ISBN-10:
1848443587
ISBN-13:
9781848443587
Pub. Date:
01/01/2010
Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing
Simon S. Kuznets, Theodore W. Schultz, W. Arthur Lewis and Robert M. Solow

Simon S. Kuznets, Theodore W. Schultz, W. Arthur Lewis and Robert M. Solow

by Howard R. Vane, Chris MulhearnHoward R. Vane

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Overview

This groundbreaking series brings together a critical selection of key papers by the Nobel Memorial Laureates in Economics that have helped shape the development and present state of economics. The editors have organised this comprehensive series by theme and each volume focuses on those Laureates working in the same broad area of study. The careful selection of papers within each volume is set in context by an insightful introduction to the Laureates’ careers and main published works. This landmark series will be an essential reference for scholars throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848443587
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Pioneering Papers of the Nobel Memorial Laureates in Economics Series
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Edited by Howard R. Vane, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, UK and Chris Mulhearn, Reader in Economics, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Table of Contents

Contents:


Acknowledgements


General Introduction Howard R. Vane and Chris Mulhearn


PART I SIMON S. KUZNETS


Introduction to Part I: Simon S. Kuznets (1901–85)

1. Simon Kuznets (1933), ‘National Income’

2. Simon Kuznets (1955), ‘Economic Growth and Income Inequality’

3. Simon Kuznets (1971), ‘Level and Variability of Rates of Growth’

4. Simon Kuznets (1973), ‘Modern Economic Growth: Findings and Reflections’


PART II THEODORE W. SCHULTZ


Introduction to Part II: Theodore W. Schultz (1902–98)

5. Theodore W. Schultz (1950), ‘Reflections on Poverty Within Agriculture’

6. T.W. Schultz (1951), ‘The Declining Economic Importance of Agricultural Land’

7. Theodore W. Schultz (1961), ‘Investment in Human Capital’

8. Theodore W. Schultz (1964), ‘The Problem and Its Setting’

9. Theodore W. Schultz (1975), ‘The Value of the Ability to Deal with Disequilibria’

10. Theodore W. Schultz (1980), ‘Nobel Lecture: The Economics of Being Poor’


PART III W. ARTHUR LEWIS


Introduction to Part III: W. Arthur Lewis (1915–91)

11. W. Arthur Lewis (1954), ‘Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour’

12. W. Arthur Lewis (1958), ‘Unlimited Labour: Further Notes’

13. W. Arthur Lewis (1965), ‘Richard T. Ely Lecture: A Review of Economic Development’

14. W. Arthur Lewis (1980), ‘The Slowing Down of the Engine of Growth’


PART IV ROBERT M. SOLOW


Introduction to Part IV: Robert M. Solow (b. 1924)

15. Robert M. Solow (1956), ‘A Contribution to the Theory of Economic Growth’

16. Robert M. Solow (1957), ‘Technical Change and the Aggregate Production Function’

17. Robert M. Solow (1960), ‘Investment and Technical Progress’

18. Paul A. Samuelson and Robert M. Solow (1960), ‘Problem of Achieving and Maintaining a Stable Price Level: Analytical Aspects of Anti-Inflation Policy’

19. Alan S. Blinder and Robert M. Solow (1973), ‘Does Fiscal Policy Matter?’

20. Robert M. Solow (1980), ‘On Theories of Unemployment’

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