New PDF release: A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists Second

By Philip Arestis

ISBN-10: 1858985609

ISBN-13: 9781858985602

This can be a completely up to date re-creation of the 1st, and definitive, biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. it's an intensive and authoritative advisor to economists either previous and current, delivering biographical, bibliographical and significant info on over a hundred economists operating within the non-neoclassical traditions commonly 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 novel heterodox culture in economics.

This moment variation maintains to mark a departure from what's often present in a biographical dictionary for, as well as supplying ordinary biographical info, residing economists have themselves been requested to country their critical contributions to economics, supplemented via a listing in their major books and articles.

A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists, moment variation will remain a necessary reference resource for teachers, researchers and scholars of economics, its improvement and historical past

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Thomas Balogh, though capable of great enjoyment and with a marvellous zest for life, was never content. He saw catastrophes and disasters ahead and, like Cassandra, felt no one was listening to his warnings. He also suffered from a sense that his contributions were not properly acknowledged. He combined profound intuitive insights with the moral courage (or better, as the Austrians say, Zivilcourage) to advocate them in the face of the established consensus. What unperceptive critics considered his principal fault – the introduction of Central European ideas into the liberal Anglo-Saxon tradition – may well be his main intellectual contribution to his adopted country.

In development, he saw very early the need for linking rural reform to rural education, not through a drive to universal literacy with high dropout rates in primary schools, but through programmes aiming at whole rural families and relevant to the life and work of the farmers. He was an early advocate of rural public works that would combine laying the necessary infrastructure needed for development with remunerative, non-inflationary absorption of the underutilized labour in cooperatives, and at the same time mobilize the savings needed for this investment.

Mr Mintoff’s demand for full integration into the United Kingdom appealed to Balogh’s welfare imperialism, and he was heartbroken when the negotiations failed. He also advised the governments or central banks of Greece, Mauritius, Algeria and the Sudan. Ever since his resignation from the Cabinet in 1951, Harold Wilson had been in close touch with Balogh, who was also an admirer of Bevan. Wilson and Balogh worked together throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, in particular on the preparations for the 1964 election.

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