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  1. 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 September 16th 1998 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of John Rae

    Edited by Omar Hamouda, C. Lee, Douglas Mair

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    John Rae made a wide-ranging contribution to economics, in particular through his work on Capital Theory and Technical Change. Although Rae was held in high esteem by some of the great names of the past who have openly acknowledged his originality and their indebtedness to him, he has not yet...

    Published July 1st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Historical Perspectives on Macroeconomics

    Sixty Years After the 'General Theory'

    Edited by Philippe Fontaine, Albert Jolink

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Since the publication of Keynes's General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money in 1936, macroeconomic theory has altered considerably. Each author in this volume focuses on an issue which either preceded, accompanied or followed the 'Keynesian Revolution' and helped to shape economics in...

    Published April 29th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Economic Thought in Communist and Post-Communist Europe

    Edited by Hans-Jurgen Wagener

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    It is now almost a decade since central and east Europe saw the demise of the Soviet-style economic planning which accompanied more ot less authoritarian political rule by communist parties. The economic thought, based on Marxist philosophy, which formed theoretical underpinning of centrally...

    Published February 11th 1998 by Routledge

  5. History of Environmental Economic Thought

    By Erhun Kula

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This volume presents the ideas of major figures in economics throughout history on key environmental issues such as population growth, resource scarcity and environmental contamination. Throughout, the historical roots of current debates are explored with empirical case studies illustrating the...

    Published December 10th 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Political Economy of Social Credit and Guild Socialism

    By Brian Burkitt, Frances Hutchinson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This work approaches the phenomenon of guild socialism from a new perspective, focusing on the Douglas Social Credit movement. It explores the key ideas, gives an overview of the main theories and traces their subsequent history. Thoroughly researched, it provides original material relevant to the...

    Published October 29th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Austrian Economics in Debate

    By Willem Keizer, Bert Tieben, Rudy Van Zijp

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book presents essays by an outstanding team of international specialists and covers a wide range of topics, including (inter alia) the relationships between the Austrian and Swedish theories of the business cycle, the on-going debates between Austrians and (Post) Keynesians, Schumpeter's '...

    Published September 24th 1997 by Routledge

  8. The Economics of W.S. Jevons

    By Sandra Peart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal Revolution. The breadth of Jevons's work is examined here which: * includes a detailed consideration of a...

    Published October 30th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Gandhi's Economic Thought

    By Ajit K. Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Gandhi's economic theories were a part of his vision of self-government, which meant not just freedom from colonial rule but the achievement of self-reliance and self-respect by the villagers of India. Areas examined include: * consumption behaviour * industrialization, technology and the scale...

    Published October 2nd 1996 by Routledge

  10. The History Of Game Theory, Volume 1

    From the Beginnings to 1945

    By Mary-Ann Dimand, Robert W Dimand

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Game Theory - the formal modelling of conflict and cooperation - first emerged as a recognized field with a publication of John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern's Theory of Games and Economic Behaviour in 1944. Since then, game-theoretic thinking about choice of strategies and the interdependence...

    Published August 7th 1996 by Routledge