Capital Controversy, Post Keynesian Economics and the History of Economic Thought

Essays in Honour of Geoff Harcourt, Volume One

Edited by Philip Arestis, Gabriel Palma, Malcolm Sawyer

© 1997 – Routledge

526 pages

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Paperback: 9780415514972
pub: 2012-06-22
Hardback: 9780415133913
pub: 1996-11-14

About the Book

Harcourt has made substantial and wide-ranging contributions to economics in general, and to post Keynesian economics in particular. In this volume more than forty leading economists pay tribute to and critically evaluate his work. The contributors represent a wide range of schools in economics, and include Nobel Laureates Paul Samuelson and Robert Solow.

About the Series

Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

In recent years, there has been widespread criticism of mainstream economics. This has taken many forms, from methodological critiques of its excessive formalism, to concern about its failure to connect with many of the most pressing social issues. This series provides a forum for research which is developing alternative forms of economic analysis. Reclaiming the traditional 'political economy' title, it refrains from emphasising any single school of thought, but instead attempts to foster greater diversity within economics.

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General