Gustav von Schmoller and Adolph Wagner: Legacy and Lessons for Civil Society and the State

Gustav von Schmoller and Adolph Wagner: Legacy and Lessons for Civil Society and the State

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ISBN-13: 9783319789927
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/29/2018
Series: The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences , #21
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Juergen Backhaus acquired his diploma in Economics, Management Sciences and Political Sciences in Konstanz in 1973, where he also achieved his licentiate degree in Law in 1976 and did his doctorate under Gerard Gäfgen in 1985. From 1986, Juergen Backhaus was a professor of Public Finance at the University of Maastricht. Since March 1994, he publishes the European Journal of Law and Economics. Since 2001 he holds the Krupp Foundation Chair in Public Finance and Fiscal Sociology at the University of Erfurt. Juergen Backhaus was announced honorary doctor of the University of Thessaly in 2004.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Chapter 1: Gustav Schmoller's Program and its Valuation Today and Tomorrow.- Chapter 2: Gustav von Schmoller's Influence in the Netherlands 1870-1940 - A Forgotten Economist?.- Chapter 3: German Roots of Health Economics: Gustav Schmoller and Adolph Wagner.- Chapter 4: Menger contra Schmoller: Methodological Issues and Beyond.- Chapter 5: Gustav Schmoller and Karl Popper - Reginald Hansen's Efforts to Reconcile Two Alternative Approaches to the Social Sciences.- Chapter 6: Wagner's Law, Money and the Theory of Financial Crisis - Adolph Wagner's Early Viennese Publications.- Chapter 7: Similarities and Differences in Central Concepts of Social Economy - Adolph Wagner's Concept of State Socialism and Heinrich Pesch's Concept of Solidarism.- Chapter 8: Adolph Wagner Revisited: Is Environmental Quality a Collective Need?.- Chapter 9: Wagner's Law and the Public Expenditure Growth in Italy From 1861-2016.- Chapter 10: Empirical Evidence on "Wagner's Law of Increasing Government Activity" for the Austrian Monarchy.- Chapter 11: Meincke's Sonderweg.- Chapter 12: Report: Schmoller Research in China and its Potential.- Chapter 13: The Partial Demise of Wagner's Public Finance Structure after 9/11.

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