Published February 13, 2006
by Routledge .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. Prime members enjoy FREE Two-Day Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Becker's choice of Economic Theory as the title for his book reflects his deep belief that there is only one kind of economic theory, not separate theories for micro problems, macro problems, non-market decisions, and so on. Indeed, as he notes, the most promising development in recent years in the literature on large scale economic problems such as unemployment has been the 5/5(6). Economic theory is a more respected form of opinion because it is based on evidence and is subject to constant peer review. Economic theory tries to be more objective while many of our personal economic ideas are merely subjective. The content of this book formed part of an introduction to economics. Weidenfeld and Nicolson published an english translation in Econ- ics. A critical approach. Since several colleagues thought that the critical comments on various theories might discourage students, I divided this.
About this book Leading international scholars challenge neoliberalism on its assumptions, way of reasoning and empirical evidence. In particular, they discuss critically, from the standpoint of radical perspectives, the issues of limiting the state and privatization, inflation and unemployment, and the possibility of a socialist society. In his substantial new introduction, John E. Elliott discusses the salient ideas of The Theory of Economic Development against the historical background of three great periods of economic thought in the last two decades. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviews: