By Philip Arestis
This can be a completely up-to-date re-creation of the 1st, and definitive, biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. it truly is an intensive and authoritative consultant to economists either earlier and current, delivering biographical, bibliographical and significant details on over a hundred economists operating within the non-neoclassical traditions generally outlined. It comprises 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 variation keeps to mark a departure from what's frequently present in a biographical dictionary for, as well as offering ordinary biographical details, residing economists have themselves been requested to nation their vital 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 necessary reference resource for teachers, researchers and scholars of economics, its improvement and heritage
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Tom was probably too sympathetic to the approaches of Marshall and Keynes completely to agree with Sraffa, even though, in his later writings, agreement with Marx and Kalecki on other matters was evident. The most important thing in Tom’s life was his family. Tom was strict but he doted on ‘his girls’ – all three, Marika, Anna and Julia. Their friends noted what a united, supportive, loving, happy family they were, no more so than in the last years of Tom’s life. After Tom died (CUP accepted his 1991 book in the last week of his life), Marika saw through its preparation with CUP just as she had been the ever-present helpmate with his earlier books.
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Falk & Co. T. Falk (‘Foxy’ Falk was a Churchillian Tory), the originator of many of Keynes’ ideas, who started Balogh’s conversion from the anti-inflationary creed in which he had grown up to his hostility to dear money and deflation. ) This conversion was aided by his experience as a member of the Secretariat of the League of Nations where he was shocked by the helplessness of what he came to view as orthodox platitudes in the face of the European crisis and collapse. From 1934 to 1940 he was a Lecturer at University College London.