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The Foundations Of Long Wave Theory

The Foundations Of Long Wave Theory

Models and Methodology

Francisco Louçã , Jan Reijnders

Edited by Francisco Louçã, Assembleia da Republica, Portugal and Jan Reijnders, Associate Professor of Economics, Utrecht School of Economics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

Two volume set 1999 1,104 pp Hardback 978 1 85898 842 9

Hardback £303.00 on-line price £272.70

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Series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series






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This two volume set is a comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary articles which highlight the theoretical foundations and the methods and models of long wave analysis. After examining the beginnings of long wave theory, the book includes discussions of time series methods and non-linear modelling, with an exploration of economic development in its historical context. It investigates the process of evolution and mutation in industrial capitalism over the last two hundred years. Contemporary reviews and critiques of long wave theory are also included. It makes available for the first time much important material that has hitherto been inaccessible. The book will be of immense value to all students and scholars interested in the history of economic thought, time series analysis and evolutionary or institutionalist analysis.

Contents
43 articles, dating from 1847 to 1996 Contents: Volume I: Introduction Part I: The Pioneers Part II: Times Series Methods Part III: Catastrophe, Chaos and Nonlinear Modelling Index • Volume II: Part I: Cycles, Waves, Swings and Phases: Economic Development in its Historical Context Part II: Overviews Index Contributors include: R.M. Goodwin, A. Kleinknecht, N. Kondratieff, S. Kuznets, A. Maddison, E. Mandel, S. Solomou, K.B.T. Thio, I. Wallerstein

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This two volume set is a comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary articles which highlight the theoretical foundations and the methods and models of long wave analysis. After examining the beginnings of long wave theory, the book includes discussions of time series methods and non-linear modelling, with an exploration of economic development in its historical context. It investigates the process of evolution and mutation in industrial capitalism over the last two hundred years. Contemporary reviews and critiques of long wave theory are also included. It makes available for the first time much important material that has hitherto been inaccessible. The book will be of immense value to all students and scholars interested in the history of economic thought, time series analysis and evolutionary or institutionalist analysis.



 
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