Veblen in Plain English: A Complete Introduction to Thorstein Veblen's Economics
Cambria, 2006 - 144 páginas
This comprehensive introduction to Thorstein Veblen's economics, written by distinguished economist Dr. Ken McCormick, is intended for the student and the non-specialist. A complete interpretation of Veblen's work is presented and includes an analysis of instincts and institutions, technology, social and institutional change, and capital and business enterprise. In addition, consumer behavior, conspicuous leisure, status-driven consumption and its implications are also discussed in detail. The work also includes a Foreword by Dr. Rick Tilman, a noted Veblen scholar.
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Partly because of Veblen ' s satire , modern neoclassical economists no longer
openly embrace Edgeworth ' s shocking view of human nature . Modern
neoclassical economists continue to assume that people are utility maximizers ,
but they ...
both Veblen and the neoclassical economists . In Marx ' s view , one ' s behavior
is shaped by one ' s circumstances . How one acts and thinks depends on one ' s
social class . Workers think differently than owners because their experiences ...
But the main reason is that most economists are trained in the neoclassical
tradition , and think in neoclassical terms . Equilibrium analysis , taken from
Newtonian physics , dominates how economists think about the world . Veblen ' s
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This is a wonderful book! It reads very well gives you the basic outline for different topics that Veblen wrote on. Each topic will cover material from anything he wrote, not just looking at the theory of leisure class or the theory of the business enterprise in isolated. This book is especially import since Veblen's own way to right things can be very confusing, but McCormick makes Veblen easy to understand.
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