Political Economy for the 21st Century: Contemporary Views on the Trend of Economics

Political Economy for the 21st Century: Contemporary Views on the Trend of Economics

by Charles J. Whalen, Hyman P. Minsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 156324649X

ISBN-13: 9781563246494

Pub. Date: 11/30/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This text provides an alternative to conventional economics, drawing on the neoclassical and non-neoclassical insights of Lester Thurow, Robert Heilbroner, Alice Amsden, Barry Bluestone and 11 other prominent economists from America and England. It is intended to provide productive analyses of several contemporary economic problems.  See more details below

Overview

This text provides an alternative to conventional economics, drawing on the neoclassical and non-neoclassical insights of Lester Thurow, Robert Heilbroner, Alice Amsden, Barry Bluestone and 11 other prominent economists from America and England. It is intended to provide productive analyses of several contemporary economic problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563246494
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/1995
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.91(h) x 5.98(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contributors
Foreword
Preface
1Beyond Neoclassical Thought: Political Economy for the Twenty-first Century3
2Redefining Economics: From Market Allocation to Social Provisioning31
3Ethics and Economics45
4The Challenge of Feminist Economics65
5Pricing and the Business Enterprise87
6Human Resources, Labor Markets, and Economic Performance103
7Monetary Theory and Policy for the Twenty-first Century125
8Macroeconomics and the Theory of a Monetary Economy151
9Economic Inequality and the Macrostructuralist Debate171
10Not Markets Alone: Enriching the Discussion of Income Distribution195
11Comparative Advantage, Factor-Price Equalization, Industrial Strategies, and Trade Tactics213
12International Trade and the Governance of Global Markets225
13Late Industrialization: Can More Countries Make It?245
14Economics in the Twenty-first Century265
Index275

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