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Economic theory in retrospect

Author: Mark Blaug
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This is a history of economic thought from Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes -- well, actually from David Hume to Milton Friedman -- but it is a history with a difference. Firstly, it is history of economic theory, not of economic doctrines, that is, it is consistently focused on theoretical analysis, undiluted by entertaining historical disgressions or biolographical colouring. Secondly, it includes detailed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Blaug
ISBN: 0521571537 9780521571531 0521577012 9780521577014
OCLC Number: 223021660
Description: xxv, 750 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Pre-Adamite economics; 2. Adam Smith; 3. Population, diminishing returns and rent; 4. Ricardo's system; 5. Say's Law and classical monetary theory; 6. John Stuart Mill; 7. Marxian economics; 8. The marginal revolution; 9. Marshallian economics: utility and demand; 10. Marshallian economics: cost and supply; 11. Marginal productivity and factor prices; 12. The Austrian theory of capital and interest; 13. General equilibrium and welfare economics; 14. Spatial economics and the classical theory of location; 15. The neoclassical theory of money, interest and prices; 16. Macroeconomics; 17. A methodological postscript.
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This book, first published in 1997, is a history of economic thought from Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes.  Read more...

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'... this last edition of his magnum opus - witty, serious; iconoclastic, devout; in its core unchanged, full of new insights, is the best yet. I cannot imagine a scholar's library - or for that Read more...

 
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