By Philip Arestis
This can be a completely up to date new version of the 1st, and definitive, biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. it truly is an intensive and authoritative advisor to economists either earlier and current, supplying biographical, bibliographical and demanding details on over a hundred economists operating within the non-neoclassical traditions widely outlined. It contains entries on, between others, radical economists, Marxists, post-Keynesians, behaviorists, Kaleckians and institutionalists. The ebook demonstrates the level and richness of the unconventional heterodox culture in economics.
This moment variation maintains to mark a departure from what's frequently present in a biographical dictionary for, as well as offering average biographical info, dwelling economists have themselves been requested to nation their significant contributions to economics, supplemented by means of a listing in their top books and articles.
A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists, moment version will remain a vital reference resource for teachers, researchers and scholars of economics, its improvement and background
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Sen and Mordacai Ezekiel, he was one of the originators of food aid. In these days of the adulation of free market forces, of pricism and of state minimalism, it is not fashionable to advocate planning and an active state, industrialization, import substitution, rapid capital accumulation or the conscious mobilization of underutilized labour. Yet it can be shown that these ideas have withstood the test of time and that countries following them have done better than others. Whatever the fashionable mythologists of the market may say, no country except Hong Kong has achieved development without protection and efficient government interventions, necessary not as alternatives to markets but as pre-conditions for the working of markets.
Several institutional changes were, how- 30 Thomas BALOGH ever, due to Balogh’s powers of persuasion, such as the setting up of the Department of Economic Affairs, the Ministry of Overseas Development and the Industrial Reconstruction Corporation; there was also his insistence on mergers and rationalization in industry, on the preparation of alternatives to entry into Europe, on an incomes policy and on the control of capital outflow. He also exercised considerable influence over the appointments of individuals.
1. All economies are systems of patterned behaviour that are part of a specific human culture, a proposition in fundamental contradiction to the idea that economies are manifestations of natural laws or natural human propensities. Adoption of the idea that patterns of economic behaviour are cultural meant that Ayres disagreed with orthodox economists at the most fundamental level. B. Clark’s conception of economic science as a search for ‘natural’ phenomenon, a theme to which he often returned.