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

Overview
Works: 180 works in 963 publications in 6 languages and 13,594 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Festschriften  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, win, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: HB171, 330.1
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Most widely held works by G. L. S Shackle
Expectation, enterprise and profit: the theory of the firm by G. L. S Shackle( )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the gripping story of this famous and haunting crime. Prosecuting attorney in the Manson trial, Vincent Bugliosi, held a unique insider's position in one of the most baffling and horrifying cases of the twentieth century: the cold-blooded Tate-LaBianca murders carried out by Charles Manson and four of his followers
Economics for pleasure by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

63 editions published between 1959 and 1983 in 6 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

37 editions published between 1961 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistemics & economics: a critique of economic doctrines by George Lennox Sharman Shackle( Book )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is Shackle's view that human conduct is chosen with a view to its consequences. But these are in the future, which cannot be directly known. Expectation will confine itself to what is deemed possible, but this leaves it free to entertain widely diverse and rival hypotheses. How can such skeins of mutually conflicting ideas serve the formation of individual or institutional policy? This is the chief question this book examines."--Provided by publisher
An economic querist by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 594 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 George Lennox Sharman Shackle( Book )

29 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 589 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 )

53 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 562 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
Decision, order, and time in human affairs by George Lennox Sharman Shackle( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1169 and 2010 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in English and Spanish and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time in economics by G. L. S Shackle( Book )

37 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncertainty in economics, and other reflections by George Lennox Sharman Shackle( Book )

38 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 512 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 Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagination and the nature of choice by George Lennox Sharman Shackle( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economists in discussion : the correspondence between G.L.S. Shackle and Stephen F. Frowen, 1951-1992 by Stephen F Frowen( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume contains the correspondence between G.L.S. Shackle and Stephen F. Frowen from the time Shackle took up his first post-war academic appointment at the University of Leeds until his death in 1992. The correspondence, partly personal and partly professional, reveals a vital insight into Shackle both as a man and as an outstanding economist. His letters illuminate his thoughts on issues occupying his mind but also show the warmth and tremendous generosity he felt towards his friends. The centenary of Shackle's birth in 2003 seems an appropriate time for the publication of this correspondence."--Jacket
Time, expectations, and uncertainty in economics : selected essays of G.L.S. Shackle by George Lennox Sherman Shackle( Book )

14 editions published in 1990 in English and Italian and held by 255 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 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 240 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
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Economics for pleasureThe years of high theory: invention and tradition in economic thought 1926-1939Epistemics & economics: a critique of economic doctrinesAn economic queristThe nature of economic thought; selected papers, 1955-1964A scheme of economic theoryDecision, order, and time in human affairsDecision, order, and time in human affairs
Alternative Names
G. L. S. Shackle British economist

G.L.S. Shackle Brits econoom (1903-1992)

G. L. S. Shackle economista britànic

G. L. S. Shackle economista británico

G. L. S. Shackle économiste anglais

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