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Thinking of Sylos Labini (or Sylos Labini's Thinking)


  • Marcella Corsi


This note reflects upon the methodological principles that Paolo Sylos Labini (1920-2005) brought to his work as a political economist. Sylos Labini drew upon history, political science, sociology and philosophy in order to explain economic processes, and he insisted that an interdisciplinary approach was essential to formulating effective policy responses to modern social problems.

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  • Marcella Corsi, 2007. "Thinking of Sylos Labini (or Sylos Labini's Thinking)," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(4), pages 555-562.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:revpoe:v:19:y:2007:i:4:p:555-562
    DOI: 10.1080/09538250701622451

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    1. Marcella Corsi, 2012. "Steindl on Stochastic Processes," PSL Quarterly Review, Economia civile, vol. 65(261), pages 151-166.
    2. Giulia Zacchia, 2016. "Paolo Sylos Labini: Reflections on a classical economist," PSL Quarterly Review, Economia civile, vol. 69(277), pages 199-208.
    3. Carlo D'Ippoliti, 2015. "Editorial: Paolo Sylos Labini (1920-2005)," PSL Quarterly Review, Economia civile, vol. 68(274), pages 179-185.
    4. Mario Tonveronachi, 2015. "Making the ECB the central bank of a non-federal coalition of states," PSL Quarterly Review, Economia civile, vol. 68(273), pages 91-114.

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