Originally published in 1991, this is the first book in English to chart the history of economic thought in Sweden. Concentrating on the major figures of Davidson,Wicksell, Cassel, and Heckscher, and on the members of the Stockholm School, it discusses Swedish contributions to both the neo-classical and Keynesian revolutions. Throghout, Swedish economic thought is seen in the context both of international economics and of domestic institutional developments.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Before economics 3. David Davidson: the transition to neoclassical economics 4. Knut Wicksell, neoclassicist and iconoclast 5. Gustav Cassel, popularizer and enigmatic Walrasian 6. Eli F. Heckscher: the economic historian as economist 7. The Stockholm school and the development of dynamaic method 8. Beyind the Stockholm school