Contemporary Issues in Heterodox Economics

Implications for Theory and Policy Action
 
 
Routledge (Verlag)
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  • 320 Seiten
978-0-367-36504-2 (ISBN)
 
Heterodox economics can provide a more complete and robust explanation of economic realities than orthodox (or mainstream) economics. Contemporary Issues in Heterodox Economics: Implications for Theory and Policy Action argues that this greater explanatory power gives heterodox economics the ability to illuminate appropriate policy for the major crises of our time, as well as proffer the basis for a more rounded, pluralist approach to economic theory.

The chapters in this wide-ranging volume address some of the key issues facing the global economy, including the growing disparity of income/wealth between persons and economic areas, environmental degradation, issues associated with employment, and the regularity of economic/financial crises. The authors examine potential policy responses such as modern monetary theory, models of public ownership, and the need to move beyond standard concepts of growth. They also explore the deficiencies of orthodox economics, and contend that a more pluralist approach to economics is required in the public sphere, in academia, and in the classroom in order to help face the challenges of the 21st Century.

This book is invaluable reading for students and scholars across the social sciences who are interested in alternatives to mainstream economic thinking.
  • Englisch
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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978-0-367-36504-2 (9780367365042)
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Arturo Hermann is Primo Ricercatore at the Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), Italy.
Simon Mouatt is Emeritus Associate Professor in Economics at Solent University, UK.
Foreword - Alan Freeman
1. Dynamics versus Statistics: On the Nature of Heterodox and Orthodox Economics Anders Ekeland
2. The Past and The Future: The Philosophy and History of Economics, and the Emerging Risk SocietyJon Mulberg
3. Hegel, Marx and the Economics of Inclusion: Towards an Economic Philosophy for a post (non) truth Political ClassSimon Mouatt
4. What Marx and Kalecki/Post-Keynesians do not share, and why this is not a barrier to their learning from each other to their mutual advantageNick Potts and Philip Armstrong
5. Out of the Silos via Diversity: Green Economics Insights for EconomistsMiriam Kennet
6. Value Within The Resource-Based View Of The Firm: An Approach Drawing On The Temporal Single System Interpretation Of MarxThoralf Dassler
7. The Economic Imbalances of Our Days and the Heterodox Economics AlternativeArturo Hermann
8. Central Banking And Income Inequality: The Impact Of Monetary Policy On Income DistributionJalal Qanas
9. Getting the Financial Crisis Wrong: The Dead End that is Neoclassical Macro ModelingJohn T. Harvey
10. Centre and Periphery in Global Value Chains: An Interpretation based on the Pioneers of DevelopmentFernanda Cardosa and Cristina Froes de Borja Reis
11. Models of Fair Public Ownership: Lessons from Singapore and Hong KongAndrew Purves
12. The Other Side of Paradise: The Cost of Tourism in the CaribbeanWendy Sealy and Simon Mouatt
13. Heterodox Economic Journal Rankings RevisitedBruce Cronin
14. Institutional Practice and the Inadequacy of Orthodox Macroeconomics: A Challenge for Pluralism?James Juniper, Andrew Nadolny, George Pantelopoulos and Martin Watts
15. Pluralism and Heterodox EconomicsSheila Dow
16. Improving Pluralism in Economics EducationJack Reardon
Postscript - Victoria Chick

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