Age of the Economist / Edition 8

Age of the Economist / Edition 8

by Daniel R. Fusfeld
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321031431

ISBN-13: 9780321031433

Pub. Date: 09/03/1998

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

This book presents a historical overview of economics to explain the functioning of a market economy. Through discussion of the major schools of economic thought, along with biographical sketches of the leading economists of each period, The Age of the Economist emphasizes the relationship between economic theory and policy and how both are influenced by events,

Overview

This book presents a historical overview of economics to explain the functioning of a market economy. Through discussion of the major schools of economic thought, along with biographical sketches of the leading economists of each period, The Age of the Economist emphasizes the relationship between economic theory and policy and how both are influenced by events, ideologies and changing economic institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321031433
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
09/03/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.39(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface iii
Introduction 1(6)
1. Economics and the Market Economy
7(6)
2. The Early Days
13(10)
3. Adam Smith
23(14)
4. Classical Economics
37(19)
5. Socialism and Karl Marx
56(19)
6. The Philosophy of Individualism
75(9)
7. Neoclassical Economics
84(15)
8. The Human Family
99(17)
9. Women and the Economy
116(11)
10. The Keynesian Revolution
127(12)
11. Economic Planning
139(15)
12. World War II and the Cold War
154(15)
13. Capitalism After the Second World War
169(28)
14. A Half-Century of High Theory
197(28)
Suggested Reading 225(16)
Name Index 241(3)
Subject Index 244

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