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Medema, Steven G.

Works: 63 works in 330 publications in 5 languages and 7,662 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: HB75, 330.1
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Economics and the law : from Posner to post-modernism by Nicholas Mercuro( Book )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
"This is an expanded second edition of Nicholas Mercuro and Steven Medema's influential book Economics and the Law, whose publication in 1998 marked the most comprehensive overview of the various schools of thought in the burgeoning field of Law and Economics. Each of these competing yet complementary traditions has both redefined the study of law and exposed the key economic implications of the legal environment. The book remains true to the scope and aims of the first edition, but also takes account of the field's evolution. At the book's core is an expanded discussion of the Chicago school, Public Choice Theory, Institutional Law and Economics, and New Institutional Economics. A new chapter explores the Law and Economics literature on social norms, today an integral part of each of the schools of thought. The chapter on the New Haven and Modern Civic Republican approaches has likewise been expanded. These chapters are complemented by a discussion of the Austrian school of Law and Economics. Each chapter now includes an "At Work" section presenting applications of that particular school of thought. By providing readers with a concise, noncritical description of the broad contours of each school, this book illuminates the fundamental insights of a field with important implications not only for economics and the law, but also for political science, philosophy, public administration, and sociology."--Publisher's website
A history of economic thought : the LSE lectures by Lionel Robbins Robbins( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Lionel Robbins' now famous lectures on the history of economic thought comprise one of the greatest accounts since World War II of the evolution of economic ideas. This volume represents the first time those lectures have been published
The hesitant hand : taming self-interest in the history of economic ideas by Steven G Medema( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 490 libraries worldwide
The author explores what has been perhaps the central controversy in modern economics from Adam Smith to today. He traces the theory of market failure from the 1840s through the 1950s and subsequent attacks on this view by the Chicago and Virginia schools
Foundations of research in economics : how do economists do economics? ( Book )
29 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Foundations of Research in Economics: How do Economists do Economics? brings together some of the leading figures from many different schools of thought. This volume ranges across all aspects of professional discourse, ensuring that it will be widely read by economists active in many different areas of research while being of particular interest to economic theorists, methodologists and historians of economics
The role of government in the history of economic thought ( Book )
11 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Ronald H. Coase by Steven G Medema( Book )
12 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 libraries worldwide
The book also provides a preliminary assessment of Coase's legacy within economics, including a discussion of the links between Coase's work and the development of the New Institutional Economics and of law and economics that have grown up so much as a result of Coase's analysis
Coasean economics : law and economics and the new institutional economics by Steven G Medema( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
This collection assesses the development of `Coasean Economics' - those aspects of economic analysis that have evolved out of the ground-breaking work of Ronald Coase. Two major strands of research can be identified here: law and economics and the New Institutional Economics. While both law and economics and the analysis of institutions by no means originated with or evolved solely from Coase's work, it is undeniable that his contributions, particularly in The Nature of the Firm and The Problem of Social Cost, played a major role in shaping the contemporary manifestations of these areas of inquiry. This volume focuses on the firm, the Coase theorem, and law and economics - those aspects of economic analysis with which Coase is most closely identified. Along with these come several essays on methodology and one on transitional economies, all against the underlying background of Coase's contributions and influence, and the implications of these for how we do economics. Taken together, this volume offers a unique perspective on `Coasean Economics' as well as on the potential future direction of economic analysis
The history of economic thought : a reader by Steven G Medema( Book )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and German and held by 265 libraries worldwide
With clearly written summaries putting each selection into context and useful questions for discussion, this reader should be useful to students and lecturers of the history of economic thought and goes beyond the simple reprinting of articles. Selections and discussions include such thinkers as Aristotle, John Locke, Francois Quesnay, David Hume, Jean Baptiste Say, Karl Marx, William Stanley Jevons, Irving Fisher and Thorstein Veblen. The volume can be used as a core textbook or as a supplementary text on courses in economic thought and philosophy. It should provide readers with a good foundation in the different schools of thought that run through economics
Gardiner C. Means, institutionalist and post Keynesian by Warren J Samuels( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
The legacy of Ronald Coase in economic analysis ( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Historians of economics and economic thought : the construction of disciplinary memory by Steven G Medema( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
"This collection summarizes the work of key historians of economics and attempts to quantify their impact. Some of these writers such as Friedrich Hayek and Joan Robinson are already assured of their place among the greatest economists of the twentieth century, while the collection also stresses the influence of those still active in shaping our perceptions - the likes of Mark Blaug, Samuel Hollander, and Donald Winch."
The economy as a process of valuation by Warren J Samuels( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Economics broadly considered : essays in honor of Warren J. Samuels ( Book )
11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Foundations of the American economy : the American colonies from inception to independence ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The economist as public intellectual ( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Paul Samuelson on the history of economic analysis : selected essays by Paul A Samuelson( Book )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
As one of the most famous economists of the twentieth century, Paul Anthony Samuelson revolutionized many branches of economic theory. As a diligent student of his predecessors, he reconstructed their economic analyses in the mathematical idiom he pioneered. Out of Samuelson's more than eighty articles, essays, and memoirs, the editors of this collection have selected seventeen. Twelve are mathematical reconstructions of some of the most famous work in the history of economic thought - work by David Hume, Francois Quesnay, Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and others. One is a methodological essay defending the Whig history that he was sometimes accused of promulgating; two deal with the achievements of Joseph Schumpeter and Denis Robertson; and two review theoretical developments of his own time: Keynesian economics and monopolistic competition. The collection provides readers with a sense of the depth and breadth of Samuelson's contributions to the study of the history of economics
Chicago price theory ( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Intellectual legacies in modern economics ( serial )
in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Jacob Viner : lectures in economics 301 by Jacob Viner( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This book presents, for the first time, a detailed transcription of Jacob Viner's Economics 301 class as taught in 1930. These lecture notes provide insight into the legacy of Jacob Viner, whose seminal contributions to fields such as international economics and the history of economics are well known, but whose impact in sparking the revival of Marshallian microeconomics in the United States via his classroom teaching has been less appreciated. - Generations of graduate students at the University of Chicago have taken Economics 301. The course has been taught by such luminaries as Milton Friedman and Gary Becker, and remains an introduction to the analytical tools of microeconomics and the distinctive Chicago way of thinking about the market system. This demanding and rigorous course first became famous in the 1930s when it was taught by Jacob Viner. - When read in tandem with the Transaction editions of Milton Friedman's Price Theory, Frank Knight's The Economic Organization, and Gary Becker's Economic Theory, Viner's lectures provide the reader with important insights into the formative period of Chicago price theory. These recently discovered notes from Viner's class will be important for historians of economic thought and anyone interested in the origins of the Chicago School of Economics
Economics Broadly Considered Essays in Honour of Warren J. Samuels by Jeff Biddle( file )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Warren J. Samuels has been a prominent figure in the study of economics in the twentieth century. This book brings together essays by leading scholars in the areas of economics in which Samuels has made his most important contributions: the history of economic thought, economic methodology, and institutional and post-Keynesian economics. This work is designed to give the reader a sense of the breadth and possibilities of economics. The essays, all published here for the first time, investigate issues such as:The institutional structures that shape economic activity and pe
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Medema, Steve G. 1963-
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