Underground Economics: A Decade of Institutionalist Dissent

This collection includes 32 scholarly articles on the development of institutionalist economics in an historical perspective. The author starts off with the Founding Fathers of institutional economics, such as Thorstein Veblen and John R.Commons, and then moves to theory and methodology, contrasting institutionalist with neo-classical economics. Other issues include the rise and significance of corporate capitalism, the role of economic planning, Reaganomics - or trickle-down economics, income distribution and poverty.