ISBN-10:
1111823677
ISBN-13:
9781111823672
Pub. Date:
05/30/2012
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
The Evolution of Economic Thought (with Economic Applications and InfoTrac 2-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 8

The Evolution of Economic Thought (with Economic Applications and InfoTrac 2-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 8

by Stanley Brue, Randy Grant
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Overview

In this scholarly and timely presentation of the history of economic thought, you'll see how new ideas, evidence, problems and values can be used to reconsider basic disputes and major contributions of the past. THE EVOLUTION OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT, 8e covers the history of economics, the philosophies that drive the economic way of thinking, the ideas of the great economic thinkers and their logical connections to the world. You'll see how Robert Solow's pioneering model can be used to discuss recent renewed emphasis on growth theory and technological change and will explore antitrust perspectives and game theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781111823672
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/30/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stanley L. Brue did his undergraduate work at Augustana College (S.D.) and received its Distinguished Achievement Award in 1991. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He is a professor at Pacific Lutheran University where he has been honored as a recipient of the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award. Professor Brue has also received the national Leavey Award for excellence in economic education. He has served as national president and chair of the Board of Trustees of Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honorary. For relaxation, he enjoys international travel, attending sporting events, and skiing with family and friends.


Randy Grant did his undergraduate work at Pacific Lutheran University and received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He is a professor and the department chair at Linfield College, where he has been honored as a recipient of the Edith Green Distinguished Professor Award and the Greek Letter Organizations Professor of the Year award. Professor Grant specializes in U.S. Economic History and Public Policy.

Table of Contents

Preface xi. Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview. Chapter 2 The Mercantilist School. Chapter 3 The Physiocratic School. Chapter 4 The Classical School—Forerunners. Chapter 5 The Classical School—Adam Smith. Chapter 6 The Classical School—Thomas Robert Malthus. Chapter 7 The Classical School—David Ricardo. Chapter 8 The Classical School—Bentham, Say, Senior, and Mill. Chapter 9 The Rise of Socialist Thought. Chapter 10 Marxian Socialism. Chapter 11 The German Historical School. Chapter 12 The Marginalist School—Forerunners. Chapter 13 The Marginalist School—Jevons, Menger, von Wieser, and von Böhm-Bawerk. Chapter 14 The Marginalist School—Edgeworth and Clark. Chapter 15 The Neoclassical School—Alfred Marshall. Chapter 16 The Neoclassical School—Monetary Economics. Chapter 17 The Neoclassical School—The Departure from Pure Competition. Chapter 18 Mathematical Economics. Chapter 19 The Institutionalist School. Chapter 20 Welfare Economics. Chapter 21 The Keynesian School—John Maynard Keynes. Chapter 22 The Keynesian School—Developments since Keynes. Chapter 23 Theories of Economic Growth and Development. Chapter 24 The Chicago School—The New Classicism. Chapter 25 Concluding Thoughts. Name Index. Subject Index.

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