David Ricardo

David Ricardo

by J. King

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This book offers a new account of David Ricardo's political economy that is both scholarly and accessible. It provides a detailed overview of the secondary literature on Ricardo down to 2012, and discusses alternative perspectives on his work, including those of Marxians, neoclassicals and Sraffians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349331161
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Great Thinkers in Economics
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 267
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

John E. King is Professor of Economics at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, where he has taught since 1988. His principal research interests are in the history of heterodox economic thought, with particular reference to Marxian political economy and Post Keynesian economics. His recent publications include The Rise of Neoliberalism in Advanced Capitalism: a Materialist Analysis (with M.C. Howard) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), Nicholas Kaldor (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and The Microfoundations Delusion (Elgar, 2013). He is also the editor of The Elgar Companion to Post Keynesian Economics (second edition, 2012).

Table of Contents

PART I: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DAVID RICARDO 1. The Importance of Ricardo 2. Ricardo's Life 3. Ricardo's England: the Economy 4. Ricardo's England: Society and Politics PART II: RICARDO'S VISION 5. Philosophy, History, Society 6. Ricardo's Method and Style 7. Ricardo's Politics 8. Ricardo's Works 9. Appendix: The Principles PART III: VALUE AND DISTRIBUTION 10. Ricardo's Problem 11. Profits and Rent 12. Wages 13. The Theory of Value PART IV: INTERNATIONAL TRADE 14. The Theory of Comparative Advantage 15. Ricardo on the Corn Laws 16. Ricardo and his Critics 17. The Politics of Trade 18. Ricardo's Trade Theory in the 21st Century PART V: RICARDO'S MACROECONOMICS 19. Growth and the Stationary State 20. 'Say's Law' 21. Money and Banking 22. 'On Machinery' PART VI: RICARDO ON ECONOMIC POLICY 23. Fiscal Policy 24. Monetary Policy 25. Social Policy, Labour and the Poor 26. Ricardo, Laissez-Faire and Classical Liberalism PART VII: EDITORS AND CRITICS 27. 1823-1870: the First two Generations 28. 1870-1936: Ricardo and the 'Marginalist Revolution' 29. 1936-1975: Ricardo and the 'Keynesian Revolution' 30. After 1975: Ricardo in the Age of Neoliberalism PART VIII: THE THREE RICARDOS 31. The Marxian Ricardo 32. The Neoclassical Ricardo: Marshall to Hollander 33. Piero Sraffa's Ricardo 34. Ricardo's Legacy

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