The Resource Perspectives on the economic problem; : a book of readings in political economy., Edited by Arthur MacEwan and Thomas E. Weisskopf

Perspectives on the economic problem; : a book of readings in political economy., Edited by Arthur MacEwan and Thomas E. Weisskopf

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Perspectives on the economic problem; : a book of readings in political economy.
Title
Perspectives on the economic problem;
Title remainder
a book of readings in political economy.
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Edited by Arthur MacEwan and Thomas E. Weisskopf
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eng
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MacEwan, Arthur
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HB171
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.M23
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non fiction
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Weisskopf, Thomas E.
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  • Economics
  • Historia económica
  • Économie politique
  • Economics
  • Economische politiek
  • Économie politique
  • Wirtschaft
Label
Perspectives on the economic problem; : a book of readings in political economy., Edited by Arthur MacEwan and Thomas E. Weisskopf
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volume
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nc
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text
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txt
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Contents
  • pt. 1: The Emergence of modern economic society. Section A: Pre-market economies and the emergence of the market: Production and distribution among the Trobriand Islanders / Bronislaw Maninowski -- Life on a country estate in the time of Charlemagne / Eileen Power -- The Stirrup and feudalism: does technology make history / Lynn White, Jr. -- The Economic life of the medieval city / Henri Pirenne -- Ordinances of the gild merchant of Southampton. Section B: The Rise of capitalism and the industrial revolution: The transition from feudalism to capitalism / Karl Marx -- "Remember, that time is money / Benjamin Franklin -- The spirit of capitalism / Max Weber -- Enterprise and skullduggery in the early industrial revolution- the life of Richard Arkwright / Paul Mantoux -- The view from the summit -- 1851 / The Economist -- Child labor in the factories, testimony presented to the Sadler Committee (1832) / Parliamentary Papers. Section C: American capitalism: Two views of J. Pierpont Morgan / Gustavus Myers and Jonathan Hughes -- The causes of the Great Depression / John Kenneth Galbraith -- What the Depression was like / John Steinbeck -- The war for Flint / Murray Kempton -- The failings of American capitalism / Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy. Section D: The Evolution of capitalism : The bourgeoisie vs. the proletariat / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- Can capitalism survive? / Joseph Schumpeter -- Modern capitalism / Andrew Shonfield -- Moral problems of modern capitalism / Walter Weisskopf
  • pt. 2: Prosperity and recession- the economics of the macro system. Section A. Fiscal and monetary policy: The view from the summit -- 1969 / The Council of Economic Advisors (1969) -- A quiz on government spending / Robert Heilbroner and Peter Bernstein -- The case for an active fiscal-monetary policy / Walter Heller -- The case against an active fiscal-monetary policy / Milton Friedman -- How bad is inflation? / Sumner H. Slichter -- Inflation: it's vastly over-rated / Art Buchwald -- A day of open market operations / Paul Meek -- The incidence of the income tax -- National income accounts. Section B. Unemployment and poverty: The rejects / Michael Harrington -- The structural basis of unemployment / Charles Killingsworth -- Testing the structural hypothesis / Robert F. Solow -- Raising the incomes of the poor / James Tobin --The labor force and unemployment: past and present. Section C. The role of the government. : What role for government spending? / Francis M. Bator -- The problem of social balance / John Kenneth Galbraith -- What shall we do with the fiscal dividend? / Charles Schultze -- The role of arms spending in the American economy / Bernard Nossiter -- The structure of government purchases of goods and services in the 1960's. Section D. Economic growth: Sources of economic growth in the United States / Edward F. Denison -- Investment in human capital / Theodore Schultz -- Economic growth as an objective of government policy / James Tobin -- What price economic growth? / E.J. Mishan
  • pt. 3: Microeconomics- the anatomy of a market system. Section A. Prices and the market: The wisdom of Adam Smith. Passages from The Wealth of Nations -- Our obsolete market mentality / Karl Polanyi -- Penny capitalism: A Guatemalan indian market / Sol Tax -- The price system as a mechanism for using knowledge / Friedrich A. Hayek. Section B. Consumer Demand: On the importance of being conspicuous / Thorstein Veblen -- Consumer demand and the dependence effect / John Kenneth Galbraith -- The non sequitur of the dependence effect / Friedrich A. Hayek -- THe costs of automobile model changes / Franklin Fisher, Zvi Griliches and Carl Kaysen. Section C. The Behavior of the firm: The modern corporation and the city of god / Adolf Berle -- On the responsibility of corporate executives / Bernard Nossiter --The behavior of the giant corporation / Paul Baran and Paul M. Sweezy -- The new industrial state or son of affluence / Robert M. Solow -- Concentration and antitrust action in the steel industry / Leonard W. Weiss -- Kennedy vs. U.S. Steel / John F. Kennedy (attach) and Roger Blough (defense) -- The concentration of business: past and present. Section D. Factor markets and income distribution: Economic efficiency and distributional justice / J.E. Meade -- The impact of unions on relative earnings / Albert Rees -- Is the income gap closing / Herman P. Miller -- Towards equality of educational opportunity? / Samuel Bowles -- The facts of income distribution
  • pt. 4: The Economics of international gain and loss: Petition of the candlemakers 1845 / Frederic Bastiat -- Petition of the candlemakers 1951 / H.R. Parker -- The positive contribution of trade to development / Gottfried Haberler -- Free trade and inequality / Gunnar Myrdal -- The case for flexible exchange rates / Milton Friedman -- The case against flexible exchange rates / Henry Wallich -- Will the bungle work? / The economist. pt. 5: The Challenge to the market system. Section A. Comparative economic systems: The operation of the Soviet economy / Marshall I. Goldman -- Planning in France / Charles P. Kindleberger -- Planning through the market in Jugoslavia / Janez Stanovnki -- Is there a convergence of systes? / Jan Tinbergen. Section B. Economic development: How to live on less thatn $100 a year / Robert L. Heilbroner -- The decade of development: a study in frustration? / Barbara Ward -- Economic growth: balanced or unbalanced? / The political economy of backwardness / Paul Baran -- Growth or stagnation in India? / Sukhamoy Chakravarty. Section C.A look into the future: The world in the year 2000 / Herman Kahn and Anthony J. Wiener -- Economic possibilities for our grandchildren / John Maynard Keynes -- America's changing environment / Roger Revelle and Hans Landsberg -- The future of capitalism / Robert L. Heilbroner
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780136609933
Lccn
73120357
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00088735
  • (OCoLC)ocm00088735
Label
Perspectives on the economic problem; : a book of readings in political economy., Edited by Arthur MacEwan and Thomas E. Weisskopf
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1: The Emergence of modern economic society. Section A: Pre-market economies and the emergence of the market: Production and distribution among the Trobriand Islanders / Bronislaw Maninowski -- Life on a country estate in the time of Charlemagne / Eileen Power -- The Stirrup and feudalism: does technology make history / Lynn White, Jr. -- The Economic life of the medieval city / Henri Pirenne -- Ordinances of the gild merchant of Southampton. Section B: The Rise of capitalism and the industrial revolution: The transition from feudalism to capitalism / Karl Marx -- "Remember, that time is money / Benjamin Franklin -- The spirit of capitalism / Max Weber -- Enterprise and skullduggery in the early industrial revolution- the life of Richard Arkwright / Paul Mantoux -- The view from the summit -- 1851 / The Economist -- Child labor in the factories, testimony presented to the Sadler Committee (1832) / Parliamentary Papers. Section C: American capitalism: Two views of J. Pierpont Morgan / Gustavus Myers and Jonathan Hughes -- The causes of the Great Depression / John Kenneth Galbraith -- What the Depression was like / John Steinbeck -- The war for Flint / Murray Kempton -- The failings of American capitalism / Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy. Section D: The Evolution of capitalism : The bourgeoisie vs. the proletariat / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- Can capitalism survive? / Joseph Schumpeter -- Modern capitalism / Andrew Shonfield -- Moral problems of modern capitalism / Walter Weisskopf
  • pt. 2: Prosperity and recession- the economics of the macro system. Section A. Fiscal and monetary policy: The view from the summit -- 1969 / The Council of Economic Advisors (1969) -- A quiz on government spending / Robert Heilbroner and Peter Bernstein -- The case for an active fiscal-monetary policy / Walter Heller -- The case against an active fiscal-monetary policy / Milton Friedman -- How bad is inflation? / Sumner H. Slichter -- Inflation: it's vastly over-rated / Art Buchwald -- A day of open market operations / Paul Meek -- The incidence of the income tax -- National income accounts. Section B. Unemployment and poverty: The rejects / Michael Harrington -- The structural basis of unemployment / Charles Killingsworth -- Testing the structural hypothesis / Robert F. Solow -- Raising the incomes of the poor / James Tobin --The labor force and unemployment: past and present. Section C. The role of the government. : What role for government spending? / Francis M. Bator -- The problem of social balance / John Kenneth Galbraith -- What shall we do with the fiscal dividend? / Charles Schultze -- The role of arms spending in the American economy / Bernard Nossiter -- The structure of government purchases of goods and services in the 1960's. Section D. Economic growth: Sources of economic growth in the United States / Edward F. Denison -- Investment in human capital / Theodore Schultz -- Economic growth as an objective of government policy / James Tobin -- What price economic growth? / E.J. Mishan
  • pt. 3: Microeconomics- the anatomy of a market system. Section A. Prices and the market: The wisdom of Adam Smith. Passages from The Wealth of Nations -- Our obsolete market mentality / Karl Polanyi -- Penny capitalism: A Guatemalan indian market / Sol Tax -- The price system as a mechanism for using knowledge / Friedrich A. Hayek. Section B. Consumer Demand: On the importance of being conspicuous / Thorstein Veblen -- Consumer demand and the dependence effect / John Kenneth Galbraith -- The non sequitur of the dependence effect / Friedrich A. Hayek -- THe costs of automobile model changes / Franklin Fisher, Zvi Griliches and Carl Kaysen. Section C. The Behavior of the firm: The modern corporation and the city of god / Adolf Berle -- On the responsibility of corporate executives / Bernard Nossiter --The behavior of the giant corporation / Paul Baran and Paul M. Sweezy -- The new industrial state or son of affluence / Robert M. Solow -- Concentration and antitrust action in the steel industry / Leonard W. Weiss -- Kennedy vs. U.S. Steel / John F. Kennedy (attach) and Roger Blough (defense) -- The concentration of business: past and present. Section D. Factor markets and income distribution: Economic efficiency and distributional justice / J.E. Meade -- The impact of unions on relative earnings / Albert Rees -- Is the income gap closing / Herman P. Miller -- Towards equality of educational opportunity? / Samuel Bowles -- The facts of income distribution
  • pt. 4: The Economics of international gain and loss: Petition of the candlemakers 1845 / Frederic Bastiat -- Petition of the candlemakers 1951 / H.R. Parker -- The positive contribution of trade to development / Gottfried Haberler -- Free trade and inequality / Gunnar Myrdal -- The case for flexible exchange rates / Milton Friedman -- The case against flexible exchange rates / Henry Wallich -- Will the bungle work? / The economist. pt. 5: The Challenge to the market system. Section A. Comparative economic systems: The operation of the Soviet economy / Marshall I. Goldman -- Planning in France / Charles P. Kindleberger -- Planning through the market in Jugoslavia / Janez Stanovnki -- Is there a convergence of systes? / Jan Tinbergen. Section B. Economic development: How to live on less thatn $100 a year / Robert L. Heilbroner -- The decade of development: a study in frustration? / Barbara Ward -- Economic growth: balanced or unbalanced? / The political economy of backwardness / Paul Baran -- Growth or stagnation in India? / Sukhamoy Chakravarty. Section C.A look into the future: The world in the year 2000 / Herman Kahn and Anthony J. Wiener -- Economic possibilities for our grandchildren / John Maynard Keynes -- America's changing environment / Roger Revelle and Hans Landsberg -- The future of capitalism / Robert L. Heilbroner
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780136609933
Lccn
73120357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00088735
  • (OCoLC)ocm00088735

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