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Papers by Nicholas Kaldor, 1934 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/62

Scope and Contents

The file comprises:
- off-print 'Mrs Robinson's "Economics of Imperfect Competition"', from 'Economica', Aug. 1934;
- off-print 'On the theory of capital: a rejoinder to Professor Knight', from 'Econometrica', Vol. 6, No. 2, April 1938;
- off-print 'Capital intensity and the trade cycle', from 'Economica', Feb. 1939;
- Committee on the working of the monetary system - minutes and principal memoranda of evidence of Nicholas Kaldor, Oct. 1958;
- off-print 'Economic growth and the problem of inflation, Parts I and II', from 'Economica', Nov. 1959;
- off-print 'The Radcliffe Report', from 'Review of Economics and Statistics', Vol. XLII, No.1, Feb. 1960;
- off-print 'The New Monetarism', from 'Lloyds Bank Review', July 1970;
- roneo typescript 'Capitalism and industrial development: some lessons from Britain's experience', c. 1975;
- photocopied typescript 'The role of manufacturing industry in Britain's economic future', 30 June 1975;
- photocopied typescript 'The poisoned chalice: sterling or Free Trade', 8 Oct. 1975;
- photocopied typescript 'The poisoned chalice: causes of the boom in the 1930s', 9 Oct. 1975;
- photocopied typescript 'The nemesis of Free Trade', lecture delivered at Leeds University, 21 Mar. 1977;
- 'Origins of the new monetarism', the Page Fund Lecture, 3 Dec. 1980 (University College Cardiff Press, 1981);
- photocopied typescript 'The limitations of the General Theory', Apr. 1982, with photocopied typed letter signed with RFK's comments, 8 May 1982;
- photocopied typescript 'Keynesian economics after fifty years', Mar. 1983;
- photocopied galley proof 'Piero Sraffa', undated.


  • 1934 - 1983

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.


1 envelope(s) (17 items in envelope) : paper

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See also 14/4 and 14/113 for additional papers by Nicholas Kaldor, and 14/28 for correspondence involving Kaldor.


Kaldor, Nicholas

Finding aid date

1999-07-24 14:02:25+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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