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Journal Article
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Author, Analytic
Madjd-Sadjadi, Zagros
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Economics
Article Title
The Three Faces of John Elliott: His Contribution to Political Economy
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Journal Title
American review of political economy
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
2
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
58-84
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http:; www.arpejournal.com/issues/sadjadi.pdf
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Abstract
John Elliott, late Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California, appears to some researchers as an institutionalist, to others as a Marxist, and to still others as a Post-Keynesian. But such labels are unable to capture the nuances of a complex and driven personality. John Elliott was all of these and none of them. He viewed the economy as a system of power and worried that the power that permeates through the economy has profound social, moral, and economic consequences that neoclassical theory chooses to ignore. An appreciation for his unique contribution to political economy requires a holistic examination of his life and writings. To do otherwise would be to only see part of the picture, just as the individual heterodox schools see only a part of the whole problem. To combat this, Elliott believed required nothing less than a unified heterodoxy. ....
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