A Short History Of Economic Thought

Author by : Bo Sandelin
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Description : This book, now in its third edition, provides an elementary introduction to the history of economic thought. A chapter is devoted to each of the major developments in the history of the discipline, before a concluding chapter in which the authors draw together some of the key strands and comment on some major works and textbooks in the history of economic ideas. They also reflect on the changes in economic thinking within the general context of the philosophy of science. This new edition continues to offer the clear and concise coverage of the main schools of thought and paradigm shifts in the field that has become the volume’s trademark. The book has been thoroughly updated throughout in order to reflect changes in the landscape of the field. Details on key thinkers, and aspects of the story such as the evolution of scholarship on growth and development, have been added or expanded, whilst not compromising on the book’s concise approach. Key updates include: Biographical- and bibliographical information is brought up to date throughout the text North American economists John Kenneth Galbraith and Kenneth Ewart Boulding make their first appearance in this edition Information on developments in institutional economics, addressing in particular the works of 2009 Nobel prize winner Elinor Ostrom). This book has become well known for its innovative coverage of the economic thinking of mainland Europe, whilst also addressing Anglo-American trends. It provides a short and highly readable overview of the evolution of economic thought, usable in courses where the history of economic thought constitutes only a small part or required background reading. It continues to be an extremely useful, much needed text for all introductory economics courses in the field.


A Short History Of Economic Thought

Author by : Bo Sandelin
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Description : This book provides an elementary introduction to the history of economic thought and has been considerably overhauled and updated since the appearance of the first edition in 2002. A chapter is devoted to each of the major developments in the history of the discipline, with a brand new introduction setting the scene. This short history of economic thinking covers large ground by outlining the main schools of thought and paradigm shifts in the field. Greater coverage is allowed to the major Anglo-American trends while retaining the innovative coverage of mainland European thinking so characteristic of the original. In the final chapter, the authors draw together some of the key strands and comment on some major works and textbooks in the history of economic ideas. The book concludes by reflecting on the changes in economic thinking within the general context of the philosophy of science


A Short History Of Socialist Economic Thought

Author by : Gerd Hardach
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Publisher by : Hodder Education
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A Short History Of Economic Thought

Author by : Bo Sandelin
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Description : This book provides an elementary introduction to the history of economic thought and has been considerably overhauled and updated since the appearance of the first edition in 2002. A chapter is devoted to each of the major developments in the history of the discipline, with a brand new introduction setting the scene. This short history of economic thinking covers large ground by outlining the main schools of thought and paradigm shifts in the field. Greater coverage is allowed to the major Anglo-American trends while retaining the innovative coverage of mainland European thinking so characteristic of the original. In the final chapter, the authors draw together some of the key strands and comment on some major works and textbooks in the history of economic ideas. The book concludes by reflecting on the changes in economic thinking within the general context of the philosophy of science


The Living Ideas Of Dead Economists

Author by : B. N. Ghosh
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Description : The present book is a fascinating account of the living ideas of dead economists. As the past is given to interact with the present, the old ideas of great economists remain essentially a living subject in the economic universe of discourse. The book outlines the major contributions and ideas of almost all important economists from all recognised schools, in a precise manner. Many of these ideas are found to be useful for the analysis of various economic problems. B.N. Ghosh, PhD (India), M.CIM (UK), GFCR (Harvard), is currently a Professor of Economics, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus. A specialist in Human resource Development and Political Economy, he has published extensively in refereed journals. His books are published, among others, by Arnold Heinemann, Longman, Macmillan, Routledge, Nova Science Publications of New York, Ashgate Publishing and Wisdom House of England. He has undertaken short-term consultancies for various organizations including the University Grants Commission and the United Nations Development Programme. Professor Ghosh is the Director (Hon.) of the Centre for the Study of Human Development in Leeds (England), and the Editor of International Journal of Human Development, Leeds (England). Professor Ghosh's research has ranged over a number of areas including political economy, human resource development, economics, sociology, and anthropology. Some of his recent publications include: Global Financial Crises and Reforms (ed.), (Routledge, London and New York, 2001); Privatisation: The ASEAN Connection (Nova Science Publications, New York, 2000); Gandhian Political Economy (Ashgate Publishing, London, 2006); Contemporary Issues in Development Economics (Routledge, London and New York); Economic Theories: Past and Present (Wisdom House, England, 2001); Contemporary Issues in Modern Macroeconomic Management ((Wisdom House, England, 2005) and Globalization and the Third World (co-ed.), (Macmillan, London and New York. 2006). Professor Ghosh is the recipient of the Emerald Award (UK) for 2005.


A Concise History Of Economic Thought

Author by : G. Vaggi
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Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book presents a brief history of economic thought from the 17th century to the present day. Each chapter examines the key contributions of a major economist or group of economists and includes suggestions for further reading. Economists covered include Keynes, Marshall, Petty and Jevons, and less familiar theorists such as Galiani and Turgot.


A Brief History Of Economic Thought

Author by : Alessandro Roncaglia
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Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : A clear and concise history of economic thought, developed from the author's award-winning book, The Wealth of Ideas.


Economic Thought

Author by : Heinz D. Kurz
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Publisher by : Columbia University Press
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Description : In this concise yet comprehensive history, Heinz D. Kurz traces the long arc of economic thought from its emergence in ancient Greece to its systematic presentation among the classical thinkers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries to the influential work of scholars such as Paul Samuelson and Kenneth J. Arrow. With a keen eye for how economic insights are acquired, lost, and reborn, Kurz focuses on the dynamic individuals who give old ideas new life and the historical events that provoke different approaches and theories. Over the course of this journey, Kurz explains what Adam Smith meant by the "invisible hand"; how Karl Marx's "law of motion" works in capitalist economies; the roots of the Austrian economists' emphasis on the problems of information, incomplete knowledge, and uncertainty; John Maynard Keynes's principle of effective demand and economic stabilization; and the insights and challenges offered by growth theory, welfare economics, game theory, and more. He concludes with a deft summation of world economists' major concerns today and their critical relation to world events.


Early Histories Of Economic Thought 1824 1914 Types Of Economic Theory

Author by : Roger Backhouse
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Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : The books reprinted in this set greatly influenced the way the development of economics was perceived and how the history of economics was viewed. Many of the titles represent the first attempts to chart the history of economics both from European and American perspectives. Titles cover the USA, UK, Germany and France, and include: * History of Political Economy from Antiquity to our days [1880]-"Jerome Adolphe Blanqui" * View of the Progress of Political Economy in Europe [1847]--"Travers Twiss" * A Short History of Political Economy in England [1891]-"L.L. Price" * The History of Economics [1896/1911]-"Henry Dunning MacLeod" * History of Economic Thought [1911/1930]-"Lewis H. Haney" * History of Economic Doctrines [1915]-"Charles Gide"and "Charles Rist" * Types of Economic Theory [1930]-"Othmar Spann" * Philosophy and Political Economy in Some of their Historical Relations [1893]-"James Bonar" * The Development of English Thought: a Study in the Economic Interpretation of History [1899]-"Simon N. Patten" * A Guide to the Study of Political Economy [1876]-"Luigi Cossa"


The History Of Economic Ideas

Author by : Brandon Dupont
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Description : The global financial crisis has drawn attention to the importance of understanding historical ideas and learning lessons from the past. However, it can sometimes be difficult to trace the connections between old ideas and modern day issues. This textbook traces the evolution of economic ideas from the ancient to the modern world by examining the contributions of the most important scholars to some of the most important ideas in economics. The History of Economic Ideas surveys topics that are important for the understanding of contemporary economic issues, including the ethical foundations of modern economics; ideas regarding property rights; price theory; money and interest; public finance; the theories of business cycles and economic growth; international trade; and issues related to population and resource use. The book’s originality lies in its overall organization, which allows readers to explore the development of ideas on a specific topic in detail. Yet it is brief enough to use alongside the original writings on which it is based. Filled with student-friendly features including a series of "Did You Know" facts and end-of-chapter questions, this book is engaging and provides invaluable reading for all students of the history of economic thought and economic issues.