The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money / Edition 1

The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money / Edition 1

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by John Maynard Keynes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230004768

ISBN-13: 9780230004764

Pub. Date: 11/27/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

In 1936 Keynes published the most provocative book written by any economist of his generation. Arguments about the book continued until his death in 1946 and still continue today. This new edition features a new Introduction by Paul Krugman which discusses the significance and continued relevance of The General Theory .  See more details below

Overview

In 1936 Keynes published the most provocative book written by any economist of his generation. Arguments about the book continued until his death in 1946 and still continue today. This new edition features a new Introduction by Paul Krugman which discusses the significance and continued relevance of The General Theory .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230004764
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/27/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
463
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the 2007 Edition; P.Krugman BOOK 1: INTRODUCTION The General Theory The Postulates of the Classical Economics The Principle of Effective Demand BOOK 2: DEFINITIONS AND IDEAS The Choice of Units Expectation as Determining Output and Employment The Definition of Income, Saving and Investment The Meaning of Saving and Investment Further Considered BOOK 3: THE PROPENSITY TO CONSUME The Propensity to Consume: I. The Objective Factors The Propensity to Consume: II. The Subjective Factors The Marginal Propensity to Consume and the Multiplier BOOK 4: THE INDUCEMENT TO INVEST The Marginal Efficiency of Capital The State of Long-term Expectation The General Theory of the Rate of Interest The Classical Theory of the Rate of Interest The Psychological and Business Incentives to Liquidity Sundry Observations on the Nature of Capital The Essential Properties of Interest and Money The General Theory of Employment Re-stated BOOK 5: MONEY-WAGES AND PRICES Changes in Money-Wages The Employment Function The Theory of Prices BOOK 6: SHORT NOTES SUGGESTED BY THE GENERAL THEORY Notes on the Trade Cycle Notes on Mercantilism, The Usury Laws, Stamped Money and Theories of Under-consumption Concluding Notes on the Social Philosophy Towards which the General Theory Might Lead

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