Fifty Major Economists / Edition 2

Fifty Major Economists / Edition 2

by Steven Pressman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415366496

ISBN-13: 9780415366496

Pub. Date: 04/13/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book is designed as a reference tool for students and writers, providing brief biographical data on the economists who have shaped the discipline of economics, and more extensive exposition and analysis of the major features of their economic thought. Fifty

Major Economists provides balanced coverage of the contributions of a wide range of economists,

Overview

This book is designed as a reference tool for students and writers, providing brief biographical data on the economists who have shaped the discipline of economics, and more extensive exposition and analysis of the major features of their economic thought. Fifty

Major Economists provides balanced coverage of the contributions of a wide range of economists, from Adam Smith to Gary Becker and Robert E. Lucas, with more space being devoted to seminal theorists who opened up new horizons for economics. Lists of the writers' works are included,

along with guides to further reading and a glossary of the economic terms used in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415366496
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/13/2006
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(d)

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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