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Stabilizing dynamics : constructing economic knowledge

Author: E R Weintraub
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Pr., 1991.
Series: Historical perspectives on modern economics.
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This work is concerned with the ways in which the talk of the 1930s evolved into technical analysis of some mathematical structures. It describes the context for the history of that change and shows  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E R Weintraub
ISBN: 0521393469 9780521393461
OCLC Number: 246532466
Description: x, 177 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; Part I. From Dynamics to Stability: 2. Economists on dynamics and stability in the 1930s; 3. The foundations of Samuelson's dynamics; 4. Liapunov theory and economic dynamics; Part II. From history to Interpretation: 5. The brittleness of the orange equilibrium; 6. Stabilizing dynamics; 7. Surveying dynamics; 8. Conclusion; Notes; References; Index.
Series Title: Historical perspectives on modern economics.
Responsibility: E. Roy Weintraub.


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