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A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists

Format: Hardback
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Published: 1st Jan 1992
Dimensions: w 234mm h 156mm
Weight: 1080g
ISBN-10: 1852783311
ISBN-13: 9781852783310
Barcode No: 9781852783310
Synopsis
This is the first biographical dictionary of dissenting economists to appear in any language. As an extensive and authoritative guide to economists both past and present, it provides biographical, bibliographical and critical information on 90 economists working in the non-neoclassical tradition, broadly defined. It includes entries on amongst others radical economists, Marxists, post Keynesians, Kaleckians, behaviouralists and institutionalists. The book demonstrates the extent and richness of the radical non-orthodox tradition in economics. The volume marks a departure from what is usually found in a biographical dictionary for, in addition to providing standard biographical information, the living economists were themselves asked to state their principal contributions to economics, supplemented by a list of their leading books and articles. A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists will be an essential reference source for instructors, researchers and students of economics.

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`. . . this book should be in your library.' -- Malcolm Rutherford, Journal of Economic Issues `. . . this is a clearly written, well-organized biographical dictionary. Highly recommended to all members of the economics profession, especially those whose primary interest lies in research or the history of economic thought.' -- Oleg Zinam, American Reference Books Annual