Papers in Economics and Sociology

Papers in Economics and Sociology

1st Edition - January 1, 1970

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  • Author: Oskar Lange
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186153

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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


    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 Socialist Society

    The Situation and Tasks of the Economic Sciences

    Economics in the Twenty Years of Independence

    Planning and Economic Theory

    Current Problems of the Socialist Economy

    Bibliography of Works 1925-1963

Product details

  • No. of pages: 612
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1970
  • Published: January 1, 1970
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186153

About the Author

Oskar Lange

About the Editor

P. F. Knightsfield

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