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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Generations of Economists

    By David Collard

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book focuses on the interaction between practising economists and previous generations of economists. Because economic problems, such as crashes, tend to recur and are only partially understood, it may be profitable read the work of previous generations in a collaborative spirit. Sometimes...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Crises and Cycles in Economic Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias

    Edited by Daniele Besomi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book investigates from the perspective of the major economic dictionaries the notions of economic crisis and cycles. It gives an extensive summary of a number of significant entries on this subject, with an introductory essay to each entry placing them (and the dictionary to which they belong)...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Evolution of Economic Theory

    Essays in Honour of Bertram Schefold

    Edited by Volker Caspari

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Bertram Schefold is recognized internationally as an outstanding economist. He has made major contributions to the development of economic theory and particularly to economic thought. His contributions to economic theory include his work on Sraffian economics and its implications for the theory of...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Stalin's Economist

    The Economic Contributions of Jenö Varga

    By André Mommen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book analyses the contribution of Eugen (Jeno) Varga (1879-1964) on Marxist-Leninist economic theory as well as the influence he exercised on Stalin’s foreign policy and through the Comintern on the international communist movement. During the Hungarian Councils’ Republic of 1919 Varga was one...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Thomas Tooke and the Monetary Thought of Classical Economics

    By Matthew Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study provides a comprehensive account and reconsideration of the contribution to political economy of Thomas Tooke (1774-1858). It clarifies Tooke’s monetary thought and its legacy to modern economics. The study shows Tooke possessed a rich and extensive political economy, covering many...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge