Planning red plenty

Posted: 29 July 2010 in Uncategorized
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I’ll have to find a copy of Francis Spufford’s Red Plenty, since the focus was the subject of my doctoral dissertation (“Optimal Planning Theory and Theories of Socialist Planning” at the University of Massachusetts Amherst) and, in chapters 2 and 3 of Development and Globalization, I develop a critique of the mathematical models and social consequences of optimal planning theory.

  1. Nick Krafft says:

    Would you be interested in turning your dissertation into a few digestable blog posts? That would be fun to read.

  2. David Ruccio says:

    I’ll leave that to someone else, Nick. But I’ll write about Red Plenty after I get a chance to read it. . .

  3. Nick Krafft says:

    Fair enough.

  4. […] two years ago, I told myself (and the world) that I needed to find a copy of Francis Spufford’s Red Plenty. […]

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