A Flourishing Economist: A Review Essay on Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change
Journal of Economic Literature
no. 1, March 2014
In his recent Mass Flourishings, Edmund Phelps makes a strong and eloquent plea for a more dynamic economy, which he sees not only as a key for economic performance, but also as necessary for what he calls "the good life." This review essay evaluates those claims in the light of economic history.
"A Flourishing Economist: A Review Essay on Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change."
Journal of Economic Literature,
Institutions and the Macroeconomy
Economic History: General
Economic Development: General
Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights: General
Capitalist Systems: Political Economy