Institutions, Behaviour and Economic Theory: A Contribution to Classical-Keynesian Political Economy

Institutions, Behaviour and Economic Theory: A Contribution to Classical-Keynesian Political Economy

by Heinrich Bortis
     
 

ISBN-10: 052102899X

ISBN-13: 9780521028998

Pub. Date: 03/31/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The failure of centrally planned socialism and the serious problems arising with the capitalist system requires a middle way between both doctrines. In this book it is argued that a synthesis of Classical and Keynesian economy theory provides the basis for this intermediate system. A monetary production economy is primarily considered. The author sets up a system of…  See more details below

Overview

The failure of centrally planned socialism and the serious problems arising with the capitalist system requires a middle way between both doctrines. In this book it is argued that a synthesis of Classical and Keynesian economy theory provides the basis for this intermediate system. A monetary production economy is primarily considered. The author sets up a system of linking political economy with other social sciences, i.e. sociology, law and politics in the traditional sense, establishing thus the unity of the social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521028998
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary of symbols; 1. iNTRODUCTION; 2. sOME basic CONCEPTS AND ISSUES IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES; 3. SOME BASIC ISSUES IN POLITICAL ECONOMY; 4. TOWARDS A COHERENT SYSTEM OF POLITICAL ECONOMY; 5. CLASSICAL-KEYNESIAN POLITICAL ECONOMY AND NEOCLASSICAL ECONOMICS; 6. AN ALTERNATIVE THEORY OF ECONOMIC POLICY; 7. POLITICAL ECONOMY IN A WIDER CONTEXT; References; Index.

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