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Post-Keynesian economics: a pluralistic alternative to conventional economics

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This article surveys the post-Keynesian alternative to conventional economics and highlights its pluralistic features. The article begins by describing the origins and strands of post-Keynesian economics, and by discussing the school's core presuppositions and some key findings. Then pluralistic features are identified, first by looking at the tradition as a whole and subsequently at the work of one prominent post-Keynesian, Hyman Minsky.

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  • Charles J. Whalen, 2016. "Post-Keynesian economics: a pluralistic alternative to conventional economics," International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 7(1), pages 22-38.
  • Handle: RePEc:ids:ijplur:v:7:y:2016:i:1:p:22-38
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