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Shackle, G. L. S. (George Lennox Sharman) 1903-1992

Overview
Works: 105 works in 876 publications in 6 languages and 12,931 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Biography  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, win, Author of introduction
Classifications: HB171, 330.1
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Most widely held works by G. L. S Shackle
Economics for pleasure by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

82 editions published between 1959 and 1983 in 7 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decision, order, and time in human affairs by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

56 editions published between 1169 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The years of high theory: invention and tradition in economic thought 1926-1939 by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

39 editions published between 1961 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistemics & economics: a critique of economic doctrines by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

39 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expectation, enterprise and profit: the theory of the firm by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

34 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production is a complex system of interdependent activities, necessary to the system as a whole, which itself depends on the continuance of each individual activity that composes it. In such a system, resources must be committed to specific technological purposes long in advance to the ultimate sale of goods to the consumer. The success of such an enterprise system rests on the durability of the instruments it uses. These are so complex, sensitive, and powerful that their huge expense can be recovered only if they can be used for many years. Yet, when the decision is made to invest in them, those years of use are in the future and the conditioning circumstances are unobservable and unknown. The firm in Western economies is the essential institutional means of confronting this problem of uncertainty. "Expectation, Enterprise and Profit: The Theory of the Firm" is concerned with the nature and mode of life of the firm as a means of policy formation in the face of uncertainty. This book offers a concise treatment and excellent analysis of the major concepts studied in a first course in the theory of the firm
An economic querist by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of economic thought; selected papers, 1955-1964 by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Shackle (1903-1992) was best known for his extensive and scholarly work on the theory of the making of business decisions in conditions of uncertainty. He also made important contributions to the theory of rates of interest and showed an exceptional ability to combine theoretical work with a practical understanding of the business world. Professor Shackle believed that economics is not pure logic but is part of the endeavour to describe the integral nature of man. Originally published in 1966, this volume contains a collection of
A scheme of economic theory by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

26 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By their nature and purpose different economic theories make almost opposite assumptions and use entirely different conceptions or aspects of time. These contrasting assumptions, which occur frequently, are essential to the nature of the various theories and cannot therefore be combined into a general theory. Coherence can only be obtained by an explicit scheme in which these theories are ordered to each other. In this book Professor Shackle seeks a single, unified and coherent basis which would serve for all economic theories, particularly in regard to their treatment of time and to the possibility of acquiring the knowledge on which these theories are based. Professor Shackle's examination of these theories and models will be of interest to economists attempting to find coherence in the diversity of economic theory
Expectation in economics by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

47 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1952, as the second edition of a 1949 original, this book contains a discussion of the role of expectation in relation to the workings of the economy. For the purposes of the discussion, expectation is defined as the act of creating imaginary situations, of associating them with named future dates, and of assigning to each of the hypotheses thus formed a place on a scale measuring the degree of belief that a specified course of action will make this hypothesis come true. The text also contains appendices and a detailed index. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in economic theory and methods of dealing with economic uncertainty
Time in economics by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

36 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expectations, investment, and income by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

31 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncertainty in economics, and other reflections by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

38 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of some of Professor Shackle's papers written between 1939 and 1953 is largely concerned with the problems of 'expectation' and 'uncertainty' and with reducing these universal factors to some sort of plausible rules. Also included are essays on interest rates, on investment and employment, and on the philosophy of economics. This book, by one of the finest economic writers of his time, will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of economics
Uncertainty and expectations in economics: essays in honour of G.L.S. Shackle by C. F Carter( Book )

13 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keynesian kaleidics; the evolution of a general political economy by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

15 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagination and the nature of choice by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new prospect of economics; an introductory textbook by members of the staff of the Dept. of Economics in the University of Liverpool. Chairman of the group: Francis E. Hyde by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

45 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business, time, and thought : selected papers of G.L.S. Shackle by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time, expectations, and uncertainty in economics : selected essays of G.L.S. Shackle by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

15 editions published in 1990 in English and Italian and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unknowledge and choice in economics : proceedings of a conference in honour of G.L.S. Shackle by Stephen F Frowen( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics as an art of thought : essays in memory of G.L.S. Shackle by Peter Earl( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, economic scholars from a wide range of theoretical perspectives probe into typical Shacklean themes of time and money, uncertainty and expectation, and into the roots of Shackle's philosophical and methodological stance
 
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The years of high theory: invention and tradition in economic thought 1926-1939
Alternative Names
G.L.S. Shackle Brits econoom (1903-1992)

G. L. S. Shackle economista británico

G. L. S. Shackle économiste anglais

Lennox Sharman Shackle, George 1903-1992

Shackle, G. L. S.

Shackle, G. L. S. 1903-

Shackle, G. L. S. 1903-1992

Shackle, G. L. S. (George Lennox Sharman)

Shackle, G. L. S. (George Lennox Sharman), 1903-

Shackle, George 1903-1992

Shackle, George L. 1903-1992

Shackle, George Lennox Sharman

Shackle, George Lennox Sharman 1903-

Shackle, George Lennox Sharman 1903-1992

Shackle, Lennox S. 1903-1992

Sharman Shackle, George Lennox 1903-1992

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English (553)

Spanish (48)

French (20)

Italian (7)

German (4)

Dutch (4)

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Decision, order, and time in human affairsThe years of high theory: invention and tradition in economic thought 1926-1939Epistemics & economics: a critique of economic doctrinesExpectation, enterprise and profit: the theory of the firmAn economic queristThe nature of economic thought; selected papers, 1955-1964A scheme of economic theoryUncertainty in economics, and other reflectionsEconomics as an art of thought : essays in memory of G.L.S. Shackle