A Critical Analysis of the Contributions of Notable Black Economists

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Taylor & Francis, 5 juil. 2017 - 138 pages
This book introduces and critically analyzes the achievements of major black economists and their contributions to the realm of economic thought. The book begins with a brief overview of the contribution of Africans to philosophy and economic thought and goes on to discuss individuals who have made the most significant contributions to this field. There is particular reference to their background and influences including a critical analysis of individual thought. Kojo Quartey's book provides an essential supplement to any economic history text.
 

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1 The Nature of Economics
1
2 The Ancient African Scholars
4
3 William Edward Burghardt Du Bois The Multidisciplinary Scholar 18681963
14
4 Sir W Arthur Lewis Development Economist and Nobel Laureate 19151990
38
5 Kwame Nkrumah The African Socialist 19091972
48
6 Thomas Sowell A Neoclassical Thinker 1930
54
7 Walter E Williams Free Enterprise Champion 1936
63
8 Glenn Loury SelfHelp Advocate 1948
69
9 William Darity Jr Contemporary Ethnic Researcher 1953
76
10 Andrew F Brimmer The Business Consultant 1926
79
11 Phyllis Ann Wallace A Female Pioneer 1920?1993
86
12 Clifton R Wharton Jr A Trailblazer 1926
91
13 Concluding Comments
96
Bibliography
100
Index
120
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