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A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists Second by Philip Arestis

By Philip Arestis

This can be a completely up to date re-creation of the 1st, and definitive, biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. it really is an intensive and authoritative consultant to economists either earlier and current, delivering biographical, bibliographical and significant info on over a hundred economists operating within the non-neoclassical traditions generally outlined. It contains entries on, between others, radical economists, Marxists, post-Keynesians, behaviorists, Kaleckians and institutionalists. The publication demonstrates the level and richness of the unconventional heterodox culture in economics.

This moment version keeps to mark a departure from what's frequently present in a biographical dictionary for, as well as delivering ordinary biographical info, dwelling economists have themselves been requested to nation their significant contributions to economics, supplemented via a listing in their best books and articles.

A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists, moment version will stay a vital reference resource for teachers, researchers and scholars of economics, its improvement and background

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Amiya Kumar BAGCHI (born 1936) My father was a Brahman. However, he was also the head of a subsect of Vaishnavas who started out by denying caste distinctions, but who ultimately accommodated themselves to the demands of hierarchy, albeit in a modified manner. Learning was not at a premium on my father’s side of the family. But my mother was an intellectual educated at home despite the fact that, like most women, even among high-caste Hindus, she was denied any formal education. From her I derived a passion for books.

The attainment and sustainability of civil and political freedom and genuine democracy became a major concern and I persuaded the International Economic Association to organize a conference to which political theorists as well as sociologists and economists were invited (1995). My basic concern is still understanding the processes of reproduction of structures of inequality, and explaining how the same underlying processes lead to class formation and stratification along lines of gender, ethnicity, and locales of residence.

He also exercised considerable influence over the appointments of individuals. Balogh had many insights long before the profession adopted them and before they had become accepted doctrine. And he realized the penalties suffered from being prematurely right. He had diagnosed the 1929 Stock Exchange boom and predicted the slump. He had predicted the deflationary effects of the 1931 depreciation of sterling against the mass of orthodox opinion and was severely taken to task for it by his superiors in the League of Nations.

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