Historical Analysis in Economics

Historical Analysis in Economics

by Graeme Snooks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415088259

ISBN-13: 9780415088251

Pub. Date: 11/15/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Neo-classical economics is frequently criticised for paying inadequate attention to historical processes. However, it has proved easier to make broad claims that 'history matters' than to theorise with any depth about the appropriate role for history in economic analysis.
Historical Analysis in Economics considers what history can contribute to the

Overview

Neo-classical economics is frequently criticised for paying inadequate attention to historical processes. However, it has proved easier to make broad claims that 'history matters' than to theorise with any depth about the appropriate role for history in economic analysis.
Historical Analysis in Economics considers what history can contribute to the science of economics: how would it matter if 'history mattered?'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415088251
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/15/1993
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contributors: Paul A. David, Stanford University, USA; Lionel Frost, La Trobe University, Australia; Leslie Hannah, London School of Economics; Tim Hatton, Essex University; G.R. Hawke, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; Paul Johnson, London School of Economics; Stephen Nicholas, University of New South Wales, Australia; David Pope, Australian National University; Graeme Snooks; Jeffrey Williamson, Harvard University, USA

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