Leading Contemporary Economists [NOOK Book]

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This collection of essays offers an extensive critical review of the major contributions of key figures in contemporary heterodox economics, including comprehensive bibliographies of their writings and lists of vital secondary material.

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Overview

This collection of essays offers an extensive critical review of the major contributions of key figures in contemporary heterodox economics, including comprehensive bibliographies of their writings and lists of vital secondary material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203893098
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 445
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Stephen Pressman is Professor of Economics and Finance at Monmouth University. He is the author of Fifty Major Economists (second edition. 2006) and co-editor of Women in the Age of Economic Transformation (1994) and A New Guide to Post-Keynesian Economics (2001) all published by Routledge.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS, 1. Leading Contemporary Economists: An Introduction to their Cutting-Edge Work, Steven Pressman, 2. The Economic Contributions of David M. Gordon, Heather Boushey and Steven Pressman, 3. The Economic Contributions of Hyman Minsky: Varieties of Capitalism and Institutional Reform, Dimitri Papadimitriou and L. Randall Wray, 4. The Economic Contributions of Amartya Sen, Steven Pressman and Gale Summerfield, 5. The Economic Contributions of Robert A. Mundell, Robert E. Prasch, 6. The ‘Rocket Science’ of Economics: The 2000 Nobel Prize Winners-- James J. Heckman and Daniel L. McFadden, Carolyn J. Heinrich and Jeffrey B. Wenger, 7. A Nobel Prize for Asymmetric Information: The Economic Contributions of George Akerlof, Michael Spence and Joseph Stiglitz, J. Barkley Rosser, Jr., 8. The Nobel Prize in Behavioral and Experimental Economics: A Contextual and Critical Appraisal of the Contributions of Daniel Kahneman and Vernon Smith, Morris Altman, 9. The Economic Contributions of Paul Sweezy, M. C. Howard and J. E. King, 10. Paradise Lost and Found? The Econometric Contributions of Clive W. J. Granger and Robert F. Engle, Peter Hans Matthews, 11. The Economic Contributions of John Kenneth Galbraith, Stephen P. Dunn and Steven Pressman, 12. Kydland and Prescott's Nobel Prize: The Methodology of Time Consistency and Real Business Cycle Models, James E. Hartley, 13. Aumann and Schelling: Two Approaches to Game Theory, Abu Rizvi, 14. On the Contributions of Barbara Bergmann to Economics, Paulette Olson, 15. Edmund Phelps and Modern Macroeconomics, Robert Dimand

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