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Amitava Krishna DuttAmitava Krishna Dutt

Professor of Economics and Political Science
(PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983)
217 O'Shaughnessy

Geographic focus: Asia and developing countries

Thematic interests: Growth and income distribution; development; international economics; political economy; international political economy; macroeconomics.

Current research: Uneven development and North-South interaction; post-Keynesian models of growth and income distribution; macroeconomics of development; consumption and happiness; political economy of war and peace; trade, growth and the environment.

Selected publications:

  • “Uncertainty, Power, Institutions and Crisis: Implications for the Future of Capitalism” in Review of Keynesian Economics 3, 1 (2015)

  • “Could more flexibility of labor markets help to resume growth? Lessons of an Amended Kaleckian Model” (coauthored), in L. Mamica and P. Tridico, eds., Economic Policy and Financial Crisis (Routledge, 2014)

  • “Dimensions of Pluralism in Economics” in Review of Political Economy, 26, 4 (2014)

  • Pathways to Economic Development (Oxford University Press, 2014)

  • Economics and Ethics: An Introduction (coauthored with Charles Wilber), revised and expanded paperback edition (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013).

  • “Endogenous Technological Change in Classical-Marxian Models of Growth and Distribution,” in T. Michl, A. Rezai and L. Taylor, eds., Social Fairness and Economics: Economic Essays in the Spirit of Duncan Foley (Routledge, 2013).

  • “The Global Financial Crisis: Views from Asia” (review essay), Development and Change 44, 1 (2013)

  • “Government Spending, Aggregate Demand and Economic Growth,” Review of Keynesian Economics 1, 1 (2013)

  • “Post-Keynesianism and the Role of Aggregate Demand in Development Economics,” in Geoff C. Harcourt and Peter Kreisler, eds., Oxford Handbook of Post-Keynesian Economics (Oxford University Press, 2013).

  • “Distributional Dynamics in Post-Keynesian Growth Models,” Journal of Post Keynesian Economics 34, 3 (2012)

  • “Education, Growth and Distribution: Classical-Marxian Economic Thought and a Simple Model” (with Roberto Veneziani), Papers in Political Economy 61 (2011–12). “Growth, Distribution and Crises” in Hansjörg Herr, Torsten Niechoj, Claus Thomasberger, Achim Truger, and Till van Treeck, eds., From crisis to growth? The Challenge of Imbalances and Debt (Metropolis Verlag, 2012)

  • “The Kaleckian Growth Model: An Introduction,” Metroeconomica 63, 1 (2012)

  • “Institutional Change and Economic Development: Concepts, Theory And Political Economy,” Journal Of Institutional Economics 7, 4 (2011)

  • “Macroeconomic Theory After The Crisis,” Review Of Radical Political Economics 43, 3 (September 2011)

  • “Alternative Models of Growth and Distribution with a Simple Formulation of Endogenous Technological Change,” in Christian Gehrke and Neri Salvadori, eds., Keynes, Sraffa, And The Criticism Of Neoclassical Theory: Essays In Honor Of Heinz Kurz (Routledge, 2011)

  • “Economic Growth and Income Distribution: Kalecki, the Kaleckians, and their Critics,” in P. Arestis, ed., Macroeconomics And Economic Policy (Macmillan Palgrave, 2011)

  • “Growth and Income Distribution: A Post-Keynesian Perspective,” in E. Hein And E. Stockhammer, eds., A Modern Guide to Keynesian Macroeconomics and Economic Policies (Edward Elgar, 2011)

  • “The Role of Aggregate Demand in Classical-Marxian Models of Economic Growth,” Cambridge Journal of Economics 35, 2 (2011)

  • “Keynesian Growth Theory in The 21st Century,” in Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer, eds., Twenty-First Century Keynesian Economics (Macmillan Palgrave, 2010)

  • Coauthor, Economics and Ethics (Macmillan-Palgrave, 2010); coeditor, New Directions in Development Ethics (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010)

  • “Keynesian Growth Theory in the 21st Century,” in Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer, eds., Twenty-first Century Keynesian Economics (Macmillan Palgrave, 2010)

  • “Reconciling the Growth of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply,” in Mark Setterfield, ed., Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Growth (Edward Elgar, 2010)

  • Coeditor, Happiness, Economics and Politics (Edward Elgar, 2009)

  • Coauthor, “International Institutions, Globalization and the Inequality Among Nations,” Progress in Development Studies, (October, 2009)

  • Coeditor, International Handbook of Development Economics, 2 vol. (Edward Elgar, 2008)

  • Coauthor, “A Decade of Reforms: The Indian Economy in the 1990s,” in Lance Taylor, ed., External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe and Brazil (Oxford University Press, 2006)

  • Coauthor, “Growth, Distribution and the Environment: Sustainable Development for India,” World Development (February 1996)

  • Growth, Distribution and Uneven Development (Cambridge University Press, 1990)




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