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  1. Keynes and Friedman on Laissez-Faire and Planning

    ‘Where to draw the line?’

    By Sylvie Rivot

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The 2008 crisis has revived debates on the relevance of laissez-faire, and thus on the role of the State in a modern economy. This volume offers a new exploration of the writings of Keynes and Friedman on this topic, highlighting not only the clear points of opposition between them, but also the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Jean-Baptiste Say

    Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist

    By Evert Schoorl

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This volume is the first full-length biography of Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832), the most famous French classical economist. During his lifetime Say actively took part in three revolutions: the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the establishment of economics as an academic...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Interdisciplinary Economics

    Kenneth E. Boulding’s Engagement in the Sciences

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Stefan Kesting

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Kenneth Boulding was a prolific writer across so many different fields that not only is he often much referred to and cited, he is considered a core member of many of these fields. Boulding is the quintessential interdisciplinary scholar. He died in 1993, but he has left a legacy in economics,...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Reinterpreting The Keynesian Revolution

    By Robert Cord

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Various explanations have been put forward as to why the Keynesian Revolution in economics in the 1930s and 1940s took place. Some of these point to the temporal relevance of John Maynard Keynes's The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money (1936), appearing, as it did, just a handful of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Money and Banking in Jean-Baptiste Say’s Economic Thought

    By Gilles Jacoud

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The aim of this work is to make available to English-language readers a translation of Jean-Baptiste Say’s main texts on money and banking which were not at present accessible in English. The work includes chapters from his books taking into account the variants between the different editions,...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Essays on Classical and Marxian Political Economy

    Collected Essays IV

    By Samuel Hollander

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Samuel Hollander’s work has been provoking debate for over four decades. This book brings together key contributions of recent years, in addition to some brand new pieces. The essays are introduced by a Preface in which Hollander reflects on his past work and reactions to it. Highlights include two...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Economics as Literature

    By William Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A rich vein of economics writings which runs through the nineteenth century and beyond is now largely ignored because its authors were women or because they favoured literary over scientific forms. Economics as Literature re-examines some of the most interesting texts from within this tradition.The...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Founding of Institutional Economics

    Edited by Warren Samuels

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Institutional economics has been a major part of economic thought for the whole of the twentieth century, and today remains crucial to an understanding of the development of heterodox economics. The two principal publications that founded the school were Veblen's The Theory of the Leisure Class and...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Piero Sraffa

    His Life, Thought and Cultural Heritage

    By Alessandro Roncaglia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This is a lively, intellectual biography of a leading protagonist of 20th century culture and his relations with other protagonists, such as Gramsci, Keynes and Wittgenstein. The book includes an authoritative interpretation of his main work Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities, a...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume II

    Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This second volume of essays on nineteenth and twentieth century economic thought, complements the first and continues the high standards of scholarship and academic rigour....

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge