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Unemployment, Recession and Effective Demand [electronic resource] : The Contributions of Marx, Keynes and Kalecki

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781848449695Publication details: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780857930446
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Unemployment, Recession and Effective Demand : The Contributions of Marx, Keynes and KaleckiDDC classification:
  • 339
LOC classification:
  • HB3714
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Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Foreword; Preface; 1: Introduction; 2: The Marxian notion of a monetary economy and the critique of Say's Law; 3: General overproduction crisis; 4: Keynes's critique of Say's Law; 5: Keynesian underemployment equilibria; 6: A critique of Keynes's microfoundations; 7: Kaleckian macroeconomics: an outline; 8: The problem of market forms in modern macroeconomics; 9: Concluding remarks; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Bibliography; Index
Summary: In the midst of the current world economic crisis, many claim there is a necessity to return to the Marxian and Keynesian traditions in order to better understand the dynamics of market economies. This book is an important step in that direction. It presents a critical examination of the foundations of macroeconomics as developed in the traditions of Marx, Keynes and Kalecki, which are contrasted with the current mainstream. Particular attention is given to the problem of market forms and their relevance for macroeconomics. Professional economists and postgraduate students in economics, in par
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Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Foreword; Preface; 1: Introduction; 2: The Marxian notion of a monetary economy and the critique of Say's Law; 3: General overproduction crisis; 4: Keynes's critique of Say's Law; 5: Keynesian underemployment equilibria; 6: A critique of Keynes's microfoundations; 7: Kaleckian macroeconomics: an outline; 8: The problem of market forms in modern macroeconomics; 9: Concluding remarks; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Bibliography; Index

In the midst of the current world economic crisis, many claim there is a necessity to return to the Marxian and Keynesian traditions in order to better understand the dynamics of market economies. This book is an important step in that direction. It presents a critical examination of the foundations of macroeconomics as developed in the traditions of Marx, Keynes and Kalecki, which are contrasted with the current mainstream. Particular attention is given to the problem of market forms and their relevance for macroeconomics. Professional economists and postgraduate students in economics, in par