Papers in Economics and Sociology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080123523, 9781483186153

Papers in Economics and Sociology

1st Edition

Authors: Oskar Lange
Editors: P. F. Knightsfield
eBook ISBN: 9781483186153
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1970
Page Count: 612
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Papers in Economics and Sociology is a compilation of materials authored by the Polish economist Oskar Lange. The coverage of the essays covers the interrelations between economic and social issues. The text first covers the Marxist and socialist theory, and then proceeds to tackling political economy and socialism. Next, the selection deals with economic theory, along with the mathematical models, econometrics, and statistics utilized in economic analysis. The text also covers the economic science in the service of practice. The book will be of great use to political scientists, sociologists, behavioral scientists, and economists.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Polish Edition Foreword Part I. Marxist and Socialist Theory The Role of the State in Monopoly Capitalism John Strachey on Contemporary Capitalism Fundamental Problems in the Period of Socialist Construction Lenin's Theory of Revolution and the Economically Less Developed Countries Ludwik Krzywicki—Theorist of Historical Materialism Part II. Political Economy and Socialism The Political Economy of Socialism The Role of Planning in a Socialist Economy From Accounting to Mathematics Part III. Economic Theory Forms of Supply Adjustment and Economic Equilibrium A Note on Innovations Say's Law: A Restatement and Criticism Some Problems Concerning Economic Planning in Underdeveloped Countries An Introduction to the Theory of Economic Development Political Economy Part IV. Economic-mathematical Models, Econometrics and Statistics The Stability of Market Equilibrium On the Theory of the Multiplier Theoretical Derivation of Elasticities of Demand and Supply: The Direct Method The Foundations of Welfare Economics On Statistical Regularities Averages and Means Statistical Estimation of Parameters in Markov Processes Michal KaleckVs Model of the Business Cycle A New Version of KaleckVs Model Some Observations on Input-Output Analysis Part V. Economic Science in the Service of Practice Current Problems of Economic Science in Poland Closing Speech at the Second Congress of Polish Economists, Warsaw, 9th June 1956 How I See the Polish Economic Model The Role of the Co-operative Movement in the Construction of Socialism Observations on the Second Five-Year Plan in India The Tasks of Economic Planning in Ceylon Economic Development, Planning and International Co-operation Prospects of Economic Science under Socialism The Role of Science in the Development of a Sociali


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Oskar Lange

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P. F. Knightsfield

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