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Inside the Economist's Mind: The History of Modern Economic Thought, as Explained by Those Who Produced It

William Barnett (), Paul Samuelson and E. Roy Weintraub
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E. Roy Weintraub: Duke University

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Abstract: This is the front matter from a book of interviews to be published by Blackwell. The book is coedited by W. A. Barnett and P. A. Samuelson. The front matter includes the Table of Contents, Coeditor Preface by W. A. Barnett, Coeditor Foreword by Paul A. Samuelson, and History of Thought Introduction by E. Roy Weintraub. The front matter highlights some of the more startling and controversial statements contained in the interviews and puts the interviews into context relative to the history of modern economic thought. The interviews reprinted in this book include: (1) Wassily Leontief interviewed by Duncan Foley. (2) David Cass interviewed jointly by Steven Spear and Randall Wright. (3) Robert E. Lucas interviewed by Bennett T. McCallum. (4) Janos Kornai interviewed by Olivier Blanchard. (5) Franco Modigliani interviewed by William Barnett and Robert Solow. (6) Milton Friedman interviewed by John Taylor. (7) Paul A. Samuelson interviewed by William A. Barnett. (8) Paul Volcker interviewed by Perry Mehrling. (9) Martin Feldstein interviewed by James Poterba. (10) Christopher Sims interviewed by Lars Peter Hansen. (11) Robert Shiller interviewed by John Campbell. (12) Stanley Fischer interviewed by Olivier Blanchard. (13) Jacques Drèze interviewed by Pierre Dehez and Omar Licandro. (14) Tom Sargent interviewed by George Evans and Seppo Honkapohja. (15) Robert Aumann interviewed by Sergiu Hart. (16) James Tobin and Robert Shiller interviewed by David Colander.

Keywords: history of economic thought; Samuelson; macroeconomics; microeconomics; policy; interviews (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-his, nep-hpe and nep-pke
Date: 2005-11-17
Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 33. All of the chapters in the book are reprints of interviews previously published in the Cambridge U. Press journal, Macroeconomic Dynamics, edited by W. A. Barnett.
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