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Economic theory and ideology

Ben Fine

Economic theory and ideology

by Ben Fine

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementBen Fine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB71 .F5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3893152M
    ISBN 100713162678, 0713162686
    LC Control Number81454797

      Economic theory as ideology. Economic theory predicts that selfish individuals will betray agreements, and social conventions of cooperation will break down. The book Merchants of Doubt. Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century showed that capitalism, left to itself, generates deepening inequality. In this audacious follow-up, he challenges us to revolutionize how we think about ideology and history, exposing the ideas that have sustained inequality since premodern times and outlining a fairer economic system.

      Part of the Virtues and Economics book series (VIEC, volume 5) Abstract. Rational choice theory is often presented as essential to the truly scientific study of economics. but also mires the discipline in an extreme form of free-market ideology. Economists thus have not only empirical but also ethical and political reasons for rejecting the Author: Jason Blakely. Wiefek presents evidence of a link between individual-level economic concerns and political opinion. Conceptualizing economic anxiety by applying social psychological theory to the distinct characteristics of the new American economy, she presents evidence that this postindustrial economic anxiety shapes beliefs.

      Piketty’s latest book, “Capital and Ideology,” takes a global overview to inequality and other pressing economic issues of our time. Ideology is the set of ideas at the basis of an economic or political theory. Some examples are Marxism, fascism, totalitarianism, communism, and capitalism. Usually, an ideology involves a fixed and somewhat inflexible cluster of opinions or beliefs. There are 3 important political and economic ideologies.


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Economic theory and ideology by Ben Fine Download PDF EPUB FB2

I became more curious about this upon reading liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith's books & also a book by Norwegian political scientist Ton Notermans's, "Money, Markets, & the State: Social Democratic Economic Policies Since " that covered the 20th century economic histories of 5 European countries up to Britain, Germany, the Cited by: In "Economic Theory and Ideology", Ben Fine compares Marxist political economics with its main competitors, the economic schools designated as neo-Ricardianism, the school of Sraffa, liberal neoclassical economics, Keynesian neoclassical economics and (Chicago) monetarists.

Since this booklet is quite old, from to be precise, there are Cited by: Economic theory and ideology --The structure of the capitalist economy --Keynesianism: a critique --World economic crisis and inflation --Diversions in the theory of capital --The labour theory of value --Towards a critical dissection of economic theory.

Responsibility: Ben Fine. Adam Smith was an 18th-century Scottish economist, philosopher, and author, and is considered the father of modern economics.

Smith is most famous for his book, "The Wealth of Nations." Smith. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fine, Ben. Economic theory and ideology. New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers,   Ideology and Science in Economic Theory.

Download full paper. Donald Gillies. “No less an authority than Gunnar Myrdal has devoted a whole book to the argument that, explicitly or implicitly, all propositions of economic theory, all classifications of happenings having an economic aspect, must involve judgments of value.

An Economic Theory of Democracy is a treatise of economics written by Anthony Downs, published in The book set forth a model with precise conditions under which economic theory could be applied to non-market political also suggested areas of empirical research that could be tested to confirm the validity of his conclusions in the model.

Capital and Ideology Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer Harvard University Press, $ (cloth) The English publication of Capital in the Twenty-First Century made the French economist Thomas Piketty a household name. The bestselling book, and the discussions that surrounded its release, decisively shifted the public conversation.

Economics as ideology eliminates competitors by undermining the legitimacy of other conceptions. As ideology, it constructs its measurements and subject matter to conceal material facts.

It does not apply its scheme of understanding to itself, because doing so would undermine its ideological legitimacy.

Economic Theory provides an outlet for research in all areas of economics based on rigorous theoretical reasoning and on topics in mathematics that are supported by the analysis of economic problems. Published articles contribute to the understanding and solution of substantive economic problems.

Among the topics addressed in the journal are classical and modern. Juche (Korean: 주체/主體, lit. 'subject'; Korean pronunciation: ; usually left untranslated or translated as "self-reliance") is the official ideology of North Korea, described by the government as "Kim Il-sung's original, brilliant and revolutionary contribution to national and international thought".

It postulates that "man is the master of his destiny", that the Korean masses are to Hancha: 主體思想. The trade theory which became associated with the classical economists — rightly or wrongly — abstracted from these real-world concerns, and this default impoverished the utility and relevance of classical theory.

Chapter 2 presents classical (free-)trade theory by author, including diverse modern interpretations. Marxian economics is a school of economic thought based on of the work of Karl Marx.

Marxian economics focuses on the role of labor in Author: Daniel Liberto. By Philip Pilkington, a macroeconomist working in asset management and author of the new book The Reformation in Economics: A Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Economic Theory.

The views expressed in this interview are not those of his employer The Ideology at the Heart of Modern Economics. The theory of the market and of the market economy taught in our colleges and increasingly even in our schools (as also in most parts of what may be described as the AngloAmerican - world) is the Neo-classical Theory which claims to have universal validity.

Economics and Ideology. Author(s): Alan Matthews and Alan Mathews ideology. Is economic science indifferent or com- theory of ideology is characterised. by two inter- twined theses.

Thomas Malthus, English economist and demographer who is best known for his theory that population growth will always tend to outrun the food supply and that betterment of humankind is impossible without stern limits on reproduction.

This thinking is. What Is Political Economy. Economists must not only know their economic models, but also understand politics, interests, conflicts, passions the essence of collective life. For a brief period of time you could make changes by decree; but to let them persist, you have to build coalitions and bring people around.

You have to be a Size: KB. Ideology and Science are diametrically opposed to each other. An ideology is a set of beliefs that is maintained even in face of strong empirical evidence to. His contributions to economic theory include important clarifications on the quantity theory of money, the theory of the trade cycle, the integration of monetary theory with economic theory in general, and a demonstration that socialism must fail because it cannot solve the problem of economic calculation.

In "Economic Theory and Ideology", Ben Fine compares Marxist political economics with its main competitors, the economic schools designated as neo-Ricardianism, the school of Sraffa, liberal neoclassical economics, Keynesian neoclassical economics and (Chicago) monetarists. Since this booklet is quite old, from to be precise, there are 4/5(1).

This book is a colossal effort and follow-up to Piketty's last comprehensive study of inequality, "Capital in the 21st Century." Capital and Ideology is essentially a historical materialist account of the various "inequality regimes" throughout recorded world history/5(48).Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Dobb, ioned: ble.