Post-Keynesian Essays in Biography

Portraits of Twentieth-Century Political Economists

  • G. C. Harcourt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Four Modern Cambridge Political Economists

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Oral Histories

  4. Memoirs and Tributes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
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  5. Shorter Essays

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 167-173

About this book


This volume is a collection of intellectual biographies of economists, which the author has written over the last 16 years. There are four categories: accounts of Cambridge greats - Joan Robinson, Piero Sraffa, Nicholas Kaldor, Richard Kahn; oral histories of Lorie Tarshis, George Shackle, Kenneth Boulding and Richard Goodwin; memoirs of close friends of the author who have died; and shorter essays which include John Hicks, James Meade, Brian Reddaway, Arthur Smithies, Heinz Arndt and J.M.Keynes.


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Authors and affiliations

  • G. C. Harcourt
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  1. 1.University of CambridgeUK
  2. 2.Jesus CollegeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.University of AdelaideAustralia

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