Economic Analysis and Political Ideology (Google eBook)

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Edward Elgar Publishing - Business & Economics - 338 pages
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'Every economist would benefit from reading this book. It contains the papers of an imaginative, rigorous and generous scholar.'
- Geoffrey Wood, The Economic Journal
These volumes provide insight into a man absorbed and preoccupied by economic scholarship. Economic Analysis and Political Ideology, the first volume with a foreword by Nobel Laureate James Buchanan, reproduces articles dealing with Professor Brunner's socioeconomic analysis. The second volume, Monetary Theory and Monetary Policy, with a foreword by Alan Meltzer, deals with macroeconomic issues.
  

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Contents

Knowledge values and the choice of economic organization
1
My quest for economic knowledge
18
The poverty of nations
31
Assumptions and the cognitive quality of theories
42
The perception of man and the conception of government
63
The perception of man and the conception of society two approaches to understanding society
82
Reflections on theology and the social order
106
Religion and the social order
124
The New International Economic Order a chapter in a protracted confrontation
172
The sociopolitical vision of Keynes
188
Reflections on the political economy of government the persistent growth of government
214
The limits of economic policy
247
Mephistopheles and inflation
269
Economic development Cancun and the western democracies
280
A fascination with economics
303
Index
323

The First World the Third World and the survival of free societies
143

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