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From equilibrium to disequilibrium: the genesis of Don Patinkin's interpretation of the Keynesian theory

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  • Goulven Rubin

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This paper explains the reasons that led Don Patinkin to interpret the Keynesian theory in a disequilibrium perspective. We claim that the author adopted this position because he believed that the assumption of wage rigidity misrepresented the concept of involuntary unemployment and that, consequently, it had to be rejected. It is shown that this conclusion resulted from the confrontation of Patinkin, during the writing of his Ph.D. thesis, with the interpretations of the Keynesian theory argued respectively by Lange, Klein and Modigliani.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

Volume (Year): 9 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 205-225

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Handle: RePEc:taf:eujhet:v:9:y:2002:i:2:p:205-225

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Keywords: Patinkin; Disequilibrium; Neoclassical Synthesis; Macroeconomics; Wage Rigidity;

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  1. De Vroey, Michel, 1997. "IS-LM "à la Hicks" versus IS-LM "à la Modigliani"," Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales) 1998003, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
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  1. Michel De Vroey, 2002. "Can slowly adjusting wages explain involuntary unemployment? A critical re-examination of Patinkin's theory of involuntary unemployment," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(2), pages 293-307.
  2. Goulven Rubin, 2010. "Don Patinkin's Ph.D. dissertation as the prehistory of disequilibrium theories," Working Papers halshs-00636821, HAL.
  3. Goulven Rubin, 2004. "Patinkin on IS-LM: an Alternative to Modigliani," Post-Print halshs-00635213, HAL.
  4. BOIANOVSKY, Mauro, 2001. "Patinkin, the cowles commission, and the theory of unemployment and aggregate supply," Working Papers 2001039, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Applied Economics.
  5. Roger Backhouse & Mauro Boianovsky, 2005. "Disequilibrium Macroeconomics: An Episode In The Transformation Of Modern Macroeconomics," Anais do XXXIII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 33th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 012, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  6. Goulven Rubin, 2005. "La controverse entre Clower et Patinkin au sujet de la validité de la loi de Walras," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 56(1), pages 5-24.
  7. Rancan, Antonella, 2012. "Modigliani's 1944 Wage Rigidity Assumption and the Construction of the Neoclassical Synthesis," Economics & Statistics Discussion Papers esdp12069, University of Molise, Dept. EGSeI.

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