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Issues In Heterodox Economics

Issues In Heterodox Economics

Donald A. R. George (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-17961-4

Feb 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

292 pages

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Through contributions from leading authors, Issues in Heterodox Economics provides a critical analysis of the methodology of mainstream economics.

  • Challenges economists to abandon sterile formalism and develop new intellectual rigors to contribute to pressing contemporary issues
  • A series of cutting-edge articles provides a critical analysis of the dependence of mainstream economics on mathematical modelling and other methodologies
  • Topics discussed include sustainable development, worker control of firms, evolutionary growth theory, and more
  • Challenges economists to abandon sterile formalism and develop new intellectual rigors to contribute to pressing contemporary issues
1. Consolations For The Economist: The Future Of Economic Orthodoxy: Donald A.R. George.

2. Axiomatization And Formalism In Economics: T.A. Boylan and P.F. O'Gorman.

3. Variety Of Methodological Approach In Economics: Sheila C. Dow.

4. Variations On The Theme Of Conning In Mathematical Economics: K. Vela Velupillai.

5. The Sociological Approach To Financial Markets: Alex Preda.

6. Workers' Savings And The Right To Manage: Donald A.R. George.

7. A New Vision Of The Knowledge Economy: Brian Chi-ang Lin.

8. Evolutionary And New Growth Theories. Are They Converging?: Fulvio Castellacci.

9. Repetition And Financial Incentives In Economics Experiments: Jinkwon Lee.

Index


  • A series of cutting-edge articles provides a critical analysis of the dependence of mainstream economics on mathematical modelling and other methodologies
  • Discusses a wide range of non-mainstream economic topics through articles from leading international authors
  • Topics discussed include sustainable development, worker control of firms, evolutionary growth theory, and more
  • Challenges economists to abandon sterile formalism and develop new intellectual rigors to contribute to pressing contemporary issues