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The Age of Fragmentation by Alessandro Roncaglia: A Review Article

Anthony Thirlwall ()

PSL Quarterly Review, 2020, vol. 73, issue 295, 343-365

Abstract: This article gives a thorough critical review of Alessandro RoncagliaÕs latest book The Age of Fragmentation: A History of Contemporary Economic Thought. The volume covers the antecedents of modern economics Ð the ideas of Wicksell, Keynes and Schumpeter in particular Ð followed by the post-war 2 ÔrevolutionsÕ in microeconomics, macroeconomics and applied economics, including econometrics. Heterodox views of post-Keynesian economics; Marxism; institutional and evolutionary economics; post-utilitarian theorists; ethics, and welfare are also considered.

Keywords: economic thought; fragmentation of economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B1 B2 B3 B5 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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