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Economic Crisis and Political Economy

Volume 2 of Essays in Honour of Tadeusz Kowalik

  • Riccardo Bellofiore
  • Ewa Karwowski
  • Jan Toporowski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Riccardo Bellofiore, Ewa Karwowski, Jan Toporowski
    Pages 1-9
  3. Ewa Karwowski
    Pages 88-105
  4. Kazimierz Łaski, Leon Podkaminer
    Pages 106-112
  5. Pat Devine
    Pages 168-179
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 231-267

About this book


Rosa Luxemburg, Oskar Lange and Micha? Kalecki made important contributions to twentieth century political economy that guided the thinking of their student Tadeusz Kowalik. The chapters of this volume examine how the ideas of Luxemburg, Lange, Kalecki and Kowalik can illuminate our understanding of the crisis in twenty-first century capitalism.


capitalism competition crisis economic system employment growth macroeconomics Polis political economy transition unemployment

Editors and affiliations

  • Riccardo Bellofiore
    • 1
  • Ewa Karwowski
    • 2
  • Jan Toporowski
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BergamoItaly
  2. 2.School of Oriental and African StudiesUniversity of LondonUK

About the editors

Ewa Karwowski, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK Riccardo Bellofiore, University of Bergamo, Italy Jan Toporowski, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK Alberto Chilosi, University of Pisa, Italy John King, La Trobe University, Australia Gary Dymski, University of Leeds, UK D. Mario Nuti, University of Rome, Italy Alessandro Vercelli, University of Siena, Italy Kazimierz Laski, Johannes Kepler University, Austria Leon Podkaminer, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw, Austria Edwin Le Heron, University of Bordeaux, France Malcolm Sawyer, University of Leeds, UK Janusz Tomidajewicz, Poznan University of Economics, Poland Pat Devine, Manchester University, UK Paul Mattick, USA Marc Lavoie, University of Ottawa, Canada Paul Auerbach, Kingston University, London, UK Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

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