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  1. Civil Happiness

    Economics and Human Flourishing in Historical Perspective

    By Luigino Bruni

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Economists have long laboured under the misapprehension that all humans exist as rational beings that find happiness in maximizing their personal utility. This impressive volume presents an historical review of the evolution of economic thought, from economic philosophy to contemporary mathematical...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Making Chicago Price Theory

    Friedman-Stigler Correspondence 1945-1957

    Edited by Daniel J. Hammond, Claire H. Hammond

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Milton Friedman and George J. Stigler shaped economics as we know it today – their Chicago School laid the groundwork for much of the neoclassical tradition in economic analysis. This book brings together a collection of letters from these two Noble laureates from the post-war years, containing new...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  3. New Voices on Adam Smith

    Edited by Leonidas Montes, Eric Schliesser

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    In recent years, there has been a resurgence of academic interest in Adam Smith. As a consequence, a large number of PhD dissertations on Smith have been written by international scholars - in different languages, and in many diverse disciplines, including economics, women’s studies,...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Money and Markets

    A Doctrinal Approach

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Alberto Giacomin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book brings together fourteen essays by leading authors in the field of economics to explore the relationship between money and markets throughout economic theory and history, providing readers with the key to understanding fundamental issues in monetary theory and other important debates in...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Tradition of Free Trade

    By Lars Magnusson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    In the nineteenth century Adam Smith and others gradually invented a 'tradition' of free trade. This was a towering achievement and has proved to be influential to this day. This book examines this construction of the free trade tradition.Showing how historical contruction is a vital component in...

    Published July 15th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Political Economy of Public Finance in Britain, 1767-1873

    By Takuo Dome

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The period between 1767 and 1873 shaped public finance in Britain (and, by extension, many other countries) as we know it today, with the major economists of the time providing influential contributions. Until now, no book has examined and compared the thought of these 'classical economists' from...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Classical Economics and Modern Theory

    Studies in Long-Period Analysis

    By Heinz D. Kurz, Neri Salvadori

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    In this thought-provoking book, well known economists Kurz and Salvadori cover original findings and new vistas on old problems. They cover: alternative interpretations of classical economists new growth theory the relationship between Sraffian theory and Von Neumann the treatment of capital...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Classical Macroeconomics

    Some Modern Variations and Distortions

    By James C.W. Ahiakpor

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    John Maynard Keynes failed to correctly interpret classic economic concepts, and dismissed the classical explanations and conclusions as being irrelevant to the world in which we live. The trauma of the Great Depression and Keynes's changed definition of economic concepts, aided by Eugen...

    Published May 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Marshall's Evolutionary Economics

    By Tiziano Raffaelli

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Alfred Marshall was one of the most important economists ever to have lived. This excellent new book, from a Marshall expert respected the world over, attempts to show that Marshall anticipated some of the views that are now associated with the cognitive sciences. Examining Marshall's philosophy...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume I

    Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Peter Groenewegen's reputation as a chronicler of the history of economics is unparalleled. Building on his respected collection on eighteenth century economics, this new book focuses on the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, reprinting essays on classical and modern economics. Several of...

    Published November 14th 2002 by Routledge