Backhau, Jurgen G.

The Beginnings of Scholarly Economic Journalism. - Dordrecht : Springer, 2011. - 1 online resource (165 p.) - eBooks on Demand The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences . - The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences .

The Beginnings of ScholarlyEconomic Journalism; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1: "A Staggering World": Karl Polanyi's Contribution to Der Österreichische Volkswirt*; 1.1 Polanyi and the Volkswirt; 1.2 Polanyi's Articles: An Overview; 1.3 Social Struggles in England; 1.4 A Democratic-Corporatist Transformation; 1.5 World Politics Transformed; References; Chapter 2: Polanyi on Markets, Democracy and the Crisis of Liberalism; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Market, State and Liberal Ideology; 2.3 The Double Movement and the "Great Transformation" 2.4 The Crisis of Liberalism in Polanyi's Early German Writings2.5 Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: What Would the Emperors Have Done Differently in 1914 if One of Their Advisors Had Carefully Followed the Österreichische Volkswirt ?*; References; Chapter 4: Demography in Germany at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century in the Light of Der Deutsche Volkswirt*; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Scientific Status of Demography in Germany at the Turn to the Twentieth Century; 4.3 Attempts to Introduce Consistent Statistical Data in Scientific Research; 4.4 Political Economics 4.5 "Der Deutsche Volkswirt" and Demography4.6 The Nazi Time; References; Chapter 5: Issues of Economic Policy in Germany in the Interbellum; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Monetary Theory; 5.2.1 The Nature and Value of Money: Menger and Knapp; 5.2.2 Federn on Knapp and Mises; 5.3 Business Cycle Theory; 5.4 The Constitution of the State: State Reform and Finance Reform; 5.5 Some Aspects of the Economic Constitution; 5.6 The Attitude of DVW Towards National Socialism and Neo-Liberalism; 5.6.1 Attitude of the DVW to National Socialism Before and After 1933; 5.6.2 The Roots of Neo-Liberalism 5.7 ConclusionReferences; Chapter 6: On "The Europeanization of Persia" by N. Basseches; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Agriculture; 6.3 Trade, Industry, and Capital; 6.4 Summary and Conclusions; References; Chapter 7: The Austrian and German "Economist" in the Interwar Period: International Aspects; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Versailles; 7.3 The Reparations; 7.3.1 Reactions; 7.3.2 Plans; 7.4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: From Stabilization to Depression: Comments in the Österreichische Volkswirt on Economic Policy in Austria Between 1923 and 1929*; 8.1 Der Österreichische Volkswirt (1908-1998) 8.2 The Economic Problem of "Deutschösterreich" Between the World Wars8.3 The Stabilization of the Post-War Economy; 8.4 The Reconstruction of the Capital Market; 8.5 Structural Imbalances and Lebensfähigkeit (Viability) of the Austrian Economy; 8.6 Banks; 8.7 Portents of Crisis: The Collapse of the Bodencreditanstalt; 8.8 The OVw's General Views on Economic Policy; 8.9 The OVw's Support for the Constitution and for Parliamentary Democracy; References; Chapter 9: Gustav Stolper: Mentor of a Young German Democrat Chapter 10: How to Fight Unemployment? A Review of the Strategy Discussion in "Der Deutsche Volkswirt", 1930-1932

The twin journals, Der Osterreichische Volkswirt (The Austrian Economist) and Der Deutsche Volkswirt (The German Economist) were created by Gustav Stolper, godfather of Joseph Schumpeter, first in Vienna and then after the First World War, in Berlin. Schumpeter was to become a frequent contributor of the Berlin-based journal, which combined a successful blend of economic analysis and political and business insider knowledge which Stolper gained with his famous and sought after parties at his Wannsee villa. The two publications offer a kaleidoscope of many different ideas and concepts, some of

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Economics -- Austria -- History.
Economics -- Germany -- History.
German newspapers -- History -- 20th century.
Journalism, Commercial -- Austria -- History.
Journalism, Commercial -- Germany -- History.


Electronic books.

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