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  1. Economic Careers

    Economics and Economists in Britain 1930-1970

    Edited by Keith Tribe

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    In this volume fourteen senior economists describe their early introduction to the study of economics and their contribution to the development of academic economics in Britain. With experience covering a period stretching from the mid 1920s to the late 1960s, many of the contributors not only...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Studies in Social Economics

    By Léon Walras

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Léon Walras (1834–1910) is one of the four or five most important economic theorists in the history of the science. The present book is a complete English translation of the second edition (1936) of his Études d’économie sociale (1896), in which he applies economic theory to real problems, presents...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hayek's Political Economy

    The Socio-economics of Order

    By Steve Fleetwood

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    In a society where no central agency coordinates the human activity of producing, selling and buying, why is there order and not chaos? This fundamental question has taxed generations of economists. Hayek's notion of spontaneous order goes some way to providing an answer.<BR>Hayek's...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Varieties of Economic Rationality

    From Adam Smith to Contemporary Behavioural and Evolutionary Economics

    By Michel Zouboulakis

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The concept of economic rationality is important for the historical evolution of Economics as a scientific discipline. The common idea about this concept -even between economists- is that it has a unique meaning which is universally accepted. This new volume argues that "economic rationality" is...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Economic Development and Global Crisis

    The Latin American Economy in Historical Perspective

    Edited by José Luís Cardoso, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, María Eugenia Romero Sotelo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This edited collection uses a history of economic thought perspective to explore the evolving role of Latin America within the context of globalization. In particular, it examines the region’s resilience in the face of the global financial crisis. Economic Development and Global Crisis explains...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Real Business Cycle Models in Economics

    By Warren Young

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The purpose of this book is to describe the intellectual process by which Real Business Cycle models were developed. The approach taken focuses on the core elements in the development of RBC models: (i) building blocks, (ii) catalysts, and (iii) meta-syntheses. This is done by detailed examination...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Essential Writings of Thorstein Veblen

    Edited by Charles Camic, Geoffrey M Hodgson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The 38 selections in the volume include complete texts of all of Veblen’s major articles and book reviews from 1882 to 1914, plus key chapters from his books The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899), The Theory of Business Enterprise (1904) and The Instinct of Workmanship (1914). These writings...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Analysis of Linear Economic Systems

    Father Maurice Potron’s Pioneering Works

    Edited by Christian Bidard, Guido Erreygers

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Maurice Potron (1872-1942), a French Jesuit mathematician, constructed and analyzed a highly original, but virtually unknown economic model. This book presents translated versions of all his economic writings, preceded by a long introduction which sketches his life and environment based on...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Development of Economics in Japan

    From the Inter-war Period to the 2000s

    Edited by Toichiro Asada

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book covers the development of economics in Japan from the inter-war period to the 2000s focusing on the international theoretical contributions of Japanese economists. The first focal point is the international contributions of Japanese economists before and after World War II. The second...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. German Utility Theory

    Analysis and Translations

    By John S. Chipman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    There is a standard belief that the modern theory of marginal utility originated in the UK with Jevons, Germany with Gossen, Austria with Menger and France with Walras. In this new book, John Chipman introduces new English translations of important writings from German economists such as Rau,...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge