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Joan Robinson: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in Economics)

 
 
 
 
Joan Robinson: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in Economics)
Author: James Cicarelli - Julianne Cicarelli
ISBN 13: 9780313258442
ISBN 10: 313258449
Edition: annotated edition
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: 1996-08-23
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 200
List Price: $64.00
 
 

Among the most imaginative and controversial economists of the 20th century, Joan Robinson is one of the intellectual giants of modern economics. This book pays homage to her and extends the knowledge of her contributions to a new generation of economists. It begins with a chronological history of her life. A biographical sketch follows, giving in-depth analysis of her major writings and her many conflicts with mainstream economists, particularly the bastard Keynesians of the United States. The book includes two annotated bibliographies of works by Robinson and works about her and her economic theories. The index makes the book readily accessible.

One of the most imaginative and controversial economists of the 20th century, Joan Robinson clearly deserved the Nobel Prize in economics, although she never received it. This book intends to correct that oversight by paying homage to one of the intellectual giants of modern economics, and thus extending the knowledge of Robinson's contributions to a new generation of economists who may be unfamiliar with her work or influence.

The book begins with a chronological history of Joan Robinson's life. A biographical sketch follows, giving in-depth analysis of her major writings and her many conflicts with mainstream economists, particularly the bastard Keynesians of the United States. This is followed by annotated bibliographies of works by Robinson and works about her and her economic theories. The index makes the contents of this user-friendly book readily accessible to the new economist and seasoned professional alike.

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Details the life of this multi-faceted woman, one of the foremost economists of the 20th Century until her death in 1983. Includes a chronological history, a seven-part biographical sketch, plus an annotated bibliography of her published works, and of works about Joan Robinson and her writings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)