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LONG WAVE THEORY

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LONG WAVE THEORY

9781852789541 Edward Elgar Publishing
The late Christopher Freeman, former Emeritus Professor, SPRU, University of Sussex, UK
Publication Date: 1996 ISBN: 978 1 85278 954 1 Extent: 678 pp
This reference collection brings together major papers and essays on long wave or Kondratieff cycles.

Edited by Christopher Freeman, Long Wave Theory includes both early contributions and work deriving from the revival of interest in the 1970s and 1980s. This authoritative volume reproduces key papers on the connection between innovation and long wave theory, the statistical debate about long wave theory and recent work on its use as a forecasting tool. It also includes the first ever English translation of Van Gelderen’s classic paper.

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This reference collection brings together major papers and essays on long wave or Kondratieff cycles.

Edited by Christopher Freeman, Long Wave Theory includes both early contributions and work deriving from the revival of interest in the 1970s and 1980s. This authoritative volume reproduces key papers on the connection between innovation and long wave theory, the statistical debate about long wave theory and recent work on its use as a forecasting tool. It includes the first ever English translation of Van Gelderen’s classic paper.

As well as Van Gelderen’s pioneering 1913 article – translated and introduced by Bart Verspagen – this collection features the major contributions to the contemporary debate drawn from a wide range of journals and publications. Authors whose work is reproduced in this volume include Jan Tinbergen, Andrew Tylecote, Nathan Rosenberg, Ernest Mandel and Helga Nowotny.
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Contributors include: J. Delbeke, N. Kondratieff, S. Kuznets, R. Metz, J. Tinbergen, N. Rosenberg, S. Solomou
Contents
33 articles dating from 1913 to 1993
Contents: Introduction Part I: Early Contributions to Long Wave Theory Part II: Renaissance of the Long Wave Debate in the 1970s and 1980s Part III: Innovation and Long Wave Theories Part IV: The Statistical Debate Part V: Long Waves in Retrospect and Prospect in the 1990s Index

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