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Essays in the History of Mainstream Political Economy - Warren J. Samuels

Essays in the History of Mainstream Political Economy

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This is a collection of articles on schools, individuals and topics within the mainstream of the history of economic thought. The principal schools are the physiocrats and the English classical economists. The principal individuals are Francois Quesnay, Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, Francis Y. Edgeworth, Friedrich von Wieser, Frank W. Taussig and William H. Hutt. Topics examined include the economic role of government, power, the psychology of economics and the early history of macroeconomics. This book is designed to be of interest to departments of economics and history.

Acknowledgements - Introduction - The Physiocratic Theory of Property and State - The Physiocratic Theory of Economic Policy - Adam Smith and the Economy as a System of Power - The Political Economy of Adam Smith - The Classical Theory of Economic Policy: Non-Legal Social Control - Zu Malthus' 'Essay uber die Entwicklung der Bevolkerung' - Malthus als Theoretiker - Edgeworth's Mathematical Psychics: A Centennial Notice - Ashley's and Taussig's Lectures on the History of Economic Thought at Harvard, 1896-1897 - The Teaching of Business Cycles in 1905-1906: Insight into the Development of Macroeconomic Theory - The Teaching of Monetary Economics in the Early 1900s: Insight Into the Development of Monetary Theory - Preface, 'Friedrich von Wieser in the History of Economic Thought' - Taussig on the Psychology of Economic Policy - Introduction - The Influence of Friedrich von Wieser on Joseph A. Schumpeter - Introduction, William H. Hutt, Economists and the Public

ISBN: 9780333548264
ISBN-10: 0333548264
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 293
Published: 12th July 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1