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  1. Competing Economic Theories

    Essays in Honour of Giovanni Caravale

    By Sergio Nisticò, Domenico Tosato

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Providing a contemporary overview of the debate amongst theoretical stands in economics, this book brings together contributions from a number of eminent scholars. It covers important issues in methodology and the history of thought, as well as economic analysis. The book is structured in five...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Keynes and the 'Classics'

    A Study in Language, Epistemology and Mistaken Identities

    By Michel Verdon

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Is there a language which is adequate to describe our own economy? In this volume, Michel Verdon undertakes a path-breaking analysis of the three major paradigms in economics: Marxian economics, neo-classical economics and Keynesian economics. Each of these, he argues, has an inherent cosmology,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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