Classical Economics and Modern Theory: Studies in Long-Period Analysis, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Classical Economics and Modern Theory

Studies in Long-Period Analysis, 1st Edition

By Heinz D. Kurz, Neri Salvadori


352 pages

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In this thought-provoking book, well known economists Kurz and Salvadori cover original findings and new vistas on old problems. They cover:

  • alternative interpretations of classical economists
  • new growth theory
  • the relationship between Sraffian theory and Von Neumann
  • the treatment of capital in neoclassical long-period theory.

Incorporating cutting-edge research and new work, this book will be of great interest to those working in the field of the history of economic thought.

Table of Contents

1. Classical Theory and its Interpretations 2. Growth Theory and the Classical Tradition 3. Criticism of Neoclassical Theory

About the Authors

Heinz D. Kurz is Professor of Economics at the University of Graz, Austria. Neri Salvadori is Professor of Economics at the University of Pisa, Italy.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory