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Capital Controversies: Ancient and Modern

John Hicks

in Economic Perspectives

Published in print August 1977 | ISBN: 9780198284079
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596421 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198284071.003.0007
 Capital Controversies: Ancient and Modern

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This chapter does not attempt to make a survey of all the known controversies about capital. Instead, it does something much more modest. It takes one particular point, which has figured in many such controversies, and uses it as a means of pulling a part of the story together. This provides an interesting illustration of the way in which the history of John Hicks' studies can be of use to the modern economist.

Keywords: economic theory; capital; history of economics; economists; John Hicks

Chapter.  6122 words. 

Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

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