Dynamism, Rivalry and the Surplus Economy:
Two Essays on the Nature of Capitalism
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013
Translated by Brian McLean
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Q&A with János Kornai on the book
-- Chavance, Bernard (2015): János Kornai's comparative theory and defense of capitalism. Journal of Comparative Economic Studies, Kyoto, Vol. 10, pp. 45-54.
-- Laki Mihály (2016): Kornai János: Dynamism, rivalry and the surplus economy. BUKSZ [in Hungarian], vol. 28/2, pp. 181-184. Read it here.
-- Móczár József (2015): Kornai' DRSE theory versus general equilibrium theory. Public Finance Quarterly, vol. 2015/2, pp. 194-211. (In Hungarian here.)
-- Nuti, Mario (2014): Kornai -- Shortage versus surplus economies. Read it on Nuti's blog or here. The paper was also presented at the WINIR Conference, Greenwich, London, 2014.
-- Xu, Cheng-Gang (2017): Capitalism and socialism: Review of Kornai's Dynamism, rivalry and the surplus ecomony. CEPR publications. Read it here.
-- Xu, Chenggang (2017): Capitalism and socialism: Review of Kornai's Dynamism, rivalry and the surplus ecomony. Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 55(1), pp. 191–208. Read it here.
Andrew Batson discusses Kornai's book and Xu's review under the title "The continuing relevance of Kornai for China" in his blog.