Dennis Robertson: Essays on his Life and Work by G. FletcherDennis Robertson: Essays on his Life and Work by G. Fletcher

Dennis Robertson: Essays on his Life and Work

byG. Fletcher

Hardcover | November 14, 2006

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Dennis Robertson (1890-1963) was one of Britain's most distinguished and most interesting economists. He achieved an international reputation during the inter-war period and made crucial advances in thinking on the theory of economic fluctuations and money. In this new collection of essays, ranging from biography to critical surveys of opinion, the events of Robertson's life and career, his contributions to economics, the all-important influence of temperament on the development of his thought, his relationship with Keynes and the issues in his opposition to the Keynesian revolution.
GORDON A. FLETCHER is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Liverpool.
Title:Dennis Robertson: Essays on his Life and WorkFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:November 14, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230019056

ISBN - 13:9780230019058

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Table of Contents

Introduction * PART 1: THE MAN AND HIS ECONOMICS * In Search of Dennis Robertson: Through the Looking-Glass and What I Found There * Dennis Robertson (1890-1963) * A Literary Economist * PART 2: ROBERTSON ON THE TRADE CYCLE * Opinion on the Study * Money and the Management of the Short Period: Dennis Robertson's '...odd little book' * Regulating the Role of Money in Robertsonian Economics * Opinion on Banking Policy and the Price Level * PART 3: ROBERTSON AND THE KEYNESIAN REVOLUTION * The Keynesian Revolution and the Role of Money: Keynes' Lasting Contribution * Dennis Robertson and the Economics of the Short Period * Shall I Compare Thee to a Wild Duck? * Regulating the Role of Money in Robertsonian Economics * The Centrality of the Rate of Interest * Robertson, Keynes and the Keynesian Revolution