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Robinson, Joan 1903-1983

Overview
Works: 342 works in 2,381 publications in 12 languages and 28,656 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Speaker, Honoree, Other, Compiler
Classifications: HB171, 330.1
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Most widely held works by Joan Robinson
The economics of imperfect competition by Joan Robinson( Book )

148 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu gong shi pian,Nei rong bao kuo fang fa lun,Mai fang long duan jun heng,Jing zheng jun heng,Mai fang du jia long duan chan liang yu jing zheng chan liang bi jiao,Jia ge qi shi,Mai fang du jia long duan de shi chang jie gou deng
An essay on Marxian economics by Joan Robinson( Book )

164 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in 7 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The accumulation of capital by Joan Robinson( Book )

133 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic work Joan Robinson goes back to the beginning and works out the basic theory that is needed for a coherent treatment of the problems that present themselves in a developing economy. This new edition features a new introduction, which discusses the great significance of Robinson's work
Economic philosophy by Joan Robinson( Book )

125 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Economics has always been partly a vehicle for the ruling ideology of each period as well as partly a method of scientific investigation. It limps along with one foot in untested hypotheses and the other in untestable slogans. Here our task is to sort out, as best we may, this mixture of ideology and science."" "With these provocative words, Joan Robinson introduces this lively and iconoclastic book. "In what follows," she says, "this theme is illustrated by reference to one or two of the leading ideas of the economists from Adam Smith onwards, not in a learned manner, tracing the development of thought, nor historically, to show how ideas arose out of the problems of each age, but rather in an attempt to puzzle out the mysterious way that metaphysical propositions, without any logical content, can yet be a powerful influence on thought and action."" "Robinson is responsible for some of the most austerely professional contributions to economic theory, but here, in effect, she takes the reader behind the scenes and cheerfully exposes the dogmatic content of economic orthodoxy. In its place, she offers the possibility that with obsolete metaphysics cleared out of the way, economics can make a substantial advance toward science. Book jacket."--Jacket
Introduction to the theory of employment by Joan Robinson( Book )

110 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic heresies; some old-fashioned questions in economic theory by Joan Robinson( Book )

34 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What has happened to economic theory? Why, more than a generation since the Keynesian liberation, is the "old theology" closing in again? One of the world's great economists, herself a leading Keynesian during the 1930s, here attacks with her customary wit and lucidity the new (Keynesian) economic orthodoxy, which, she argues convincingly, is nothing but old neo-classical orthodoxy supported by Keynesian policies designed to keep investment at full-employment levels. But the "old-fashioned questions" remain, and the new orthodoxy is now coming to a crisis, as one of its cardinal assumptions - the belief that the form of investment is controlled by the principle of maximizing social welfare - is being discredited by growing public awareness of the prevalence of poverty (even hunger), urban decay, and polluted environments in the wealthiest nations. What is needed, and what Professor Robinson's book provides, is a new look at the theory of value, distribution and accumulation. Applying analyses derived from von Neumann, Sraffa, and Kalecki, her volume proposes a fundamental reorientation of economic theory designed to clear away the fog of orthodox obfuscation and enable us to see the problems of modern life as they are
Aspects of development and underdevelopment by Joan Robinson( Book )

36 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in the theory of economic growth by Joan Robinson( Book )

69 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics: an awkward corner by Joan Robinson( Book )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected economic papers by Joan Robinson( Book )

51 editions published between 1951 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercises in economic analysis by Joan Robinson( Book )

73 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in the theory of employment by Joan Robinson( Book )

61 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and necessity; an introduction to the study of society by Joan Robinson( Book )

43 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to modern economics by Joan Robinson( Book )

38 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cultural revolution in China by Joan Robinson( Book )

39 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Keynes; papers presented to Section F (Economics) at the 1972 annual meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science by British Association for the Advancement of Science( Book )

22 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to modern economics by Joan Robinson( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to Modern Economics
What are the questions? : And other essays : further contributions to modern economics by Joan Robinson( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first group of papers - Analysis - contains some discussions of methodological principles and a few examples of their application. The methodology is self-conscious. I hold very strongly that the purpose of economic theory should be to try to throw some light on the world that we are living in
The rate of interest, and other essays by Joan Robinson( Book )

29 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The generalisation of the general theory, and other essays by Joan Robinson( Book )

19 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Djoan Vaýolet Robïnson

Ioanna Robinson

Joan Robinson britische Ökonomin

Joan Robinson britisk økonom

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Joan Robinson brytyjska ekonomistka

Joan Robinson economista inglese

Joan Robinsonová

Joan Violet Robinson

Maurice, Joan Violet 1903-1983

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Τζόαν Ρόμπινσον

Джоан Вайолет Робинсон

Джоан Робінсон

Робинсон, Дж., 1903-1983

Робинсон, Джоан Вайолет

ג'ואן רובינסון

جوآن رابینسون اقتصاددان بریتانیایی

جوان روبنسون

دجوان ۆايولەت روبىينسون

조안 로빈슨

ジョーン・ロビンソン

ロビンソン, J.

ロビンソン, ジョーン

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The accumulation of capitalEconomic philosophyIntroduction to the theory of employmentAspects of development and underdevelopmentEssays in the theory of economic growthEconomics: an awkward cornerExercises in economic analysisEssays in the theory of employment