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G.L.S. Shackle

  • Peter E. Earl
  • Bruce Littleboy

Part of the Great Thinkers in Economics Series book series (GTE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 1-6
  3. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 7-29
  4. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 30-50
  5. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 51-83
  6. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 84-108
  7. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 109-137
  8. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 138-153
  9. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 154-179
  10. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 180-197
  11. Michael Jefferson
    Pages 198-214
  12. Peter E. Earl, Bruce Littleboy
    Pages 215-217
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 218-246

About this book

Introduction

This is an intellectual biography of G.L.S. Shackle, economic theorist, philosopher, and historian of economic theory. It explores how Shackle challenged the aims, methods and assumptions of mainstream economics. He stressed macroeconomic instability, and developed a radically subjectivist theory for behavioural economics and business planning.

Keywords

Investment decision-making kaleidic Keynes post Keynesian probability theory scenario planning Christian economics behavioural economics financial instability economic theory economics instability macroeconomics

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter E. Earl
    • 1
  • Bruce Littleboy
    • 1
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia

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