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This book is an ideal reference tool, providing brief biographical data on the economists who have shaped the discipline. It also includes description and analysis of the major features of their economic thought. It provides balanced coverage of all the major traditions and a wide range of economists with more space being devoted to seminal theorists who opened up new ...
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Fifty Major Economists

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Overview

This book is an ideal reference tool, providing brief biographical data on the economists who have shaped the discipline. It also includes description and analysis of the major features of their economic thought. It provides balanced coverage of all the major traditions and a wide range of economists with more space being devoted to seminal theorists who opened up new horizons for economics. This book features:
* lists of the writers works
* guides to further reading
* a glossary of economic terms. Also available:
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203024720
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/29/1999
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 969 KB

Table of Contents


Alphabetical list of contents     ix
Preface     xi
Introduction     xiii
Thomas Mun (1571-1641)     3
William Petty (1623-87)     7
John Locke (1632-1704)     12
Richard Cantillon (1687?-1734?)     17
Francois Quesnay (1694-1774)     21
David Hume (1711-76)     28
Adam Smith (1723-90)     32
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832)     41
Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834)     46
David Ricardo (1772-1823)     51
Antoine Augustin Cournot (1801-77)     59
John Stuart Mill (1806-73)     64
Karl Marx (1818-83)     70
Leon Walras (1834-1910)     78
William Stanley Jevons (1835-82)     84
Carl Menger (1840-1921)     89
Alfred Marshall (1842-1924)     95
Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (1845-1926)     102
John Bates Clark (1847-1938)     109
Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923)     115
Eugen Von Bohm-Bawerk (1851-1914)     121
Knut Wicksell (1851-1926)     126
Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929)     131
Irving Fisher (1867-1947)     137
Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877-1959)     143
John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946)     149
Joseph Schumpeter (1883-1950)     158
Piero Sraffa (1898-1983)     163
Gunnar Myrdal (1898-1987)     168
Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992)     174
Simon Kuznets (1901-85)     181
John von Neumann (1903-57)     187
Joan Robinson (1903-83)     194
Jan Tinbergen (1903-94)     201
John Hicks (1904-89)     208
Wassily Leontief (1906-99)     217
Nicholas Kaldor (1908-86)     223
John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-)     229
Milton Friedman (1912-)     235
Paul Samuelson (1915-)     243
Franco Modigliani (1918-2003)     250
James M. Buchanan (1919-)     256
Douglass Cecil North (1920-)     261
Kenneth J. Arrow (1921-)     267
Barbara R. Bergmann (1927-)     273
Gary Becker (1930-)     280
Amartya Sen (1933-)     286
Daniel Kahneman (1934-)     292
Robert E. Lucas, Jr. (1937-)     300
Joseph Stiglitz (1943-)     306
Glossary     314
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