Economist With A Public Purpose

Economist With A Public Purpose

by Michael Keaney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415212928

ISBN-13: 9780415212922

Pub. Date: 12/21/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Galbraith's arguments are discussed by a group of economists in regards to current controversies and problems. Topics covered range from globalization and the role of the state to redistributive economic policies. The result is a collection that pays tribute to one of the most prominent, and yet still contemporarily relevant, economists of the twentieth century.  See more details below

Overview

Galbraith's arguments are discussed by a group of economists in regards to current controversies and problems. Topics covered range from globalization and the role of the state to redistributive economic policies. The result is a collection that pays tribute to one of the most prominent, and yet still contemporarily relevant, economists of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415212922
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/21/2000
Series:
Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. John Kenneth Galbraith: economist with a purpose, Michael Keaney 2. The useful economist, James Ronald Stanfield 3. The making of a heterodox economist: the impact of Henry S. Dennison on on the economic thought of John Kenneth Galbraith, Kyle Bruce 4. Social capital and political economy: Galbraith on states and groups, David A. Reisman 5. The role of the state in the good society, Michael Keaney 6. From Veblen to Galbraith: what is the essence of institutional economics?, Geoffrey M. Hodgson 7. The virtues of their defects and the defects of their virtues: reflections on John Kenneth Gilbraith and Thorstein Veblen, Douglas F. Dowd 8. The economist and business, David R.T. Simpson 9. Galbraith, uncertainty and the modern corporation, Stephen P. Dunn 10. Progress denied: the unravelling of the 'New Industrial State', William M. Dugger 11. Galbraith, globalism and the good life: making the best of the capitalist predicament, David Donald and Alan Hutton 12. The new deal and 'domesticated Keynesianism' in America, Roger J. Sandilands 13. Adam Smith on the mercantile system: the unnecessary loss of America?, Andrew S. Skinner

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