The Flawed Foundations of General Equilibrium Theory: Critical Essays on Economic Theory

The Flawed Foundations of General Equilibrium Theory: Critical Essays on Economic Theory

by Frank Ackerman, Alejandro Nadal, Kevin P. Gallagher
     
 

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This book, as the title suggests, explains how General equilibrium, the dominant conceptual framework in mainstream economics, describes a perfectly impossible world. Even with its counterfactual assumptions taken for granted, it fails on many levels. Under the impressive editorship of Ackerman and Nadal, this book will appeal to students and researchers in economics

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This book, as the title suggests, explains how General equilibrium, the dominant conceptual framework in mainstream economics, describes a perfectly impossible world. Even with its counterfactual assumptions taken for granted, it fails on many levels. Under the impressive editorship of Ackerman and Nadal, this book will appeal to students and researchers in economics and related social science disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415654869
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/10/2012
Series:
Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)

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