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On Political Economy and Econometrics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080115887, 9781483185750

On Political Economy and Econometrics

1st Edition

Essays in Honour of Oskar Lange

Author: Unknown Author
eBook ISBN: 9781483185750
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1965
Page Count: 670
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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


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