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Papers by Joan Robinson, 1932 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/99

Scope and Contents

The file comprises:
- 'Economics is a serious subject' (Cambridge: W. Heffer and Son, 1932);
- off-print 'Imperfect competition and falling supply price', from 'Economic Journal', Vol. XLII, No. 168, Dec. 1932;
- off-print 'A parable on savings and investment', from 'Economica', Feb. 1933;
- 'The economics of imperfect competition' (London: Macmillan, 1933) with, inside, photocopied typed letters signed from John Maynard Keynes to C. R. Fay and G. Shove and from C. R. Fay to Keynes concerning Robinson's lectures, 1935, and a photocopied typescript 'Joan Robinson's criterion for deciding whether market discrimination reduces output', no date or indication of author;
- offprint 'The theory of money and the analysis of output', from 'Review of Economic Studies', Vol. 1, No. 1, Oct. 1933;
- off-print 'Mr Fraser on taxation and returns', from 'Review of Economic Studies', Vol. 1, No. 1, Feb. 1934;
- off-print 'What is perfect competition?', from 'Quarterly Journal of Economics', Vol. XLIX, Nov. 1934;
- 'On rereading Marx' (Cambridge: Students Bookshop Ltd., 1953);
- 'Marx, Marshall and Keynes' (Delhi: School of Economics, University of Delhi, 1955);
- 'An essay on Marxian economics' (London: Macmillan, 1957);
- copy typesscript 'The Kaldor model', 1957;
- 'The accumulation of capital' (London: Macmillan, 1958), with, inside, a typed letter signed and notes from Marjorie Turner to RFK, 8 Dec. 1987, autograph manuscript equations equations, [1938], and an autograph letter signed from A. E. Ingham to D. Champernowne, 5 Sept. 1938;
- review of L. Robbins 'Robert Torrens and the evolution of classical economics' (London: Macmillan, 1958) in 'Cambridge Review', 26 Apr. 1958;
- off-print 'Depreciation', from 'Rivista di Politica Economica', III Series, Fasc. XI, Anno XLIX, Nov. 1959;
- off-print 'Teaching economics', from 'Economic Weekly Annual', Jan. 1960;
- 'Collected economic papers' (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1960) with, inside, off-prints of introductions to vols. 2 and 3 annotated by RFK;
- review of J. K. Galbraith 'The liberal hour' (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1960) in 'Time and Tide', 5 Nov. 1960;
- clipping 'Cuba and the USA', from 'Economic Weekly', 17 Mar. 1962;
- cutting review of Robert Lekachman 'The age of Keynes' (New York: Random House, 1967), from 'New York Review of Books', [1967];
- 'The accumulation of capital' (London: Macmillan, third edition, 1969) with, inside, undated autograph manuscript notes by RFK;
- 'Introduction to the theory of employment' (London: Macmillan, second edition, 1969);
- photocopied typescript 'Reminiscences', 1977;
- photocopied typescript 'Misunderstandings in the theory of production', 1979;
- photocopied typescript 'The theory of normal prices: spring cleaning', Dec.1980, annotated by RFK;
- 'Further contributions to modern economics' (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1980) with, inside, off-prints of 'Misunderstandings in the theory of production', from 'Greek Economic Review', Vol. 1, No. 1, Aug. 1979, and 'The current state of economics', from 'Contributions to Political Economy' 1, 1982;
- photocopied typescripts of 2 lectures 'The arms race', marked by RFK 'Salt Lake City April 1981'.


  • 1932 - 1981


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.


7 volume(s) : paper

27 item(s)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See also 14/65 and 14/100-101 for additional papers by Joan Robinson.


Robinson, Joan

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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