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Introduction to the Symposium

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  • Olivier Allain

    () (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - UP1 - Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5)

  • Jochen Hartwig

    (KOF - ETH Zürich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich)

  • M. G. Hayes

    (Robinson College - CAM - University of Cambridge [UK])

Abstract

This paper is one of three contributions to a symposium commenting on papers previously published by the other authors. Allain (Allain, O. (2009) Effective demand and short-term adjustments in the General Theory, Review of Political Economy , 21, pp. 1--22) argues that Keynes elides a distinction between aggregate demand and global expenditure that is necessary to explain the formation of price expectations by individual entrepreneurs. Allain's conclusions depend upon redefinitions of aggregate and effective demand and the consumption function. Hartwig (Hartwig, J. (2007) Keynes vs. the Post Keynesians on the principle of effective demand, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought , 14, pp. 725--739) argues that entrepreneurs must take into account the state of the economy as a whole, in order to form price expectations independently and not as a market equilibrium determined by aggregate supply and demand. This leaves demand price expectations to be determined outside the principle of effective demand. Neither author does full justice to Keynes's own treatment. We still need to agree by what mechanism individual entrepreneurs form a collective and mutually consistent state of expectation in The General Theory .
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  • Olivier Allain & Jochen Hartwig & M. G. Hayes, 2013. "Introduction to the Symposium," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-01052661, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:cesptp:hal-01052661
    DOI: 10.1080/09538259.2013.837328
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    Cited by:

    1. David G. Victor, 2010. "Natural Gas and Geopolitics," Chapters,in: Security of Energy Supply in Europe, chapter 4 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Hein, Eckhard, 2015. "The principle of effective demand: Marx, Kalecki, Keynes and beyond," IPE Working Papers 60/2015, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Institute for International Political Economy (IPE).
    3. repec:taf:revpoe:v:29:y:2017:i:3:p:360-375 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Jochen Hartwig, 2017. "The Comparative Statics of Effective Demand," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(3), pages 360-375, July.

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    économie politique;

    JEL classification:

    • B22 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Macroeconomics
    • B31 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - Individuals
    • E12 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Keynes; Keynesian; Post-Keynesian

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