John Kenneth Galbraith and the Future of Economics

  • Blandine Laperche
  • Dimitri Uzunidis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Blandine Laperche, Dimitri Uzunidis
      Pages 1-11
  3. Back to John Kenneth Galbraith

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. James K. Galbraith
      Pages 15-24
    3. Richard Parker
      Pages 25-33
    4. Paul Davidson
      Pages 34-39
    5. Jacques Fontanel, Fanny Coulomb
      Pages 40-51
  4. The Trouble with Economists and Policies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. James E. Sawyer
      Pages 77-86
    3. John Cornwall, Wendy Cornwall
      Pages 87-104
    4. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
      Pages 105-125
    5. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
      Pages 126-141
  5. Economies in a Global Context: a Programme of Action

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 241-252

About this book


This book examines the life and works of John Kenneth Galbraith and demonstrates how his non-conventional approach to economics is critical to understanding the trouble that currently exists within economics and economic policies. With new perspectives on his work, this book proposes new answers to the economic challenges both industrialized and developing economies are facing.


economic theory economics fiscal policy growth John Maynard Keynes Keynes macroeconomics welfare

Editors and affiliations

  • Blandine Laperche
  • Dimitri Uzunidis
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Group on Industry and Innovation (Lab.RII)University of Littoral Côte d’OpaleFrance

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