Economic Theory, Welfare and the State: Essays in Honour of John C. Weldon

Economic Theory, Welfare and the State: Essays in Honour of John C. Weldon

by A. Asimakopulos

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Written to honour the memory of J.C. Weldon, this collection of essays seeks to reflect Weldon's professional interest in economic history and theory, including their relevance to social and political problems.

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ISBN-13: 9781349109135
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/1990
Edition description: 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

John C. Weldon 1922-87 - Introduction, Robert D. Cairns; economics - the trunk and the branches, Kenneth E. Boulding; the rise and fall of the public sector in the estimation of the economists, Dan Usher; group self-interest - the positive analysis of cooperative behaviour, Gideon Rosenbluth; probability and rationality in economics, Robin Rowley; on the publicness of Fiat money, Thomas K. Rymes; the role of information in trade theory, Murray C. Kemp and Shigemi Yabuuchi; Metzler's tariff paradox and the transfer problem, John S. Chipman; on the models of the wheat boom in Canadian economic history, John H. Dales; can we avoid another great depression?, Clarence Lyle Barber; the rise of unemployment since the 1950s, David Schwartzman; public pensions - a social response or a misuse of individual saving?, Louis Ascah and A. Asimakopulos; intergenerational redistribution, Peter Howitt; pension reform and elderly women - some evidence for Ontario urban centres, John Burbidge.

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