Disequilibrium Dynamics: A Theoretical Analysis of Inflation and Unemployment
by Katsuhito Iwai
Publisher: Yale University Press 1981
Number of pages: 334
The current crisis in economics compels certain of its basic assumptions to be reexamined critically. The focus of the book is the central assumption of the orthodox theory that prices and wages are determined in perfectly competitive markets by the impersonal force of the law of demand and supply.
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