Nominations received so far for Top Ten Economics Books of the Last 100 Years
Listed below in order so far received are the nominations for the poll announced yesterday as follows.
A top ten list of economics books chosen by the RWER’s global community of economists would be useful for promoting its real-world commitment. We can over the coming weeks create one here by taking part in a poll.
The poll will work like this. You may nominate up to 10 books (first published after 1915) by leaving a comment below. Remarks – which must be short – supporting your nominations are optional. Nominations will remain open for several weeks, after which a “short list” of 40 or 50 titles will be announced and voting by PollDaddy will commence. Each voter will have 10 votes. Voting will remain open for several weeks, before the “Top Ten Economics Books of the Last 100 Years” will be announced.
Nominations received after 31 hours – Please add books to this list by leaving a comment below.
– John Maynard Keynes, General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936)
– Kenneth Arrow, Social Choice and Individual Values (1951)
– John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society (1958)
– Amartya Sen, Collective Choice and Social Welfare (1970)
– Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, The Entropy Law and the Economic Process (1971)
– Michal Kalecki, Selected Essays on the Dynamics of the Capitalist Economy (1971)
– Paul Davidson, Money and the Real World (1972)
– Hyman Minsky, John Maynard Keynes (1975)
– Tony Lawson, Economics and Reality (1997)
– Piero Sraffa, Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities (1960)
– Karl Polanyi, The great transformation: the political and economic origins of our time (1944)
– Arthur C. Pigou, The Economics of Welfare (1920)
– Ronald Coase, The Nature of the Firm (1937)
– F. A. von Hayek, The Constitution of Liberty (1960)
– F. A. von Hayek, The Road to Serfdom (1941)
– E. J. Mishan, The Costs of Economic Growth (1967)
– E. F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful (1973)
– Herman E. Daly, Steady State Economics (1977)
– C. A. Gregory, Gifts and Commodities (1982).
– Abba Lerner, Economics of Employment (1951)
– Joan Robinson, The Accumulation of Capital (1956)
– Joseph A. Schumpeter, Capitalism, Socialism & Democracy (1942)
– G. Godley and M. Lavoie Monetary Economics (2007)
– Nicholas Kaldor, Scourge of Monetarism (1982)
– Kenneth J. Arrow, Essays: Volume 1, Social Choice and Public .Decision Making (1986)
– Kenneth J. Arrow, Essays: Volume 2, Equilibrium Analysis (1986)
– M. Djilas, The New Class (1957)
– S. Bowles and H. Gintis, Schooling in Capitalist America (1976)’
– J. Barkley Rosser, From Catastrophe to Chaos: A General Theory of Economic Discontinuities (1991)
– Hahnel, R. and M. Albert, Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics (1990)
– John Kenneth Galbraith, Money: Whence it Came, where it Went (1976)
– Frederick Soddy, Wealth, Virtual Wealth and Debt: The Solution of the Economic Paradox (1926)
– Hilaire Belloc, The Restoration of Property (1936)..
– Kenneth E Boulding, The Image (1953),
– James Robertson,Transforming Economic Life: A Millennial Challenge (1998)
– Philip Mirowski, More Heat Than Light (1989)
– Peter Drucker, The End of Economic Man (1940).
– Nancy Folbre, Who Pays for the Kids? (2004)
– Susan George, How the Other Half Dies (1977)
– Please add books to this list by leaving a comment below.