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Title Economic theory and economic thought : essays in honour of Ian Steedman / edited by John Vint [and others].
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 398 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in the history of economics ; 107
Routledge studies in the history of economics ; 107.
Bibliog. Includes list of Ian Steedman's publications, bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Steedman, Ian.
Steedman, Ian.
Production (Economic theory)
Economics -- Methodology.
Contents Part I. The significance of time -- Part II. The theory of international trade -- Part III. Staffian themes -- Part IV. History of economic thought and methodology
Part I. The significance of time -- 1. Consumption takes time: Some implications for happiness -- 2. Exploitation takes time -- 3. How to give up 'wrestling with time': The case of horizontal innovation models -- Part II. The theory of international trade -- 4. The notion of national competitiveness in a global economy -- 5. Samuelson, Sraffa and Steedman on comparative advantage -- 6. Complete specialization in classical economics -- 7. Normative trade theory under Gossenian assumptions -- 8. Trade equilibrium amongst growing economies: Some extensions -- Part III. Staffian themes -- 9. Families of strongly curved and of nearly linear wage curves: A contribution to the debate about the surrogate production function -- 10. "Perverse cases" and the debate on neo-classical theory of distribution: Recent contributions on an open issue -- 11. 'Capital reversals' in a limited- substitutability technology framework -- 12. Testing whether the "capital reversal" syndrome mandates deadweight loss in competitive intertemporal equilibrium -- 13. Some notes on the notion of production prices -- 14. Sraffa and the labour theory of value: A few observations -- 15. On some puzzles in rent theory -- 16. Malfunction of a market in a transaction of waste: A reason for the necessity of an upstream policy in waste management -- Part IV. History of economic thought and methodology -- 17. Piero Sraffa in his family: 1898 to 1916 -- 18. Sraffa's great passion: The postmistress, the traveller's guide, the chess- player, and the fair Circassian -- 19. Albert Schäffle's critique of socialism -- 20. Henry Sidgwick and economic socialism -- 21. Does economic growth ultimately lead to a nobler life?: A mathematical formulation of Mill's stationary state -- 22. On Marshallian evolutionary dynamics, entry and exit -- 23. Collective dynamics of Faustian agents.
Summary "This collection contains wide ranging contributions from distinguished authorities in economics, reflecting on Ian Steedman's work on time, international trade, capital theory and prices and growth and distribution"--EBL.
Other Author Steedman, Ian.
Vint, John, 1946-
Other Title 9780415465113