50 Years a Keynesian and Other Essays by G. Harcourt

By G. Harcourt

The writer experiences retrospectively his constructing rules on concept and coverage in view that he first encountered Keynes's writings in 1950. issues lined contain: Keynes now, particularly the arrival again into favour of his so much primary principles; highbrow biographies and shorter tributes to economists; and a survey of Post-Keynesian thought.

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Clausewitz, C. Von (1943) Principles of War, translated and edited by Hans W. Gratzke (London: John Lane (The Bodley Head)). Dalziel, P. C. and G. C. Harcourt (1997) ‘A Note on “Mr. Meade’s Relation” and International Capital Movements’ Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 21, 621–31. Discussion Paper no. 6 (1979) ‘Economic Issues and the Future of Australia’, in Australian Political Studies Association, Australian Labor Party National Committee of Inquiry, Discussion Papers, APSA Monograph no.

35 Now, the mystery is why did Keynes take over the first change of emphasis and concentrate on the short period when he came to write The General Theory, but resolutely refuse to use microeconomic foundations which were imperfectly competitive when Kahn had them all there? Then there is the multiplier article, which takes the apparatus of the Treatise on Money and works out in quantitative terms what Keynes and Hubert Henderson did not do in their pamphlet Can Lloyd George Do It? They could not answer even the crude Treasury view because they could not address two issues: (a) what would be the total rise in employment and (b) they had not developed the idea that investment created the saving, if you started from a situation of some unemployment.

C. R. ), vol. 8, 252–301. Dow, S. C. (1997) ‘Endogenous Money’, in Harcourt and Riach (1997), vol. 2, 61–78. Duesenberry, J. S. : Harvard University Press). Feldstein, M. and C. Horioka (1980) ‘Domestic Saving and International Capital Flows’, Economic Journal, vol. 90, 314–29. Friedman, M. (1953) ‘The Case for Flexible Exchange Rates’ in Essays in Positive Economics (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press), 157–203. Harcourt, G. C. (1962) ‘Review Article of W. E. G. Salter, Productivity and Technical Change’, Economic Record, vol.

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