Essays on Microfoundations, Macroeconomic Applications and Economic History in Honor of Axel Leijonhufvud
Edited by Roger E.A. Farmer, Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, US
This book honors the work of Axel Leijonhufvud. The topics range from Keynesian economics and the economics of high inflation to the micro-foundations of macroeconomics and economic history. The authors comprise some of the very best economists active today.
This book honors the work of the influential economist Axel Leijonhufvud. His work in macroeconomics, monetary theory and European economic history has spurred great discussion over many years, and the authors of this book comprise some of the very best economists active today. The broad influence of his work is evident in the variety of subjects his readers address.
The topics range from Keynesian economics and the economics of high inflation to the micro-foundations of macroeconomics and economic history. The reader will find an intriguing compilation of ideas ranging from bankruptcy and collateral debt, the macroeconomics of broken promises, interest rate setting, growth patterns of macro models, innovation history to macroeconomics with intelligent autonomous agents.
Scholars and students of economic history, Keynesian economics and alternative monetary theory will be delighted with the work inspired by this influential thinker.
‘Roger Farmer is to be congratulated for editing this splendid set of essays in honour of Axel Leijonhufvud. . . I am sure that most of the readers of these essays will be excited and stimulated by their contents.’ – Economic Record