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A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists Second Edition

A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists Second Edition

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Edited by Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer

This is a thoroughly updated and revised edition of the first, and definitive, biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. It is an extensive and authoritative guide to economists both past and present, providing biographical, bibliographical and critical information on over 100 economists working in the non-neoclassical traditions broadly defined. It includes entries on, amongst others, radical economists, Marxists, post-Keynesians, behaviourists, Kaleckians and institutionalists. The book demonstrates the extent and richness of the radical heterodox tradition in economics.


Edited by Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer

Subjects: economics and finance, post-keynesian economics


ATWELL (Lord Eatwell of Stratton St Margaret) (born 1945) Marina Colonna Born on the 2 February 1945, John Eatwell was educated at Headlands Grammar School, Swindon, and at Queens’ College, Cambridge, graduating in 1967 with a first-class degree in the Economics Tripos. He won a Kennedy Scholarship to Harvard University (1967–69), receiving the A.M. degree in 1969. He also received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1975 for a thesis entitled ‘Scarce and Produced Commodities: an Examination of Some Fundamentals in the Theory of Value from Ricardo to Walras’. In 1969 he returned to Cambridge to take up a Research Fellowship at Queens’ College, moving to a full teaching fellowship at Trinity College in 1970. In January 1997 he moved back to Queens’ College, as the President, a post he still holds. In 1975 Eatwell was appointed to an Assistant Lectureship in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at Cambridge, being promoted to a Lectureship two years later. From 1982 to 1996 he held a Visiting Professorship at the New School for Social Research, New York. He has also held Visiting Professorships at the universities of Columbia (1976), Massachusetts (1978) and Amsterdam (1982). From 1986 to 1992 he was Economic Adviser to Neil Kinnock, the Leader of the Labour Party. In 1992 he was appointed to the House of Lords as a Life Peer. As an undergraduate Eatwell was greatly influenced by his supervisor, Ajit Singh, and by the lectures of Joan Robinson, Nicholas Kaldor and Luigi Pasinetti. Later...

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