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  1. The Political and Economic Thought of the Young Keynes

    Liberalism, Markets and Empire

    By Carlo Cristiano

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A century ago, John Maynard Keynes entered the Treasury to serve his country during the First World War, but as is well known, appalled by the terms of the end-of-war Treaty of Versailles, he abandoned the British delegation, outlining the predictable adverse results in the Economic Consequences of...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Paretian Tradition During the Interwar Period

    From Dynamics to Growth

    By Mario Pomini

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The years in-between the two World Wars were a crucial period for the building of economic dynamics as an autonomous field. Different competing research programs arose at international level. Great progress was achieved by studies on the business cycle, with the first statistical applications....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Monetary Theory in Retrospect

    The Selected Essays of Filippo Cesarano

    By Filippo Cesarano

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    An objective and perceptive account of the literature of monetary theory, this volume, by a central banker who has studied monetary theory over the last quarter of a century, clearly shows how its inherent complexity is much enriched by the study of its history. In three parts Filippo Cesarano:...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of W.S. Jevons

    By Sandra Peart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal Revolution. The breadth of Jevons's work is examined here which: * includes a detailed consideration of a...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Unknown

  5. The Economics of Joan Robinson

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Luigi Pasinetti, Alesandro Roncaglia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Joan Robinson is widely regarded as the greatest female economist and the most important figure in the post-Keynesian tradition. In this volume a distinguished, international team of scholars analyses her extraordinary wide ranging contribution to economics. Various contributions address: * her...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Keynes and his Contemporaries

    Tradition and Enterprise in the Cambridge School of Economics

    By Atsushi Komine

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book examines how the Cambridge School economists, such as J. M. Keynes, constructed revolutionary theories and advocated drastic policies based on their ideals for social organizations and their personal characteristics. Although vast numbers of studies on Marshall, Keynes, and Marshallians...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Leading Contemporary Economists

    Economics at the cutting edge

    Edited by Steven Pressman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book describes the important contributions of several contemporary economic figures including recent Nobel Laureates. Describing their work and putting it into an historical perspective, these chapters explain how their work constitutes a major contribution to the discipline of economics and...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Money, Time and Rationality in Max Weber

    Austrian Connections

    By Stephen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This unique study into the roots of Max Weber's Political Economy, is an intriguing read and a valuable contribution to the Weberian literature. Parsons argues that Weber's analysis is highly influenced by the Austrian School of Economics and the relationship between his critique of centrally...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Canon in the History of Economics

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Michalis Psalidopoulos

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The construction and the role of the economic canon, the accepted list of great works and great authors, has been the subject of much recent literary and historical debate. By contrast, the concept of the canon has been largely dormant in the study of the history of economics, with the canonical...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Unknown

  10. Physicians and Political Economy

    Six Studies of the Work of Doctor Economists

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Why did Economics, in its formative phase, have so much input from medically educated writers? The innovations that physicians brought to their economic discourse played a key role in shaping the future of the discipline, and this volume draws together the work of leading international academics to...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge