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Nell, Edward J.

Works: 98 works in 408 publications in 2 languages and 6,805 library holdings
Genres: Festschriften  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Singer, Honoree, Performer
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Publications about Edward J Nell
Publications by Edward J Nell
Most widely held works about Edward J Nell
Most widely held works by Edward J Nell
Rational economic man : a philosophical critique of neo-classical economics by Martin Hollis( Book )
34 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 libraries worldwide
Economics is probably the most subtle, precise and powerful of the social sciences and its theories have deep philosophical import. Yet the dominant alliance between economics and philosophy has long been cheerfully simple. This is the textbook alliance of neo-Classicism and Positivism, so crucial to the defence of orthodox economics against by now familiar objections. This is an unusual book and a deliberately controversial one. The authors cast doubt on assumptions which neo-Classicists often find too obvious to defend or, indeed, to mention. They set out to disturb an influential concensus and to champion an unpopular cause. Although they go deeper into both philosophy and economics than is usual in interdisciplinary works, they start from first principles and the text is provokingly clear. This will be a stimulating book for all economic theorists and philosophers interested in the philosophy of science and social science
Free market conservatism : a critique of theory and practice ( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 libraries worldwide
This important new book carefully dissects and convincingly demonstrates that conservative economics is incoherent in theory and disastrous in practice. The three main schools of thought supporting "free-market" policies -- supply side economics, monetarism and rational expectations -- are examined in turn and each is found defective
Growth, profits, and property : essays in the revival of political economy by Edward J Nell( Book )
31 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
This collection of essays is designed to illustrate the variety, complexity and power of non-neoclassical economic thinking. The essays define the fundamental questions differently, employ different analytical tools and arrive at different conclusions. The two strands of non-neoclassical thinking that occupy most of the book are the neo-Keynesian and the neo-Marxian. The bulk of the book is composed of essays on microeconomics, macroeconomics, trade, comparative systems and welfare, with an unusual section on property rights and social hierarchy
Prosperity and public spending : transformational growth and the role of government by Edward J Nell( Book )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 libraries worldwide
In a dramatic and well-argued challenge to the prevailing wisdom, Prosperity and Public Spending, first published in 1988, contends that the failure of Keynesian economics has been due to its timidity. Far from contracting, the government must expand its powers and activities, in order to achieve and maintain economic prosperity. The need for such expansion arises from the fact that the system has developed from a craft-based economy to a mass-production network with sophisticated international finance. This "transformational growth" brings about irreversible and sometimes devastati
Making sense of a changing economy : technology, markets, and morals by Edward J Nell( Book )
23 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
This text presents an unorthodox view of the current state of economic theory and policies. Deriding the general trend for "econobabble", the author explains the reason why conventional wisdom in economics now seems irrelevant and looks to likely future scenarios
The general theory of transformational growth : Keynes after Sraffa by Edward J Nell( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
For the last century, economic analysis has been wedded to the idea of equilibrium, in spite of the evident fact that most economic relationships are in flux. The theory of transformational growth in this work replaces equilibrium with history. The role of the market is not to allocate resources, but to generate innovations, which are 'selected' by competition in an evolutionary process. These innovations in turn change the way markets work and how they adjust, thus creating new problems and new kinds of pressures to innovate. Different historical periods can be distinguished with a new one perhaps on the horizon. In each a distinctive style of technology prevails, associated with corresponding institutions and patterns of market behavior. The core relationships provide the foundations for a theory of monetary circulation, which makes possible a revised Keynesian approach, based on Classical foundations
Beyond the steady state : a revival of growth theory by Joseph Halevi( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
The essays in this book seek to identify the mechanisms that determine the extent and nature of economic growth. The subject is addressed under four headings: demand-determined growth, technical change, traverse and growth cycles
Nicholas Kaldor and mainstream economics : confrontation or convergence? by Edward J Nell( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
An examination of the role of Nicholas Kaldor within economics. Topics covered range from Kaldor's discovery of the Von Neumann input-output model, to cyclical growth in a Kaldorian model, to Nicholas Kaldor as advocate of commodity reserve currency
Economics as worldly philosophy : essays in political and historical economics in honour of Robert L. Heilbroner by Ron Blackwell( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Money in motion : the post Keynesian and circulation approaches by Ghislain Deleplace( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
In analyzing money, contemporary economics has focused its attention on money's function as a store of value, neglecting its role as medium of circulation. When circulation is put centre stage, it becomes apparent that the supply of money does indeed adapt to the needs of trade - and does so in many different ways, often ways that are difficult for a central bank to control, because they reflect the responses of banks and other financial institutions to market incentives. But money's role in circulation must be coordinated with its store of value function, and both with finance. Failure here can lead to instability. The essays in this volume by internationally renowned economists cover these issues in original and contrasting analyses, presenting the American post Keynesian perspective, on the one hand, and the point of view of the French Circulation School, on the other
Reinventing functional finance : transformational growth and full employment by Functional finance and full employment (Conference)( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Transformational growth and effective demand : economics after the capital critique by Edward J Nell( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays which develop Professor Nell's economic theory of transformational growth. The author's previous titles include "Free Market Conservatism: A Critique of Theory and Practice" and "Beyond the Steady State: A Revival of Growth Theory"
Growth, distribution, and effective demand : alternatives to economic orthodoxy : essays in honor of Edward J. Nell ( Book )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Presents original essays on a variety of topics in theoretical and applied economics. The book honours the work of Edward J. Nell and develops interconnected themes that run through the modern Post-Keynesian tradition
Transformational growth and the business cycle by Edward J Nell( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
This book explores market adjustments in two distinct historical periods, 1870-1914 and 1945-the present, focusing on the USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Japan and Argentina
The state, the market, and the euro : chartalism versus metallism in the theory of money ( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Rational econometric man : transforming structural econometrics by Edward J Nell( Book )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
"This is a book macroeconomists were waiting for - a lucid history of macroeconometric model building. A must read."--Willi Semmler, New School for Social Research, US. 'The authors have succeeded in orchestrating a lively debate over the scientific foundations of structural econometrics. Their book deserves a broad readership.' - From the foreword by Lawrence R. Klein. 'The wide range of issues brilliantly discussed, the entertaining and accessible language, the sharpness of the authors' judgement and the constructive critical mood makes this book recommended reading for anyone who feels uneasy with the empirical scope and policy significance of standard econometric methods and of mainstream economic models.' - Alessandro Vercelli, University of Siena, Italy. 'This book represents a bold and imaginative attempt to reconsider the philosophical foundations of econometrics by re-evaluating the Cowles Commission project of the 1940s and its subsequent influence on modern econometrics. The re-evaluation is based on the Hollis and Nell (1975) perspective, but refocused on econometrics (instead of economics), and inspired by a novel re-reading of Haavelmo's work in econometrics. Irrespective of whether one agrees with the authors' evaluation and their reconstruction of the philosophical foundations of econometrics, the book offers a unique opportunity to commence a serious dialogue on how econometrics can provide sound empirical foundations for economics and what such foundations will amount to. The authors raise several crucial issues pertaining to the current practice of econometrics whose constructive discussion can lead to better empirical modelling practices that can hopefully elucidate how the economy works and how to improve its performance. This reconsideration is timely because despite the impressive technical advances, most of the foundational problems bedevilling current econometric modelling remain largely unresolved.' - Aris Spanos, Virginia Tech, US. 'If you are interested in understanding the underlying philosophical reasons why structural econometrics seems dead, read this book. Not only do the authors provide a comprehensive, stimulating and provocative account of the debate and literature, they also provide insightful suggestions for improving the bridge over the theory-data gap in economics. Their main suggestion that theorists and econometricians should do more fieldwork to improve not only economic theories but also econometric models is a refreshing breeze of intellectual honesty in a world where the relationship between the theorist and the econometrician has grown stale.' - George C. Davis, Virginia Tech, US. This challenging and original book takes a fresh, innovative look at econometrics, and re-examines the scientific standing of structural econometrics as developed by the founders (Frisch and Tinbergen) and extended by Haavelmo and the Cowles modellers (particularly Klein) during the period 1930-1960. The authors begin by rethinking the scientific foundations of structural econometrics, offering a way around the problem of induction that also justifies the assumption of a 'data generating mechanism', and of ways to model this. They go on to explain how current critiques of the methodological foundations of structural econometrics are direct consequences of implicitly accepted but seriously flawed elements in neoclassical thinking. In the final part they present their distinctive methodological contribution: a blend of fieldwork and conceptual analysis designed to ensure that their models are well grounded in reality, and at the same time, conceptually coherent as well as statistically adequate. In so doing, they outline a number of elements that will be needed to develop a 'good' macroeconometric model of an advanced economy. Rational Econometric Man will prove a stimulating and thought-provoking read for scholars and researchers in the field of economics, and, more specifically, heterodox economics
Historia y teoria economica by Edward J Nell( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The path of economic growth by Adolph Lowe( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The writings on the theory of economic growth share almost without exception two characteristics - they deal exclusively with steady growth or equilibrium dynamics, and they try to predict the actual course of long-term development on the basis of greatly oversimplified behaviour assumptions. This book, first published in 1976, studies the many variants of a disequilibrium path, which growth processes pursue under the impact of major growth stimuli - changes in labour supply, in natural resources, and in technology. The study gives direction to public policies, sharply distinguishing between the requirements of market economies and of planned systems
Demanda efectiva, precios y salarios by Edward J Nell( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in Spanish and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Nuevos desarrollos de la teoría económica by Simposio sobre los desarrollos recientes de la teoria economica( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in Spanish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
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Nell, E. J. 1935-
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