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Economics, Politics and the Age of Inflation

1st Edition

By Paul Mattick

Routledge

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Originally published in 1978, the essays in this text discuss issues surrounding inflation, governmental roles in economic matters and varying economic systems and theories with a particular lean towards discussing capitalism evaluating how all of these factors affect the economic state of America. Mattick takes on the view that Economics is not an exact science and calls into question its predictive powers and as such, emphasises the issues that he felt needed most attention at the time of writing. This title will be of interest to students of economics and politics.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The Crisis of the Mixed Economy 2. Deflationary Inflation 3. The Destruction of Money 4. On the Concept of State-Monopoly Capitalism 5. State Capitalism and the Mixed Economy 6. The Great Depression and the New Deal; About the Author

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS079000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
POL023000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions