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The Baltic Exchange: Mutual Influences between Economists in the German and Swedish Language Areas


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Title: The Baltic Exchange: Mutual Influences between Economists in the German and Swedish Language Areas
Authors: Sandelin, Bo
Trautwein, Hans-Michael
Issue Date: 15-Feb-2008
University: Göteborg University. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economics
Publication type: report
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
288
Keywords: Germany
Sweden
influence
history of economic thought
JEL-Codes: B10; B20
Abstract: In the 19th and 20th centuries economists of the German and Swedish language areas strongly influenced each other and made significant contributions to the development and critique of neoclassical economics. In our paper, we focus on the prominent contributions of Wicksell, Cassel, Hayek and Myrdal, but consider also others, such as Lutz, Neisser, Palander and Schneider. It might look far fetched to describe their interaction as a “Baltic exchange”, since (for example) Vienna is not part o... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/9563
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