduri - A Post-Keynesian Theory of Growth, Interest and Money; A.K.Dutt & E.J.Amadeo - PART 4: STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS AND VERTICAL INTEGRATION - Commodity Flows and Productive Subsystems: An Essay in the Analysis of Structural Change; M.A.Landesmann & R.Scazzieri - On Economic Science, its Tools and Economic Reality; A.Quadrio-Curzio - PART 5: DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS AND MODELS OF UNSTABLE GROWTH - Development Economics: Some Basic Issues; S.Chakravarty - The Economy as a Chaotic Growth Oscillator; R.M.Goodwin - Long-Run Changes in the Wage and Price Mechanisms and the Process of Growth; P.Sylos-Labini - PART 6: INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC STRUCTURE: HUMAN ACTIONS AND THE PURE LABOUR THEORY OF VALUE - Reflections on the Significance of the Labour Theory of Value in Pasinetti's Natural System; H.Bortis - Rationality and Economic Behaviour; S.Lombardini - Bibliography of the Works of Luigi Pasinetti - Index

ISBN: 9780333573976
ISBN-10: 0333573978
Series: Growth, Distribution and Structural Change: Essays in Honour
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 18th May 1993
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 0.1
Weight (kg): 0.71
Edition Number: 1