Interpreting Macroeconomics: Explorations in the History of Macroeconomic Thought, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Interpreting Macroeconomics

Explorations in the History of Macroeconomic Thought, 1st Edition

By Roger E. Backhouse

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256 pages

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Interpreting Macroeconomics explores a variety of different approaches to macroeconomic thought. The book considers a number of historiographical and methodological positions, as well as analyzing various important episodes in the development of macroeconomics, before during and after the Keynesian revolution. Roger Backhouse shows that the full richness of these developments can only by brought out by approaches which blend both relativism and absolutism, and historical and rational reconstructions. Examples discussed include Hobson, Keynes and Friedman.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General