Growth, Distribution and Effective Demand: Alternatives to Economic Orthodoxy: Alternatives to Economic Orthodoxy

1st Edition

George Argyrous, Gary Mongiovi

Published September 30, 2003
Reference - 360 Pages
ISBN 9780765610096 - CAT# Y182512


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Growth, Distribution, and Effective Demand presents original essays on a variety of topics in theoretical and applied economics. The book honors the work of Edward J. Nell and develops interconnected themes that run through the modern Post-Keynesian tradition. The first part deals with the fundamental idea that economic growth is demand-driven, with special attention to policy ramifications. The second theme concerns the connection between economic growth and the structural characteristics of a market economy. These issues are closely linked to a critical tradition that calls into question key elements in orthodox economics. The final part of the book aims to buttress non-orthodox approaches to growth and distribution by critiquing particular aspects of the conventional theory, by elaborating neglected themes in non-orthodox theory, or by exploring some overlooked methodological ideas.

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