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A not-so-dismal science

A not-so-dismal science

a broader view of economies and societies

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Institutional economics,
  • Economics,
  • Social sciences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mancur Olson, Satu Kähkönen.
    ContributionsOlson, Mancur., Kähkönen, Satu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB99.5 .N68 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15468113M
    ISBN 100198293690, 0198294905
    LC Control Number98033705
    OCLC/WorldCa39464842

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Broader View / Mancur Olson and Satu Kahkonen Big Bills Left on the Sidewalk: Why Some Nations Are Rich, and Others Poor / Mancur Olson Innovation and its Enemies: The Economic and Political Roots of Technological . The Economics of Sin: A Not So Dismal Science1 Carol Emory University Sin appears to be enjoying a recent surge of popularity, and not just among the religious. From Oxford University Press's popular series on the seven deadly sins to Alan Jacobs's Original Sin: A Cultural History? these books .

      Author of The logic of collective action, A not-so-dismal science, Power and prosperity, The economics of the wartime shortage, The Rise and Decline of Nations, Macht und Wohlstand. Studienausgabe. Kommunistische und kapitalistischen Diktaturen entwachsen., The causes and quality of Southern growth, The varieties of eurosclerosis. IN THIS ANNUAL LIST OF STOCKING Stuffers on the Dismal Science (for what the phrase really means, see Economic Beat, Nov. 24), I start with two books that do .

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The primary focus of this collection presented by Olson is to be an apologetic for this economic imperialism: of Economics branching out like an Octopus into almost every sphere of human has to admit that as Economics assumes more and more the role of examining how 4/5.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies/5(3). Many of economics' greatest successes have been outside the traditional boundaries of the discipline.

Economic ideas have been the intellectual focus in the study of law, while in the study of politics, economists and political scientists using economics-type methods are uniquely influential. A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies Mancur Olson, Satu Kähkönen Many of economics' greatest successes have been outside the traditional boundaries of the discipline.

A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies Mancur Olson and Satu Kähköhnen Abstract. This book shows that in calling economics the ‘dismal science’, Thomas Carlyle was profoundly wrong. The influence of economic thinking on other social sciences is bringing about a theoretical integration of all the social sciences.

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A review of Redeeming Economics: Rediscovering the Missing Element, by John D. Mueller. His book should have been titled Redeeming Social Science.

The Literary Book of Economics: Including Readings from Literature and Drama on Economic Concepts, Issues, and Themes Intercollegiate Studies Inst, pp., by Andrew P. Morriss The Not-So-Dismal Science Using literature to enliven economics. The (not-so-dismal) origin myth of a ubiquitous term. The story goes like this: Thomas Carlyle, a Scottish writer and philosopher, called economics "the dismal science" in.

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Home» Browse» Books» Book details, A Not-So-Dismal Science. The ten contributions to Not-So-Dismal certainly cover the range of ideas for which Olson and IRIS have become known, although the high stature and personal vantage points of the other authors bring additional cachet and riches to the table.

As the editors tell us in the introduction, their principal ambition was to demonstrate the. Looking for books by Mancur Olson. See all books authored by Mancur Olson, including The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups, and The Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities, and more on The Economics of Sin: A Not So Dismal Science.

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Newsom. Provides additional reasons (other than those advanced in the last chapter) for concluding that the rate at which a country grows is not predetermined by its endowments, but depends much more on the extent to which it adopts superior technologies.

The economic and political reasons for purposeful resistance to innovation adoption are discussed, and two basic propositions are established—that. Demystifying buzzwords, laying bare the truths behind oft-quoted numbers, and answering the questions you were always too embarrassed to ask, the breezyNaked Economicsgives you the tools to engage with pleasure and confidence in the deeply relevant, not so dismal science.

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(Most of the rest of the book is articles by other writers.)/5. Modern economics is like a metropolitan area. Economists' ideas about business and markets are like the magnificent buildings of the city centre. Yet most growth and prosperity is in the suburbs -- lately many of economics' greatest successes have been outside the traditional boundaries of the discipline.

In the study of law, economic ideas have been the intellectual focus and `law and. The clash between these opposing forces – and the alliance between evangelicals and economists – is laid out in fascinating detail in a remarkable book by David Levy called How the Dismal Science Got Its who saw freedom as the answer to slavery – people like Mill, John Bright, and Archbishop Richard Whately – generally believed that it was law and custom and not nature.Get this from a library!

A not-so-dismal science: a broader view of economies and societies. [Mancur Olson; Satu Kähkönen;] -- This book strives to prove that economics is no longer the dismal science it was once described as.

The economic ideas used in the social sciences, and the increased use of economics and economists'.Tonight I hope to persuade you that to call economics the “dismal science” has it exactly backwards—that it is the economists and businessmen who hold the hopeful view of life, and that far from being fundamentally opposed, the admirers of Adam Smith have more in common with the followers of the Good Book than we might suppose.