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Kalecki'S Theory Of Income Determination: A Reconstruction And An Assessment

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  • Alberto Chilosi

    (The University of Pisa, Italy)

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The paper considers the legacy for modern macroeconomics of Kalecki’s theory of income determination. The latter is reconstructed in its analytical constituent parts referring in detail to the original sources. The critical appraisal of its historical relevance is made from the vantage point of the specific strain of contemporary New-Keynesian macroeconomics that is also based, after a long historical gap, on imperfectly competitive microeconomic foundations. Important elements of Kalecki’s theoretical construction have been a lasting, even if usually unacknowledged, legacy to the toolkit of modern macroeconomics.

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  • Alberto Chilosi, 2003. "Kalecki'S Theory Of Income Determination: A Reconstruction And An Assessment," Method and Hist of Econ Thought 0305001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmh:0305001
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    Keywords

    kalecki; macroeconomics; imperfect competition; income determination; microeconomic foundations;
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    • B22 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Macroeconomics
    • E12 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Keynes; Keynesian; Post-Keynesian; Modern Monetary Theory
    • E13 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Neoclassical

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