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Adam Smith's legacy : his place in the development of modern economics

Author: Adam Smith; Michael Fry
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors to this collection of essays on Adam Smith, including 10 Nobel Laureates, consider themes as diverse as his use of data, his attitude to human capital and his views on economic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Named Person: Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam Smith; Adam (Philosoph) Smith
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Smith; Michael Fry
ISBN: 0415061644 9780415061643
OCLC Number: 24106361
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, on July 16-17, 1990, to mark the bicentenary of the death of Adam Smith.
Description: xv, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The overdue recovery of Adam Smith's reputation as an economic theorist / Paul A. Samuelson --
Smith's use of data / Lawrence R. Klein --
The general theory of surpluses as a formalization of the underlying theoretical thought of Adam Smith, his predecessors and his contemporaries / Maurice Allais --
Public economic policy : Adam Smith on what the state and other public institutions should and should not do / Richard Stone --
On the wealth of nations / Franco Modigliani --
The supply of labour and the extent of the market / James M. Buchanan --
The invisible hand in modern macroeconomics / James Tobin --
Adam Smith and human capital / Theodore W. Schultz --
The present state of economic science / Wassily Leontief --
Economics : recent performance and future trends / Jan Tinbergen.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Fry.
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