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  1. Reflections on the Classical Canon in Economics

    Essays in Honour of Samuel Hollander

    Edited by Evelyn L. Forget, Sandra Peart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    In this discipline-defining volume, some of the leading international scholars in the history of economic thought re-examine the concepts of 'classical economics' and the 'canon', illuminating the roots and evolution of the contemporary discipline....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cambridge Controversies in Capital Theory

    A Methodological Analysis

    By Jack Birner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book explains the debate over the Cambridge controversies of the 1960s and 1970s. In a compelling and comprehensive argument, Birner discusses the main contributions to the controversy in a series of case studies. He gradually develops a methodological model of idealizations that explains both...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pareto, Economics and Society

    The Mechanical Analogy

    By Michael McLure

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Vilfredo Pareto was one of the great systems theorists of the twentieth century, embracing economics, psychology, sociology and politics. In this important work, Michael McLure takes as his subject of study the rapport between Pareto's economic and sociological theory, and consequently, illuminates...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Revisiting Classical Economics

    Studies in Long-Period Analysis

    By Heinz D. Kurz, Neri Salvadori

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The financial crisis and the economic crisis that followed triggered a crisis in the subject of economics, as it is typically being taught today especially in macroeconomics and related fields. A renewed interest in earlier authors, especially the classical economists from Adam Smith to David...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Economics as Literature
    By William Henderson
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  2. The Founding of Institutional Economics
    Edited by Warren Samuels
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  3. Piero Sraffa: His Life, Thought and Cultural Heritage
    By Alessandro Roncaglia
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  4. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume II: Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought
    Edited by Peter Groenewegen
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  5. Economics and Interdisciplinary Exchange
    Edited by Guido Erreygers
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  6. Subjectivism and Objectivism in the History of Economic Thought
    Edited by Kiichiro Yagi, Yukihiro Ikeda
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  7. Austrian Economics in Debate
    By Willem Keizer, Bert Tieben, Rudy Van Zijp
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  8. Eighteenth Century Economics
    By Peter Groenewegen
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  9. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume I: Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought
    Edited by Peter Groenewegen
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  10. Gandhi's Economic Thought
    By Ajit K. Dasgupta
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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