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Gunnar Myrdal

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Beschreibung

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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Autorentext
WILLIAM J. BARBER is the Andrews Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA. He has published widely on topics in the history of economic thought, on issues in development economics, and on the role of economists as policy advisers. He has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society. He served as a member of the research team, headed by Gunnar Myrdal, that produced the three-volume study Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations.

Klappentext

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.



Inhalt
Preface Prologue Beginnings and Early Intellectual Influences Early Challenges to Orthodoxy: The Political Element in the Development of Economic Theory Theorizing about Macro-Economic Instability: Monetary Equilibrium Structuring Counter-cyclical Fiscal Policies in the 1930s The Population Question and Swedish Social Policy in the 1930s An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy Minister of Commerce and Economic Policy-making for Post-war Sweden, 1944-47 International Civil Servant and Studies of the International Economy, 1947-57 Asian Drama: Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations (1968) Economic Policy Advice-giving for the Rich and the Poor in the 1960s and 1970s Epilogue

Produktinformationen

Titel: Gunnar Myrdal
Untertitel: An Intellectual Biography
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EAN: 9781349547852
ISBN: 1349547859
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Volkswirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 196
Gewicht: 254g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T10mm
Jahr: 2007
Auflage: 1st ed. 2008