On Political Economy and Econometrics

On Political Economy and Econometrics

Essays in Honour of Oskar Lange

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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On Political Economy and Econometrics: Essays in Honor of Oskar Lange is a commemorative publication to celebrate the achievements of Polish economist and diplomat Oscar Lange. The book is a collection of papers that tackles various issues in economy. The coverage of the text includes articles that deal with economic problems and concerns, such as the problem of monetary liquidity; research on the measures of inequality and concentration; and consumer's sovereignty in a planned economy. The book also presents materials about various methods employed in managing economy, such as stochastic linear programming and its application to economic planning; the application of statistical and mathematical methods in studies of the allocation of productive powers; and on the control of production and investment in socialism. The text will be of great interest to economists, sociologists, political scientists, and game theorists.

Table of Contents

  • Biography of Oskar Lange

    Economies of Two Worlds

    The Aggregate Formula of Labor Times in the System of Index Formula

    The Law of Value and the Problem of Allocation in Socialism

    The Problem of Monetary Liquidity

    Some Further Comments on the Discussion about Socialist Pricepolicy

    The Importance of Monetary Policy as a Device of Shaping the Economic Position of Countries

    Some Thoughts about Mathematical Models in Relation to Economic Theory

    The Calculation of the Economic Efficiency of Foreign Trade

    Researches on the Measures of Inequality and Concentration

    A Multilateral Trade Clearing Agency

    A Note on the Rules of Behavior for Competitive Socialism

    External Economies via Infrastructure in a Two-sector Model

    Oskar Lange as a Theoretician of Historical Materialism

    Econometric Model and Historical Materialism

    The Labor Theory of Value and Econometrics

    The Rate of Interest in the Long-term Accounting of Economic Efficiency

    Scheme of Reproduction under a System of Monopoly Price

    Praxiology and Economics

    Three Conceptions of the Political Economy of Socialism

    Remarks on Some Modern Tendencies of the Grow of National Product

    Fractile Graphical Analysis

    Professor Oskar Lange on Economic Theory of Socialism and Yugoslav Economic Thinking

    Contribution to the Genesis of Schumpeter's Theory of Economic Development

    Statistics and Sociological Research in the U.S.S.R.

    On the Control of Production and Investment in Socialism

    Investment and Employment

    The Application of Statistical and Mathematical Methods in the Studies on Allocation of Productive Powers

    Problems of Motivation and Economic Theory

    Behavioristic Points of View on Mathematical Statistics

    Leading Industries and the Planning of Economic Growth

    Analysis of Structural Dependences in Central Plan Construction

    Consumer's Sovereignty in a Planned Economy

    Note on the Long-term Planning of New Industrial Developments

    Aspects of Co-existence

    Servo-mechanisms and Controllers in Economic Theory and Policy

    Transitional Planning

    Some Notes on Hierarchy in Economic Planning

    The Significance of Welfare Economics for Socialism

    Stochastic Linear Programming and Its Application to Economic Planning

    Prices, Incentives and Calculation Methods

    The Consumption Model and Means of its Implementation

    Are There Laws of Progress?

    Bibliography of Works 1925-1963

Product details

  • No. of pages: 670
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483185750

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Dr. Sam Stuart is a physiotherapist and a research Fellow within the Balance Disorders Laboratory, OHSU. His work focuses on vision, cognition and gait in neurological disorders, examining how technology-based interventions influence these factors. He has published extensively in world leading clinical and engineering journals focusing on a broad range of activities such as real-world data analytics, algorithm development for wearable technology and provided expert opinion on technology for concussion assessment for robust player management. He is currently a guest editor for special issues (sports medicine and transcranial direct current stimulation for motor rehabilitation) within Physiological Measurement and Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, respectively.

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Senior Research Fellow, Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, UK Honorary Physiotherapist, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Shields, UK

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