Nonlinear and Multisectoral Macrodynamics

Nonlinear and Multisectoral Macrodynamics : Essays in Honour of Richard Goodwin

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A collection of essays concerned with nonlinear and multisectoral macrodynamics written in honour of Richard Goodwin which includes discussion of Goodwin's contribution and ideas in comparison with other theories.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 259 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 15.49mm | 350g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 1990
  • VIII, 259 p.
  • 1349106143
  • 9781349106141

Table of contents

Part 1 Biographical and introductory: Richard Goodwin retrospective, J.K.Galbraith; the (nonlinear) life and (economic) times of Richard M.Goodwin, Kumaraswamy Velupillai. Part 2 Nonlinear macrodynamics: Goodwin's growth cycle - reminiscence and rumination, Robert M.Solow; deterministic chaos in economics - an occurrence in axiomatic utility theory, Paul A.Samuelson; a model of cyclical growth, Richard Stone; observations concerning the growth cycle, Andrew Brody; a reconsideration of Frisch's original cycle model, Bjorn Thalberg; social rigidities, growth cycles and development planning, Amiya Kumar Bagchi. Part 3 Multisectoral macrodynamics: normalized general co-ordinates and vertically integrated sectors in a simple case, Luigi L.Pasinetti; a comparison between Goodwin's normalized general co-ordinates and Pasinetti's vertical integration methods, Terenzio Cozzi; generalized diagonal co-ordinates in dynamical analysis and capital and distribution theory, Lionello F.Punzo. Part 4 Exotica: the specification of error terms, Jan Tinbergen; rationality in disequilibrium, Siro Lombardini; probabilistic causality and econnomic models - Suppes, Keynes and Granger, Alessandro Vercelli.
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