Ten Great Economists: From Marx to Keynes by Joseph A. Schumpeter

By Joseph A. Schumpeter

Initially released in 1952, this seminal paintings is reproduced right here with a brand new creation through Professor Mark Perlman, a widely known Schumpeterian student. The essays, written among 1910-50 have been essentially commemorative items marking the success of a celebrated economist. these lined include:

* Marx

* Walras

* Menger

* Marshall

* Pareto

* Bohm-Bawerk

* Taussig

* Fisher

* Mitchell

* Keynes

The appendix contains articles on lesser-known economists Knapp, Von Wieser; Von Bortkiewicz.

With the exception of Marx, Schumpeter himself chosen the 10 major essays for inclusion during this quantity and used to be in my view accustomed to all yet of his topics. first and foremost contemplating them unworthy for e-book he relented within the face of public call for because the journals during which they initially seemed have been tricky to obtain.

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Hardy, Charles O. ” Journal of Political Economy, 53, 348–56. ” Economic Journal, 60 (September), 459–60. ” Economic Journal, 62, 878–90. xl INTRODUCTION TO THE 1997 EDITION Knight, Frank H. ” Southern Journal of Economics, 21, 26–72. ” American Economic Review, 30, 257–71. Mills, Frederick C. ” American Economic Review, 39, 730–42. J. (1953) “Ten Great Economists: From Marx to Keynes. ” International Affairs, 29, 87–8. Opie, Redvers (1952) “Review of Ten Great Economists—from Marx to Keynes” American Economic Review, 42, 395–7.

The founders of the group had different objectives. Some like Wolfgang Stolper and even Moses Abramovitz had been Schumpeter students and recalled the breadth of his learning and the warmth of his performances, both in and out of the classroom, and they saw certain advantages in honoring him. Some like Horst Hanusch saw in Schumpeterism a balance, in some cases an antidote, to Keynesianism in the sense that professional interest should focus also on the long run and on exogenous economic factors.

He who uses it in order to attack a steak has only himself to blame for unsatisfactory results, (p. 287 below) The essay ends in a discussion of why so fragile a vessel as the General Theory enjoyed such great popularity. Schumpeter reassured himself by predicting a certain reaction against Keynes. ASSESSMENTS OF THE BOOK Books of collected, previously published, essays rarely are seriously reviewed. Yet because several of the essays were seen as part of antiquity, others had been published originally in xxxii INTRODUCTION TO THE 1997 EDITION German, and because of Schumpeter’s reputation as one of the last of the inter-war academic giants and perhaps the recentness of his death, the book was given numerous (and several extensive) reviews.

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