Institutional Economics Revisited

Institutional Economics Revisited

by Shigeto Tsuru
     
 

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In these lectures Shigeto Tsuru reappraises institutionalism as a school of thought and discusses its relevance for the issues that face the economics profession today. He begins with a historical perspective by reconsidering Marx as an "institutionalist," which provides a context for a discussion on Keynes, Schumpeter and Veblen. This is followed by an examination

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In these lectures Shigeto Tsuru reappraises institutionalism as a school of thought and discusses its relevance for the issues that face the economics profession today. He begins with a historical perspective by reconsidering Marx as an "institutionalist," which provides a context for a discussion on Keynes, Schumpeter and Veblen. This is followed by an examination of modern institutionalism through the work of Gunnar Myrdal, J. K. Galbraith and William Kapp. He concludes with an evaluation of the future of the institutionalist approach.

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"...a useful and at times provocative characterization and assessment of institutional economics." Journal of Economic Literature

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ISBN-13:
9780521599726
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Series:
Raffaele Mattioli Lectures Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

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"...a useful and at times provocative characterization and assessment of institutional economics." Journal of Economic Literature

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