Economics

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Chicago Review Press,
Pub. Date:
2007.
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English
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Economic ideas and trends play a crucial yet little-understood role in the development of the world in which we live and are therefore vital to understanding our society today. From mercantilists through Keynesians to modern economic thought, this handbook covers 50 of the greatest minds and 10 core theories. Including Hume, Smith, Marx, and von Mises, succinct biographies reach behind the personalities and reveal the outstanding contribution each has made to this internationally important and pervasive discipline. The essential concepts and themes have been expertly selected and the complex issues clearly explained within a social, political, and cultural context, allowing the rich history of economic thought to be told and the motivations behind its phenomenal global development to be understood.
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9781556526664
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table_of_contents Pre-classical economics. Aristotle ; St. Thomas Aquinas ; Ibn Kaldhun ; Thomas Mun ; John Locke ; Economics and the economy ; David Hume -- Classical economics. William Petty ; Richard Cantillon ; François Quesnay ; Adam Smith ; Money and finance ; Thomas Malthus ; David Ricardo ; John Stuart Mill ; Karl Marx -- Neoclassical economics. Competition ; Piero Sraffa ; Alfred Marshall ; W. Stanley Jevons ; Leon Walrus ; Carl Menger ; Say's law ; Knut Wicksell ; Irving Fisher ; John Hicks ; Paul Samuelson ; Milton Friedman ; Friedrich Hayek ; Robert Mundell -- Keynesian economics. Growth theory ; John Maynard Keynes ; Don Patinkin ; Joan Robinson ; Joseph E. Stiglitz ; Uncertainty and information ; Abba Lerner ; Nicholas Kaldor ; James Buchanen ; Robert Eisner ; Alan Greenspan ; Edmund Phelps ; Paul Krugman -- Historical and institutional economics. Consumer behavior ; Gustav von Schmoller ; Georg Friedrich Kapp ; Robert L. Heilbroner ; Peter Kropotkin ; Thorstein Veblen ; Business cycle theory ; Karl Wilhelm Kapp ; John Kenneth Galbraith ; Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Development economics. Simon Kuznets ; Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen ; Economic development ; Joseph Schumpeter ; Wassily Leontief ; Amartya Sen.
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