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Kurz, Heinz D.

Overview
Works: 208 works in 620 publications in 2 languages and 5,888 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: HB94, 330.153
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Most widely held works by Heinz D Kurz
Theory of production : a long-period analysis by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

26 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a systematic and comprehensive analytical treatment of the theory of production in a long-period framework. Given the scope of investigation, the methods employed, and the results derived, this study is of interest to all economic theorists. Professors Kurz and Salvadori explore economic systems in which commodities are produced by means of labor, natural resources, and commodified-means of production. They investigate the relationship between production, income distribution, and relative prices for stationary or growing economies characterized by free competition. Specific chapters deal with joint production, fixed capital (including the joint utilization of machines), scarce natural resources (both renewable and exhaustible), heterogeneous labor, the problem of capital, and alternative theories of distribution. The historical origins of the concepts used from the time of the classical economists onward are also discussed in considerable detail
United Germany and the new Europe( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and German and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic thought : a brief history by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in German and English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this concise yet comprehensive history, Heinz D. Kurz traces the long arc of economic thought from its emergence in ancient Greece to its systematic presentation among the classical thinkers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries to the influential work of scholars such as Paul Samuelson and Kenneth J. Arrow. With a keen eye for how economic insights are acquired, lost, and reborn, Kurz focuses on the dynamic individuals who give old ideas new life and the historical events that provoke different approaches and theories. Over the course of this journey, Kurz explains what Adam Smith meant by the "invisible hand"; how Karl Marx's "law of motion" works in capitalist economies; the roots of the Austrian economists' emphasis on the problems of information, incomplete knowledge, and uncertainty; John Maynard Keynes's principle of effective demand and economic stabilization; and the insights and challenges offered by growth theory, welfare economics, game theory, and more. He concludes with a deft summation of world economists' major concerns today and their critical reactions to world events. -- from dust jacket
Critical essays on Piero Sraffa's legacy in economics by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection offers a critical assessment of the published works of Piero Sraffa, one of the leading economists of the twentieth century, and their legacy for the economics profession. The topics covered explore Sraffa's interpretation of the classical economists; his theory of value and distribution; his critique of partial and general neoclassical equilibrium theory; his focus on the problem of capital; and his critique of Hayek's monetary overinvestment theory of the business cycle. Specific issues investigated include intertemporal general equilibrium theory and the capital problem; the probability of reswitching; Ricardo, Malthus, and the corn model; and the meaning and implication of the capital controversy. Among the contributors are many of the world's leading students of Sraffian economics, including Nobel Laureate Paul Samuelson, Christian Bidard, Edwin Burmeister, John Eatwell, Pierangelo Garegnani, Samuel Hollander, Heinz Kurz, Lynn Mainwaring, Neri Salvadori, Bertram Schefold and Ian Steedman
Capital, distribution and effective demand : studies in the "classical" approach to economic theory by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding "classical" economics : studies in long-period theory by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this collection argue that the 'classical' approach to economic problems holds the key to an explanation of important present day economic phenomena
The Elgar companion to classical economics( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference provides an account of the classical approach to economics. It contains 200 short entries in a dictionary format on all the significant areas of this school of thought. Together, the two volumes offer analytical and historical views of old and modern classical economics
Political economics in retrospect : essays in memory of Adolph Lowe( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical economics and modern theory : studies in long-period analysis by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays reprinted in the book contain original findings and new vistas on old problems and show the reader how the different parts hang together. As such the book will be of great interest to every scholar working within the field of economic theory and the history of economic thought."--Jacket
Innovation, knowledge and growth : Adam Smith, Schumpeter and the moderns by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book deals with the prime movers of socio-economic development, innovations and technical change, their origins, forms and effects. It contains a set of closely related chapters, some of which have been previously published as papers in scholarly journals
Adam Smith (1723-1790) : ein Werk und seine Wirkungsgeschichte( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting classical economics : studies in long-period analysis by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the third volume of previously published essays from Heinz D. Kurz and Neri Salvadori, following Understanding Classical Economics (1998) and Classical Economics and Modern Theory (2003), both published by Routledge. This new collection can be read in isolation but perhaps more fruitfully in conjunction with the previous texts, providing modern interpretations of the classical economists and comparing their analyses with that of contemporary mainstream economics." "This new volume will be of interest to economic theorists and methodologists in Europe, Asia and America and particularly academics and researchers engaged with theories of production, value, distribution, economic growth and the history of economic thought."--Jacket
Input-output analysis( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dissemination of economic ideas by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly illuminating book marks a significant stage in our growing understanding of how the development of national traditions of economic thought has been affected by both internal and external factors. The expert contributors set an explicit agenda for the study of the dissemination of economic ideas across four centuries, acknowledging that the history of dissemination is also a history of the flux of economic beliefs, rendering any generalisation difficult, if not impossible. Topics explored include systems of political economy, European and American interactions, the diffusion of econ
A history of economic theory : essays in honour of Takashi Negishi by Aiko Ikeo( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few economists have been as prolific and wide-ranging as Takashi Negishi. Part of the "Hicksian" generation of Neo-Walrasian general equilibrium theorists, Negishi rose to prominence during the early 1960s with his work on the Neo-Walrasian system. Negishi's signature has been his attempt to extend the multi-market Neo-Walrasian system in several directions to incorporate concerns such as imperfect comptetition, stability, money, trade and unemployment - and, as a consequence, helping to discover and delineate the limits of conventional theory. This collection in honour of Takeshi Negishi analyses his contributions to the history of economic theory. Economists paying tribute within this volume include Neri Salvadori, Laurence Moss, and Joaquim Silvestre
Schumpeter für jedermann von der Rastlosigkeit des Kapitalismus by Heinz D Kurz( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Alois Schumpeter (1885 - 1950) ist nicht nur einer der bedeutendsten, sondern auch einer der schillerndsten Ökonomen aller Zeiten. Sein Leben und seine wissenschaftliche, politische und unternehmerische Karriere lesen sich spannend wie ein Roman. Der dritte Band aus der Reihe Ökonomen für jedermann berichtet von Schumpeters Jugend und Studentenzeit im Wiener Fin de siècle; seiner wissenschaftlichen Karriere und den Haupteinflüssen auf sein Denken; seinen Erfolg und Misserfolg als Bankier und Spekulant; privaten Schicksalsschläge; seiner Konkurrenz mit dem großen Ökonomen John Maynard Keynes; seiner Auffassung von der schleichenden Zersetzung des Kapitalismus sowie seinem Einfluss auf unser heutiges Denken und wirtschaftspolitisches Handeln. Kurz und Sturn bringen uns den Mann und dessen Theorien näher, dem wir das geflügelte Wort von der "schöpferischen Zerstörung" verdanken
The theory of value and distribution in economics : discussions between Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson by Pierangelo Garegnani( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new volume explores two alternative economic theories - the classical theory and the marginalist or neoclassical theory- through a discussion between two eminent economists, Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson. The key themes of the volume are the difference in approaches to the explanation of the distribution of income and relative prices, and therefore different approaches to all other economic problems, in particular capital accumulation and economic growth. The book discusses whether there is a 'classical' approach to the theory of value and distribution at the core of economic the
Die größten Ökonomen: Adam Smith by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sie prägen seit Jahrhunderten die Welt der Ökonomie: die größten Ökonomen. Einer von ihnen ist Adam Smith.Der Name Adam Smith ist vielen Menschen ein Begriff, über das Leben dieses großen Denkers wissen allerdings die wenigsten Bescheid. Diese Wissenslücke schließt das Buch. Die Autoren stellen die Kindheit, Jugend und das Studium des schottischen Ökonomen dar. Sie skizzieren seine akademische Karriere und seine "Grand Tour". Auch sein Hauptwerk "The Wealth of Nations" und dessen Entstehung sowie seine bedeutendsten Essays werden beleuchtet.Das Buch richtet sich an Studierende, Wissenschaftler und Interessierte aus den Fachbereichen Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Politikwissenschaft, Soziologie und Geschichte.Fazit: Den Autoren gelingt nicht nur ein kompakter Überblick über die wichtigsten Werke von Adam Smith. Vielmehr beleuchten sie auch den Menschen und den Kontext, in dem er gearbeitet hat.Dieses Buch ist nicht als Dozenten-Freiexemplar erhältlich
Macroeconomics and the history of economic thought : festschrift in honour of Harald Hagemann by Hagen Krämer( Book )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this Festschrift have been chosen to honour Harald Hagemann and his scientific work. They reflect his main contributions to economic research and his major fields of interest. The essays in the first part deal with various aspects within the history of economic thought. The second part is about the current state of macroeconomics. The essays in the third part of the book cover topics on economic growth and structural dynamics
Adam Smith für jedermann : Pionier der modernen Ökonomie by Heinz D Kurz( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung Einer der wichtigsten Ökonomen Adam Smith (1723 bis 1790) gilt als einer der wichtigsten Ökonomen. Seine beiden Bücher ""Wohlstand der Nationen"" und ""Theorie der ethischen Gefühle"" gehören immer noch zu den Standardwerken der Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Und viele neue Disziplinen der Ökonomie - wie die Spieltheorie - wären ohne die Grundlagenarbeit von Smith gar nicht möglich. Doch der schottische Aufklärer hat ebenso seine Gegner: Immer, wenn der Kapitalismus in die Kritik gerät, fällt fast unweigerlich der Name von Adam Smith. W
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Theory of production : a long-period analysis
Alternative Names
Heinz D. Kurz deutscher und österreichischer Ökonom

Heinz D. Kurz Duits econoom

Heinz D. Kurz German economist

Heinz Dieter Kurz

Kurz, H.

Kurz, H. D.

Kurz, H.D. 1946-

Kurz, Heinz

Kurz Heinz 1946-....

Kurz, Heinz D.

Kurz, Heinz-D. 1946-

Kurz, Heinz D. (Heinz Dieter)

Kurz , Heinz Dieter

Kurz Heinz-Dieter 1946-....

クルツ, ハインツ・D

Languages
English (205)

German (31)

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Critical essays on Piero Sraffa's legacy in economicsUnderstanding "classical" economics : studies in long-period theoryThe Elgar companion to classical economicsPolitical economics in retrospect : essays in memory of Adolph LoweClassical economics and modern theory : studies in long-period analysisInterpreting classical economics : studies in long-period analysisInput-output analysisA history of economic theory : essays in honour of Takashi Negishi