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Jean-Baptiste Say

Critical Assessments of Leading Economists

Edited by Steven Kates, John C. Wood

Introduction by John Cunningham Wood, Steven Kates

Routledge – 2000 – 1,676 pages

Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Economists

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    978-0-415-19340-5
    June 28th 2000

Description

Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832) is remembered primarily for Say's Law, one of the cornerstones of classical economics. The success of his Traite d'economie Politique made Say the best-known expositor of Adam Smith in Europe and America, and he became France's first professor of political economy.

The set covers the following themes:

* Say in the history of economics

* classical statements on Say's Law

* later statements on Say's Law (the prelude to the General Theory)

* the Keynesian Revolution and the attack on Say's Law

* Lange, Say's Law and the demand for money

* modern reconstructions of Say's Law

* commentaries on classical views relating to Say's Law

* Retrieving the classical understanding of Say's Law.

Contents

Part I: J.-B. Say in the History of Economics

Part II: Classical Statements on Say's Law - General Gluts, Demand Failure and the Business Cycle

Part III: Later-Classical Statements on Say's Law - the Prelude to the General Theory

Part IV: The Keynsian Revolution and the Attack on Say's law

Part V: Lange, Say's Law and the Demand for Money

Part VI: Modern Reconstructions of Say's Law

Part VII: Commentaries on Classical Views Relating to Say's Law: (i) Histories of Say's Law (ii) Karl Marx (iii) Thomas Robert Malthus (iv) James Mill and John Stuart Mill

Part VIII: Retrieving the Classical Understanding of Say's Law

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Name: Jean-Baptiste Say: Critical Assessments of Leading Economists (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Steven Kates, John C. WoodIntroduction by John Cunningham Wood, Steven Kates. Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832) is remembered primarily for Say's Law, one of the cornerstones of classical economics. The success of his Traite d'economie Politique made Say the best-known expositor of Adam Smith in Europe and America,...
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