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  1. Utilitarianism and Malthus’ Virtue Ethics

    Respectable, Virtuous and Happy

    By Sergio Cremaschi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The die-hard image of Malthus the ogre has not completely disappeared yet. And yet, Malthus showed no less concern than Adam Smith for the labouring poor. In order to make full sense of such expression of concern and to appraise their relevance in Malthus’s work, we need to know what moral...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Fighting Market Failure

    Collected Essays in the Cambridge Tradition of Economics

    By Maria Cristina Marcuzzo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This collection brings together fifteen essays published between 1994 and 2008 which all look into the contribution of a remarkable group of economists known as the "Cambridge school" or the "Cambridge Keynesians". The people involved are better defined as a "group" rather than a "school", to...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A History of Homo Economicus

    The Nature of the Moral in Economic Theory

    By William Dixon, David Wilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A key issue in economic discourse today is the relation (or lack of it) between economic behaviour and morality. Few (presumably) would want to deny that human beings are in some sense moral or ethical creatures, but the devil is in the detail. Should we think of economic behaviour as an...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Considerations on the Fundamental Principles of Pure Political Economy

    By Vilfredo Pareto

    Edited by Roberto Marchionatti, Fiorenzo Mornati

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Between May 1892 and October 1893 the Giornale degli Economisti published Vilfredo Pareto’s Considerazioni sui principi fondamentali dell’economia politica pura in five parts. Viewed in its entirety, the outcome is essentially a classic monograph on the fundamental issues in pure economic theory in...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Subjectivism and Objectivism in the History of Economic Thought

    Edited by Kiichiro Yagi, Yukihiro Ikeda

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book investigates the tensions between subjectivism and objectivism in the history of economics. The book looks at the works of Adam Smith, Carl Menger, Leon Walras, William Stanley Jevons, Oskar Morgenstern, Ludwig Mises, Piero Sraffa, and so on. The book highlights the...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. New Essays on Pareto’s Economic Theory

    Edited by Luigino Bruni, Aldo Montesano

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Pareto's Manual of Political Economy, first published in 1905, introduced the analytical approach which has characterised a significant part of twentieth century economic theory. In particular, the Manual examined the ordinal representation of the individual choice, the issue of the general...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. A History of Econometrics in France

    From Nature to Models

    By Philippe Le Gall

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This text challenges the traditional view of the history of econometrics and provides a more complete story. In doing so, the book sheds light on the hitherto under-researched contribution of French thinkers to econometrics. Fascinating and authoritative, it is a comprehensive overview of what...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Hayek, Mill and the Liberal Tradition

    Edited by Andrew Farrant

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. This...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Generations of Economists

    By David Collard

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book focuses on the interaction between practising economists and previous generations of economists. Because economic problems, such as crashes, tend to recur and are only partially understood, it may be profitable read the work of previous generations in a collaborative spirit. Sometimes...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Crises and Cycles in Economic Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias

    Edited by Daniele Besomi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book investigates from the perspective of the major economic dictionaries the notions of economic crisis and cycles. It gives an extensive summary of a number of significant entries on this subject, with an introductory essay to each entry placing them (and the dictionary to which they belong)...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge