By Mauro Baranzini, Amalia Mirante
This examine examines 5 many years of Italian economists who studied or researched on the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge among the years 1950 and 2000. delivering a close record of Italian economists linked to Hicks, Harrod, Bacharach, Flemming, Mirrlees, Sen and different extraordinary dons, the authors learn 11 examine strains, together with the Sraffa and the neo-Ricardian university, the post-Keynesian university and the Stone’s and Goodwin’s colleges. Baranzini and Mirante hint the impact of the colleges by way of 1) their basic position within the evolution of monetary idea; 2) their promoting of 4 key controversies (on the size of technical development, on capital concept, on source of revenue distribution and at the inter-generational transmission of wealth); three) the counter-flow of Oxbridge students to academia in Italy, and four) the invigoration of a 3rd iteration of Italian economists learning or instructing at Oxbridge today.
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Helm, M. Fg. Scott and A. K. Sen. As pointed out in the introduction to Markets, Money and Capital. Hicksian Economics for the Twenty-First Century: 3 This point has been expounded in Baranzini and Scazzieri (1986, 46–47). 2 The Oxonian-Italian School of Economics, 1950 to About 1990 19 In short, there is a plurality of ways in which time can be conceptualized in economics, and each one answers peculiar cognitive questions. It follows that there will be a multitude of different methods, each one able ‘to cast light upon some aspects of the phenomena’ (Hicks 1965, v).
Together with Nicholas H. Stern, John S. Flemming (1940–2003), Christopher Bliss and several other economists, Mirrlees would soon strengthen the teaching (and research) in economics at Oxford. Phil. ) that ran for six terms (two years), with a number of qualified teachers. Professor Sen’s arrival from the 2 The Oxonian-Italian School of Economics, 1950 to About 1990 41 LSE was announced during a ‘historical’ sub-Faculty meeting at St Cross Building. In the late 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, a number of new distinguished fellows, readers and professors were appointed, either at Nuffield or in other Oxford colleges.
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