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Paul Samuelson and modern economic theory

Paul Samuelson and modern economic theory

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Samuelson, Paul Anthony, 1915-,
  • Economics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by E. Cary Brown, Robert M. Solow.
    ContributionsBrown, E. Cary, Solow, Robert M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB119.S25 P38 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3500124M
    ISBN 100070596670
    LC Control Number82020343

    Paul Samuelson (–) left an indelible mark on the economics profession with his seemingly scientific treatise Foundations of Economic also did as much as anyone to make modern economic theory a sterile and irrelevant exercise in academic autoeroticism. Paul Samuelson was at the heart of a revolution in economics. He was the foremost academic economist of the 20th century, according to the New York Times, and the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Economics. His work transformed the field of economics and helped give it the theoretical and mathematic rigor that increased its influence in business and policy Founder of Modern.

      Founder of Modern Economics: Paul A. Samuelson Volume 1: Becoming Samuelson, , is an extraordinary achievement. Master historian of thought Roger Backhouse, in producing the definitive study of the development of one of the greatest minds in the history of economics, not only enriches our understanding of the process of the evolution of social science knowledge, but provides /5(9). This chapter provides an appraisal of Samuelson's work on trade theory. It explains the scientific importance of starting with the Ricardian 2x2 model and the current literature on comparative advantage. Samuelson rests this model on the shoulders of giants, whether we want to explain gains from trade by swapping bananas for steel, or from the modern theoretical points of : Avinash Dixit.

    Founder of Modern Economics: Paul A. Samuelson, Volume 1—Becoming Samuelson, By Roger Backhouse. Oxford University Press; pages; $ and £   Paul Samuelson died last Sunday, at For some historical perspective on the role he played, consider that, for the entire history of modern economics, all years of it, from its beginnings during the Enlightenment of the eighteenth century to the present day, the discipline has been dominated by five canonical textbooks – and only five (though, of course, each had many imitators).


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This book was the first to provide a wide-ranging survey of such important aspects of the topic as the interrelations between the celebrated von. Paul A. Samuelson, the first American Nobel laureate in economics and the foremost academic economist of the 20th century, died Sunday at his home in Belmont, Mass.

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Paul A. Samuelson, who called himself the ‘cafeteria Keynesian’, combined the old neoclassical theories and the Keynesian microeconomics, coining the concept of neoclassical synthesis. According to him, the intervention of governments is necessary for the economy to achieve its full capacity of employment.

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During the Depression years of the s, when Samuelson was an undergraduate at Chicago () and during his. Book Description. Paul A. Samuelson was the first American Nobel Laureate in economics, and the second overall. He was credited for "the scientific work through which he has developed static and dynamic economic theory and actively contributed to raising the level of analysis in economic science.".

Paul Samuelson is a renowned American economist who holds the honor of being the first American to receive the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He has been credited with augmenting the level of mathematical procedures involved in economic analysis, allowing.

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As a diligent student of his predecessors, he reconstructed their economic analyses in the mathematical idiom he pioneered.A bibliography of this kind has long been needed. The book is clearly and accurately printed and well arranged." Times Literary Supplement. The scope of the bibliography is economic theory betweenthe heyday of the neo-classical revolution.

The first part of the work is a series of select bibliographies of the different branches of. The underconsumption controversy and Paul Samuelson were both involved ultimately in the appraisal of Keynes’ General Theory and the work on which it was based.

In Samuelson’s first edition (), Keynes is mentioned exactly twice in the index (pages and ).