The Evolution of Economic Thought (with Economic Applications and InfoTrac 2-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 8 available in Paperback
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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.
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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 SchoolForerunners. Chapter 5 The Classical SchoolAdam Smith. Chapter 6 The Classical SchoolThomas Robert Malthus. Chapter 7 The Classical SchoolDavid Ricardo. Chapter 8 The Classical SchoolBentham, 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 SchoolForerunners. Chapter 13 The Marginalist SchoolJevons, Menger, von Wieser, and von Böhm-Bawerk. Chapter 14 The Marginalist SchoolEdgeworth and Clark. Chapter 15 The Neoclassical SchoolAlfred Marshall. Chapter 16 The Neoclassical SchoolMonetary Economics. Chapter 17 The Neoclassical SchoolThe Departure from Pure Competition. Chapter 18 Mathematical Economics. Chapter 19 The Institutionalist School. Chapter 20 Welfare Economics. Chapter 21 The Keynesian SchoolJohn Maynard Keynes. Chapter 22 The Keynesian SchoolDevelopments since Keynes. Chapter 23 Theories of Economic Growth and Development. Chapter 24 The Chicago SchoolThe New Classicism. Chapter 25 Concluding Thoughts. Name Index. Subject Index.