Modern Theories of Money: The Nature and Role of Money in Capitalist Economies

Modern Theories of Money: The Nature and Role of Money in Capitalist Economies

By: Sergio Rossi (editor), Louis-Philippe Rochon (editor)Paperback

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This book unites diverse heterodox traditions in the study of endogenous money - which until now have been confined to their own academic quarters - and explores their similarities and differences from both sides of the Atlantic. Bringing together perspectives from post-Keynesians, Circuitists and the Dijon School, the book continues the tradition of Keynes's and Kalecki's analysis of a monetary production economy, emphasising the similarities between the various approaches, and expanding the analytical breadth of the theory of endogenous money. The authors open new avenues for monetary research in order to fuel a renewed interest in the nature and role of money in capitalist economies, which is, the authors argue, one of the most controversial, and therefore fascinating, areas of economics. Providing new theoretical and empirical grounds for the construction of a general, policy oriented theory of money, this thought-provoking collection will appeal to academics, researchers and students interested in monetary economics. It will also be welcomed by monetary policymakers and central bank officials.

About Author

Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Full Professor of Economics, Laurentian University, Canada and Editor Emeritus, Review of Keynesian Economics and Sergio Rossi, Full Professor of Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Contents

Contents: Introduction Part I: The Post Keynesian Monetary Approach Part II: The Theory of the Monetary Circuit Part III: The Theory of Money Emissions Part IV: Further Contributions to Monetary Analysis Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845422301
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 648
  • ID: 9781845422301
  • ISBN10: 1845422309

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