Una vita nell’economia

A.P. Thirlwall

Abstract


Questo è il contributo di apertura della nuova serie di "Reminiscenze di illustri economisti". Con questo nome la rivista (e la precedente serie della consorella in inglese, la BNL Quarterly Review) pubblicavano saggi autobiografici in cui economisti affermati descrivono il loro percorso intellettuale e riflettono su sviluppi recenti della disciplina. In questo articolo, A.P. Thirlwall riassume la sua biografia intellettuale e personale, trattanto dal lavoro nel Regno Unito alla consulenza in vari paesi in via di sviluppo. Nella discussione, particolare enfasi è data all'ispirazione Keynesiana delle analisi.

The paper is the first inaugural contribution to the new series of "Recollections of Eminent Economists". Under this name, the previous series of the journal used to publish autobiographic essays in which renowned economists described their scientific path and reflected on the recent developments of the discipline. In this work, A.P. Thirlwall recalls his personal and academic biography, ranging from employment in the UK to consultancy work in developing countries, and comments on the reception of his main works. Throughout the discussion, the author emphasizes the Keynesian inspiration of his analyses.

JEL codes: B31, A11, O11, O42

Keywords: A.P. Thirlwall, Recollections, Economic Development, Thirlwall’s Law


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