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Knut Wicksell on Poverty : 'No place is too exalted for the preaching of these doctrines'

Author: Mats Lundahl
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics
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Knut Wicksell is arguably the greatest Swedish social scientist of all time, and poverty was a theme that occupied him all his life. Indeed, it was probably Wicksell's interest in poverty that was the critical factor in drawing him away from his purely mathematical background towards a greater understanding of the social sciences as a whole. In this outstanding volume, Mats Lundahl, one of the world's leading  Read more...
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Named Person: Knut Wicksell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mats Lundahl
ISBN: 9780415344272 0415344271 0415655323 9780415655323
OCLC Number: 474992372
Notes: 1. Introduction 2. Tumultuous Beginnings: The Cause of Poverty and Its Remed 3. The Causes of Population Growth: The French Prize Essay 4. The Centrepiece of Wicksell's Theory: Diminishing Returns 5. Overpopulation, Specialization and Trade 6. Emigration: A Solution of the Past 7. The Optimum Population 8 Wicksell's Views: A Summary Interpretation 9. Why Was Wicksell Accused of Lac of Originality?
Description: 122 s
Contents: Tumultuous beginnings : the cause of poverty and its remedy --
The causes of population growth : the French prize essay --
The centerpiece of Wicksell's theory : diminishing returns --
Overpopulation, specialization and trade --
Emigration : a solution of the past --
The optimum population --
Wicksell's views : a summary interpretation --
Why was Wicksell accused of lack of originality?.
Series Title: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics
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Knut Wicksell is arguably the greatest Swedish social scientist of all time and poverty was a theme that occupied him all his life. In this book Mats Lundahl, one of the world's leading development  Read more...

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