A History of Economic Theory and Method / Edition 4

A History of Economic Theory and Method / Edition 4

by Robert B. Ekelund, Robert F. Hebert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0070213275

ISBN-13: 9780070213272

Pub. Date: 09/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Offering an in-depth coverage of economic ideas from ancient times to the present, this outstanding text delivers today's student powerful insight into the broad scope of past intellectual contributions to the evolution of contemporary economic thinking. Notably shying from a mind-numbing encyclopedic listing of isolated people and dusty ideas, the authors provide

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Offering an in-depth coverage of economic ideas from ancient times to the present, this outstanding text delivers today's student powerful insight into the broad scope of past intellectual contributions to the evolution of contemporary economic thinking. Notably shying from a mind-numbing encyclopedic listing of isolated people and dusty ideas, the authors provide engaging discourse of both the ideas which have shaped contemporary economic theory and the different methods used for problem solving. The result is a wonderfully sound and inviting history.

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ISBN-13:
9780070213272
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.61(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION AND EARLY BEGINNINGS:Economics and Its History. Ancient and Medieval Economic Thought. Mercantilism and the Dawn of Capitalism. The Emergence of a Science: Petty, Cantillon, and the Physiocrats. PART TWO: THE CLASSICAL PERIOD: Adam Smith: System Builder. Classical Economic Analysis (I): Utility, Population, and Money. Classical Economic Analysis (II): John Stuart Mill: Economic Policy in the Classical Period. PART THREE: REACTIONS AND ALTERNATIVES TO CLASSICAL THEORY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: Socialists and Historicists. Karl Marx and "Scientific Socialism." PART FOUR: MICROECONOMICS IN EUROPE AND ENGLAND: Microeconomics in France: Cournot and Dupuit. Microeconomics in Vienna: Menger, Wiesner, and Bohm-Bawerk. Microeconomics in England: William Stanley Jevons. Alfred Marshall and the Development of Partial-Equilibrium Analysis. Leon Walras and the Development of General-Equilibrium Analysis. PART FIVE: TWENTIETH-CENTURY PARADIGMS: (and more...)

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