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Kornai is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In his book, The Socialist System, The Political Economy of Communismhe argued that the command economy based on unchallenged control by a Marxist—Leninist communist party leads to a predominance of bureaucratic administration of state firmsthrough centralized planning and management, and the use of administrative pricing to eliminate the effects of the market.

He became a corresponding memberthen a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Thaler Dani Rodrik Accelerator effect Administered prices Barriers to entry Bounded rationality Conspicuous consumption Conspicuous leisure Conventional wisdom Countervailing power Effective competition Herfindahl index Hiding hand principle Hirschman cycle Instrumentalism Kuznets cycles Market concentration Market power Market structure Penalty of taking the lead Satisficing Shortage economy Structure—conduct—performance paradigm Technostructure Theory of two-level planning Veblen goods Veblenian dichotomy.

This page was last edited on 25 Julyat Presidents of the European Economic Association. Retrieved from ” https: From onward Kornai received many invitations to visit foreign institutions, but he was denied a passport by the Hungarian authorities and was not allowed to travel untilafter political restrictions had begun to ease.


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His later works, including The Road to a Free EconomyHighway and BywaysStruggle and Hope and Welfare in Transitiondeal with macroeconomic aspects and the interaction between politics and economic policy in the period of economic transition in the post-Soviet states.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His book Economics of Shortage is perhaps his most influential work.

János Kornai

Bain Shimshon Bichler Robert A. Myerson John H. He retired from Harvard in In other projects Wikiquote. In Kornai published a book of memoirs, By Force of Thoughtcovering his research and the social and political environments in which he did his work.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Simon Frank Stilwell George W. In the antk s, he was among those who initiated the use of mathematical methods in economic planning. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Views Read Edit View history. Freed Professor of Economics in He gained his knowledge in economics on his own, and holds a candidate degree in the field from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Behavioral Economics Development economics Economic annti English historical school of economics French historical school Historical school of economics Legal realism New Institutional Economics Post-Keynesian economics.


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János Kornai – Wikipedia

His book Anti-Equilibrium criticizes neoclassical economicsparticularly general equilibrium theory. This leads to individual responses to the incentives of this system, ultimately causing observable and inescapable economic phenomena known as the shortage economy. Stiglitz — Tim Besley —. In it, Kornai argued that the chronic shortages seen throughout Eastern Europe in the late s and which continued during the s were not the consequences of planners’ errors or the wrong pricing, but systemic flaws.

Kornai is highly skeptical of efforts to create market socialism.

Presidents of the Econometric Society. Ellis — Erik Lindahl — E. He wrote that he chose to become an economist after reading Marx ‘s Das Kapital. Becker Glenn C. John von Neumann Award recipients.

Jackson Alvin E. A new ten-volume edition of Kornai’s major works began to appear ati Hungarian from a Bratislava publisher in Professor Kornai’s early work Overcentralization created a stir in the West and conveyed for the first time his disillusionment with communist central planning.

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