The Expansion of the Economic Toolbox

Part of the Palgrave Philosophy Today book series (PPT)


Standard histories of economics identify the 1970s as the decade of crisis for the distinctively Keynesian aspect of the Samuelsonian synthesis described in the previous chapter. This is often coupled with an emphasis on a shift in applied economics — that is to say, in policy analysis — from confidence in the economic management capacity of the state to a ‘neoliberal’ re-emphasis on the wealth-generating power of lightly regulated markets.


Utility Function Nash Equilibrium Representative Agent Constant Relative Risk Aversion Methodological Individualism 
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© Don Ross 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Cape TownSouth Africa
  2. 2.Georgia State UniversityUSA

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