Contemporary Economics (Routledge Studies in the History of by Steven Pressman

By Steven Pressman

This publication describes the $64000 contributions of numerous modern financial figures together with fresh Nobel Laureates. Describing their paintings and placing it into an ancient viewpoint, those chapters clarify how their paintings constitutes a massive contribution to the self-discipline of economics and the way it has broadened financial technological know-how. Co-Editor of the assessment of Political economic system, Steven Pressman has collected jointly for the 1st time key chapters from the magazine, discussing significant figures reminiscent of Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, John Kenneth Galbraith, Thomas Schelling, Edmund Phelps and Robert Mundell. This quantity is critical to the level that it combines the examine of the paintings of Nobel Laureates with the point of view of heterodox economists, together with a complete bibliography for the paintings of every economist coated.

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David even supported his students after they finished their degrees and received academic teaching positions. His books and articles are filled with references to the work of his former students. Even when he did not completely agree with the results or the approach employed by one of his students, David would take their results seriously, reference their studies, and help to publicise them. Economists, however, make their mark professionally not by helping and supporting students, but through writing and advancing economic knowledge.

Students began to line up several hours before David arrived for office hours. And the lines at times could stretch across the entire length of the Economics Department, running considerably more than a The economic contributions of David M. Gordon 17 dozen students. Here was someone who obviously attracted graduate students and was well worth waiting for. There were many good reasons why graduate students queued up for hours just to get a few minutes with David—he cared about his students, and he got his students through the arduous task of doing a doctoral dissertation in a relatively short time period.

219–225. Sweezy, P. (1938) Monopoly and Competition in the English Coal Trade, 1550–1850 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). Sweezy, P. (1942) The Theory of Capitalist Development (Oxford: Oxford University Press). 2 The economic contributions of David M. Gordon Heather Boushey and Steven Pressman ‘The Economic Contributions of David M. com), reprinted by permission of the publisher. 1 Introduction It is rather surprising that throughout the long history of economics there have been so few prominent families of economists.

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