However, this does not mean formulating the postulate of eliminating the idea of instrumental rationality taken from the microeconomic theory
of the firm.
And over the course of the twentieth century, neoclassical microeconomic theory
, the hard core of neoclassical theory as a whole, had become increasingly interwoven with advanced mathematics and the latter's requirement of a high level of formal integration.
But when two campus police officers, one working for the FBI, paid him a visit on the afternoon of October 24, they weren't interested in discussing his microeconomic theory
First, in Part III, I seek a clearer understanding of the multiple uses of the concept within microeconomic theory
As a microeconomic theory
of production-distribution, the theory of productiveness implies that it is important who owns productive property if property is capable of producing an ever-greater relative proportion of "consumer-useful" products.
Inferences are drawn using both microeconomic theory
and historical parallels found in the market for graduate education.
While too unsystematic to be useful as case studies, these stories of individual human experience, when read together with Yunus' sketches of modified assumptions of microeconomic theory
(to take into account non-material incentives and disincentives), make for interesting and inspiring reading.
In 1946, Friedman succeeded Viner in teaching microeconomic theory
It seems evident to me that we need to seek a non-explanatory rationale for the continuing commitment of economists to neoclassical microeconomic theory
Unfortunately, this blind-spot has prompted him to ignore or downplay some troublesome aspects of microeconomic theory
and public entrepreneurship that are widely recognized in the scholarly literature.
By failing to make economics seem even slightly relevant, most of the knowledge I picked up was limited to study of the now-discredited Philips curve, convoluted flow diagrams explaining how Government spending and tax interrelated, and the excitingworl d of microeconomic theory
Ayres cleared the way for his theories of institutional economics by completely rejecting not only orthodox microeconomic theory
, but also the entire classical tradition in the history of economics.