Evolution of the Market Process: Austrian and Swedish Economics / Edition 1

Evolution of the Market Process: Austrian and Swedish Economics / Edition 1

by Michel Bellet
     
 

This impressive volume centres on the relationship between Austrian and Swedish economics. Exploring themes such as capital theory, expectations, policy, market theory and the history of economic thought, this book makes for an interesting read. It will appeal across a wide range of disciplines within economics as well as the philosophy of social science.See more details below

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This impressive volume centres on the relationship between Austrian and Swedish economics. Exploring themes such as capital theory, expectations, policy, market theory and the history of economic thought, this book makes for an interesting read. It will appeal across a wide range of disciplines within economics as well as the philosophy of social science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415316835
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/22/2004
Series:
Routledge Studies in the History of Economics Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

1The metamorphoses of neoclassical economics3
2Swedish influences, Austrian advances : the contributions of the Swedish and Austrian schools to market process theory20
3How did the great Swedish economists consider their role in public debate? The views of Knut Wicksell, Gustav Cassel, Eli Heckscher, Bertil Ohlin and Gunnar Myrdal35
4Gunnar Myrdal and the Stockholm School57
5Wicksell on technical change, real wages and employment69
6The loose link : Hayek, Lindahl and Myrdal on money94
7Capital and business cycles : when Lundberg meets Hayek and Keynes114
8Monetary regimes and international co-ordination : what Hayek said and what Wicksell would have said about them135
9Austrian production processes and firms155
10The 'Wicksell connection' and the Austrian theory of capital : which connection?170
11To what extent is the Austrian theory of capital Austrian? Bohm-Bawerk and Hicks reconsidered197
12Hayek and Lindahl on disequilibrium dynamics213
13Lundberg and Lachmann on expectations230
14Have the Swedish and the Austrian schools influenced the French school?253
15Hayek's and Myrdal's stance on economic planning271
16Hayek with Descartes and Durkheim : reason and the individual306

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