The Oxford Handbook of Post-Keynesian Economics, Volume 2: Critiques and Methodology

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G. C. Harcourt, Peter Kriesler
OUP USA, 2013 - Business & Economics - 528 pages
This two volume Handbook contains chapters on the main areas to which Post-Keynesians have made sustained and important contributions. These include theories of accumulation, distribution, pricing, money and finance, international trade and capital flows, the environment, methodological issues, criticism of mainstream economics and Post-Keynesian policies. The Introduction outlines what is in the two volumes, in the process placing Post-Keynesian procedures and contributions in appropriate contexts.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 On the Microfoundations of Macroeconomics
45
2 PostKeynesian Economics Rationality and Conventions
62
3 Methodology and PostKeynesian Economics
80
4 PostKeynesian Perspectives on Some Philosophical Dimensions of Keyness Economic Thinking
100
5 Two PostKeynesian Approaches to Uncertainty and Irreducible Uncertainty
124
6 Interdisciplinary Applications of PostKeynesian Economics
143
7 PostKeynesian Economics Critical Realism and Social Ontology
162
12 Macroeconomics and the LShaped Aggregate Supply Curve
245
A Dubious Success Story in Monetary Economics
265
14 The PostKeynesian Critique of the Mainstream Theory of the State and the PostKeynesian Approaches to Economic Policy
290
15 A Modern KaleckianKeynesian Framework for Economic Theory and Policy
310
16 PostKeynesian Principles and Economic Policies
326
17 PostKeynesian Distribution of Personal Income and Pay
366
18 Environmental Economics and Policy
391
Aggregate Demand Economic Growth and Income Distribution Policy
412

8 The Traverse Equilibrium Analysis and PostKeynesian Economics
175
9 A Personal View of PostKeynesian Elements in the Development of Economic Complexity Theory and Its Application to Policy
198
10 How Sound Are the Foundations of the Aggregate Production Function?
202
11 Marx and the PostKeynesians
231
Why the Twin Global Crisis Has Not Transformed Economics
436
21 Keynesianism and the Crisis
458
Index
487
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G.C. Harcourt is Reader in the History of Economic Theory, Emeritus, University of Cambridge, Emeritus Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge, Professor Emeritus, University of Adelaide, and Visiting Professorial Fellow, School of Economics, UNSW (2013-2016).

Peter Kriesler is Associate Professor at University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, Director of the Society of Heterodox Economists, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Economic Research. He is Executive Editor of The Economics Labour Relations Review, and is on the editorial board of a number of journals.

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