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Palgrave Macmillan

The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg, Oskar Lange and Michał Kalecki

Volume 1 of Essays in Honour of Tadeusz Kowalik

ISBN 9781137335593
Publication Date December 2013
Formats Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Palgrave Studies in History of Economic Thought Series

Rosa Luxemburg, Oskar Lange and Michał Kalecki made important contributions to twentieth century political economy that guided the thinking of their student Tadeusz Kowalik and his reinterpretation of the Keynesian Revolution. A wide range of contributors to this volume, including G.C. Harcourt and Peter Kriesler, Noemi Levy-Orlik, Gabriele Pastrello, Paul Zarembka, John Bellamy Foster, Roberto Lampa, Meghnad Desai, Marcin Kula, Jo Michell and Andrew Trigg, re-examine the theories of Luxemburg, Lange, Kalecki and Kowalik, by highlighting the common themes in their political economy and the neglected aspects of their work that Kowalik brought together in his writings.

Ewa Karwowski is an Economics PhD Student at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK. She completed her Masters in Development Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in 2008.
Riccardo Bellofiore is Professor of Political Economy at the University of Bergamo, Italy. He teaches Monetary Economics, Advanced Macroeconomics, International Monetary Economics and History of Economic Thought.
Jan Toporowski studied Economics at Birkbeck College, University of London, and at the University of Birmingham, UK. He worked in fund management and international banking and as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Bank of Finland. His most recent book is Michał Kalecki An Intellectual Biography: Volume I Rendezvous in Cambridge 1899-1939 (2013).

Introduction; Riccardo Bellofiore, Ewa Karwowski and Jan Toporowski
1. Michał Kalecki and Rosa Luxemburg on Marx's Schemes of Reproduction: Two Incisive Interpreters of Capital; G.C. Harcourt and Peter Kriesler
2. The Realization Problem: A Reappraisal of Kalecki and Luxemburg Discussion on the Schemes of Reproduction; Noemi Levy-Orlik
3. Luxemburg as an Economist: the Unique Challenge to Marx among Marxists; Gabriele Pastrello
4. Marxist Political Economy without Hegel: Contrasting Marx and Luxemburg to Plekhanov and Lenin; Paul Zarembka
5. Luxemburg and Kalecki: The actuality of Tadeusz Kowalik' Reading of the Accumulation of Capital; Riccardo Bellofiore
6. Polish Marxian Political Economy and US Monopoly Capital Theory: The Influence of Luxemburg, Kalecki, and Lange on Baran and Sweezy and Monthly Review; John Bellamy Foster
7. When Science Meets Revolution: The Influence of Rosa Luxemburg on Oskar Lange's Early Project (1931-1945; Roberto Lampa
8. Lange and Keynes; Jan Toporowski
9. The Walrasian Socialism of Oskar Lange; Meghnad Desai
10. Between Memory and Historical Inquiry: Kalecki and the Warsaw Centre of Research on Underdeveloped Economies: 1962-1968; Marcin Kula
11. The Price Mechanism and the Distribution of Income in Kalecki's Economics and Post-Kaleckian Economics; Jo Michell
12. Financial Fragility and the Kalecki Principle under Expanded Reproduction; Andrew Trigg

Ewa Karwowski, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London UK

Riccardo Bellofiore, University of Bergamo Italy

Jan Toporowski, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London UK

G.C. Harcourt, The University of New South Wales Australia

Peter Kriesler, The University of New South Wales Australia

Noemi Levy-Orlik, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Mexico

Gabriele Pastrello, University of Modena Italy

Paul Zarembka, University at Buffalo USA

John Bellamy Foster, University of Oregon USA

Roberto Lampa, University of Salento Italy

Meghnad Desai, Former Lecturer at the London School of Economics UK

Marcin Kula, Warsaw University, Poland

Jo Michell, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London UK

Andrew Trigg, The Open University UK


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