• Table of Contents
    • Abstract
    • Keywords
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      • 1 Biography and intellectual development
      • 2 The theory of wages
      • 3 Value theory
      • 4 Welfare economics
      • 5 The Keynesian revolution and the theory of money
      • 6 Growth and capital theory
      • 7 Other topics
      • 8 Retrospect
    • Bibliography
    • How to cite this article

Hicks, John Richard (19041989)

Christopher Bliss
From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008
Edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume
Alternate versions available: 1987 Edition
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This biographical review of the life and works of John Hicks covers his contributions to numerous fields, and in each case assesses the particular contributions for which he was responsible. The fields concerned are The Theory of Wages, Value Theory, Welfare Economics, The Keynesian Revolution, Monetary Theory, Growth and Capital Theory, and Other Topics. An extensive bibliography of Hicks's writings is provided. Two points that are stressed are the unusual departure point for Hicks's thought in the general equilibrium ideas of European economists, and the radical effect on Hicks of Keynes's ideas.
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Bliss, Christopher. "Hicks, John Richard (1904–1989)." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Second Edition. Eds. Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online. Palgrave Macmillan. 01 August 2014 <http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/article?id=pde2008_H000052> doi:10.1057/9780230226203.0729

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