1st Edition

Methodology, Microeconomics and Keynes Essays in Honour of Victoria Chick, Volume 2

Edited By Philip Arestis, Meghnad Desai, Sheila Dow Copyright 2002
    by Routledge

    252 Pages
    by Routledge

    This volume, a companion to Money, Macroeconomics and Keynes, represents both consolidation and the breaking of new ground in Keynesian methodology and microeconomics by leading figures in these fields.

    1. Introduction: On Chick’s life as an Academic (Philip Arestis, Meghnad Desai & Sheila Dow)

    2. On the Microeconomic Foundations of Macroeconomics (Claudio Sardoni)

    3. The Nature of Equilibrium in Keynes’s General Theory (Meghnad Desai)

    4. From the Fundamental Equations to Effective Demand (Maria Cristina Marcuzzo)

    5. The Relevance of Historical Experience for Economics (Alexander C. Dow & Sheila C. Dow)

    6. General Theorising Versus Historical Specificity (Geoffrey M. Hodgson)

    7. Timeful Theories, Timeful Theorists (Roy J. Rotheim)

    8. Mathematical Formalism in Economics (Tony Lawson)

    9. Mathematics as Natural Law (Jan Toporowski)

    10. The Encompassing Principle as an Emerging Methodology for Post-Keynesian Economics (Giuseppe Fontana & Bill Gerrard)

    11. A Note on Non-Walrasian Macroeconomics (Athol Fitzgibbons)

    12. Marshall and Keynes on Rational (Ethical) Economic Man (Suzanne W. Helburn)

    13. Cognition and coordination (Brian. J. Loasby)

    14. Keynes’s Notion of Causa Causans and its Application to the Globalisation Process (Donald Gillies & Grazia Ietto-Gillies)

    15. Technology and the Need for an Alternative View of the Firm in Post-Keynesian Theory (Fabiana Santos & Marco Crocco)

    16. Consumer Beliefs and a Possible Welfare ‘Gain’ From Monopoly (Ian Steedman)

    17. The Political Economy of Economic Growth and Environmental Protection (David Pearce)

    18. Firms and Banks Interacting in a Monetary Production Economy (Carmen Aparecida Feijó)

    19. The Regional Impact of the Internationalization of the Financial System (Adriana M. Amado)

    20. Assessing Creditworthiness and Small-Firm Bank Lending (Jochen Runde)

    21. Women’s Work or Work for Women? Peter A. Riach & Judith Rich


    Philip Arestis is Professor and Research Director at the South Bank Business School at South Bank University.
    Meghnad Desai is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics.
    Sheila Dow is Professor, Department of Economics, University of Stirling.