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By G. Fletcher

During this new number of essays, starting from biography to severe surveys of opinion, the occasions of Robertson's existence and profession, his contributions to economics, the all-important impact of temperament at the improvement of his notion, his courting with Keynes and the problems in his competition to the Keynesian revolution are thought of.

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Robertson on Industrial Fluctuation, London: Macmillan. H. 1915, A Study of Industrial Fluctuation: An Enquiry into the Character and Causes of the So-Called Cyclical Movements of Trade, London: PS King. H. 1922, Money, Cambridge Economic Handbooks II, London: Nisbet. H. 1923a, The Control of Industry, Cambridge Economic Handbooks IV, reprinted 1924, London: Nisbet. H. 1923b, The Ebb and Flow of Unemployment, ‘The New Way’ Series No. 6, London: The Daily News. H. 1926, Banking Policy and the Price Level: An Essay in the Theory of the Trade Cycle, London: PS King.

323) The first part of the quotation is referred to twice in the text of the ensuing chapter and the second part is also used on the title page of LEP. The White Knight, banished from Money nevertheless makes two entirely successful appearances in COI. Chapter IX, ‘Collectivism and Communism’, is headed by the quotation in which he casts doubt on the likelihood of an ultimately desired outcome, the collectivist ideal, ever being realised: ‘Well, not the next day’, the Knight repeated as before: ‘not the next day.

98; and Hicks, 1966, p. 26). Finally, we might refer to the ‘Alice’ quotation that stands on the title page of Robertson’s shortest, most forbidding book – and one which is otherwise a literary wasteland – BPPL. ’ ‘A nasty vicious temper’, the Red Queen remarked. (TLG, p. 319) Needless to say it turned up again – in ‘The Trade Cycle: An Academic View’, 1937 (in Hicks, 1966, p. 94). III The second category of references is labelled ‘Bible’ and encompasses those made to the Authorised Version of the Bible (1611) and the Book of Common Prayer (1662).

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