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Contemporary Economic Theory: III

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

in An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Published in print August 1995 | ISBN: 9780198774556
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191717383 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198774559.003.0012
 Contemporary Economic Theory: III

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Deals with three specific areas of research developed in the last quarter of a century. The first one is the emergence of the ‘new political economy’ programme: public choice; neo‐institutionalism; the neo‐Austrian school; and the game‐theory approach to economics. The second area covers the neo‐Ricardian paradigm: Sraffa's economics. Finally, the chapter surveys the programme known as radical political economy, both in the USA and in Europe.

Keywords: capital theory; games theory; neo‐Austrian; neo‐institutionalism; neo‐marxism; public choice; Sraffian economics

Chapter.  21020 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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