Gunnar Myrdal: An Intellectual Biography
This study examines the manner in which Gunnar Myrdal's intellectual style left an impact on the shaping of Sweden's welfare state, on race relations in the United States, on post-World War Two economic cooperation in Europe, and on the analysis of Third World economic development.
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1 Beginnings and Early Intellectual Influences
The Political Element in the Development of Economic Theory first published in 1930
Monetary Equilibrium versions of 1932 1933 and 1939
4 Structuring CounterCyclical Fiscal Policies in the 1930s
5 The Population Question and Swedish Social Policy in the 1930s
The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy 1944
7 Minister of Commerce and Economic PolicyMaking for PostWar Sweden 19441947
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