Swedish Economic Thought: Explorations and Advances

Swedish Economic Thought: Explorations and Advances

by Lars Jonung
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415054133

ISBN-13: 9780415054133

Pub. Date: 05/21/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The impact of Swedish economists on the development of modern economic analysis has been profound. This volume contains twelve essays dealing with various aspects of the development of economics and economic thought from the mid 18th century to the middle of the 20th century. Most of the essays cover the golden age of Swedish economics, the early decades of the

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The impact of Swedish economists on the development of modern economic analysis has been profound. This volume contains twelve essays dealing with various aspects of the development of economics and economic thought from the mid 18th century to the middle of the 20th century. Most of the essays cover the golden age of Swedish economics, the early decades of the 20th century, and deal with such figures as Knut Wicksell, Gustav Cassel, Eli Heckscher, Bertil Ohlin, Erik Lindahl and Erik Lundberg.
The book includes a chapter on an unpublished manuscript of Knut Wicksell's which is reproduced in English for the first time

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415054133
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/21/1993
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction and Summary Lars Jonung

1. Swedish Economic Thought in the 18th Century Goran Ahlstrom 2. Pher Niclas Christiernan Mats Persson and Claes-Henric Siven 3. The Existence of a Positive Rate of Interest in a Stationary State Bjorn Hansson 4. Knut Wicksell on Forestry: A Note Tourn Hedlund-Nystrom, Lars Jonung, Karl Gustaf Lofgren and Bo Sandelin 5. The Swedish Economists, the Labour Movement and the 8-hour Day Marianne Sundstrom 6. The Economists as Popularizer: The Emergence of Swedish Economics 1900-1930 Lars Magnusson 7. Gosta Bagge. An Entrepreneur in Swedish Economics Eskil Wadensjo 8. Erik Lindahl's Norm for Monetary Policy Klas Fregert 9. Bertil Ohlin's Contribution to International Economics Harry Flam 10. The Long Retreat. Gustav Cassel and Eli Heckscher on the New Economics of the 1930's Benny Carlson 11. The Development of the Swedish Contribution of the Inflationary Gap Analysis Claes Berg 12. Economics and Mathematics in Forest Economics. Some Swedish Contributions Karl Gustaf Lofgren

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