The Economic Surplus: Theory, Measurement, Applications

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Index
Actual economic surplus, 30, 44 n.11
Actual surplus: before direct taxation (Surplus I), 40, 72, 74-75, 102-3; after direct taxation (Surplus II), 40, 74- 75, 81, 102-3, 130; "investable" (Surplus III), 40-41, 72, 74-75, 81, 83, 85-87, 92-94, 103-4, 130; vs. potential, 6, 29-30, 34-35, 39-43, 44 nn.2, 3, 11, 72-73, 80 n.8, 130-31, 135 n.4
Agricultural surplus, 7, 47-48; basic pure peasant economy model, 7, 50, 51-56; economic development and, 65-67; government extraction alternatives, 49-50, 56-60, 62 nn.10, 11, 66-67, 130, 131-32; industrializing economy and, 7, 65-67; in Jamaica, 7-8; manufacturing dependence upon, 16-17, 18-19, 56-60, 66, 107-8; meaning of, 48-51; population growth affecting, 51-54; production capital intensity of, 15-16; production techniques of, 15; relative prices alteration, 56-60; Social Accounting Matrix measurement of, 48-51, 61 n.2; spending pattern of surplus recipients and, 16; surplus size and composition, pure peasant economy, 54-56; Tableau Économique and, 15-19; utilization alternatives of, 54-56
Agricultural wages, 41-43
Alexander, Carlton, 115
Allais, Maurice, 4
Annual Abstract of Statistics, 78-79
Arrate, Jorge, 4-5, 10 n.5
Ashenheim family, 112
Baran, Paul: actual vs. potential surplus, 6, 11, 29-30, 34-35, 39-40, 42-43, 44 nn.2, 3, 72-73, 80 n.8, 130-31, 135 n.4; monopoly capitalism, 8, 72-73, 77, 81; "productive" vs. "unproductive" labor, 6-7, 25-27, 28 n.13, 14, 33-35, 38-39, 44 n.8, 45 n.15, 71-72, 130-31; subsistence consumption definition, 30-33, 36-37, 44-45 nn.9, 14; subsistence wage theory, 6, 8, 37, 123- 24 n.1
Bauxite levy, 70, 85, 92, 99 n.6, 106-7, 120-22
Boserup, E., 51-56
Chile, 91-92
Classical Political Economy: Adam Smith economic growth theory, 20-22, 28 n.10; David Ricardo economic growth

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figure and Tables ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • I - Introduction 1
  • 1: Surplus and Economic Development 3
  • II - Theory and Measurement 11
  • 2 - The Role of Surplus in Classical Political Economy 13
  • Notes 27
  • 3 - Making Surplus Visible: A National Accounts Approach 29
  • Notes 43
  • 4 - Accumulation and the Agricultural Surplus 47
  • Notes 61
  • III - An Application: Jamaica under Manley 63
  • 5 - Size and Distribution of the Surplus 65
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 5: SOURCES AND QUALITY OF DATA 78
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 5: SOURCES AND QUALITY OF DATA 79
  • Mechanisms of Stagnation 81
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 6: SURPLUS ACROSS COUNTRIES AND OVER TIME 92
  • 7 - The Role of Interest Groups 101
  • Notes 123
  • IV - Concluding Observations 127
  • 8: Is Surplus Obsolete? 129
  • References 137
  • Index 147
  • About the Author 153
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