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  1. Problems and Methods of Econometrics

    The Poincaré Lectures of Ragnar Frisch 1933

    By Ragnar Frisch

    Edited by Olav Bjerkholt, Ariane Dupont-Kieffer

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The development of economics changed dramatically during the twentieth century with the emergence of econometrics, macroeconomics and a more scientific approach in general. One of the key individuals in the transformation of economics was Ragnar Frisch, professor at the University of Oslo and the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Political Economy, Public Policy and Monetary Economics

    Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian Tradition

    By Richard M. Ebeling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Austrian economist, Ludwig von Mises, was one of the most original and controversial economists of the 20th century, both as a defender of free-market liberalism and a leading opponent of socialism and the interventionist-welfare state. He was both the grant designer of a political economy of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Making of the Classical Theory of Economic Growth

    By Anthony Brewer

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book collects together for the first time Anthony Brewer's work on the origins and development of the theory of economic growth from its eighteenth-century beginnings to its dominance in economic thinking in the nineteenth century. The key to the origins of the theory is that writers before...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Frank Knight and the Chicago School in American Economics

    By Ross B. Emmett

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Over the last twenty years, Ross B. Emmett has explored the work of Frank H. Knight, the philosopher of the Chicago School of economics. Knight occupies a paradoxical place in the history of Chicago economics: vital to the tradition’s teaching of price theory and the twentieth-century...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Ideas of Ronald H. Coase

    Market failure and planning by contract for sustainable development

    By Lawrence W. C Lai

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book is the first work dedicated to the key ideas of Nobel Laureate Ronald Coase on pollution and public goods with sustainable development in mind from the perspective of an economist-town planner. The seminal contributions of Ronald Coase, foretold in the form of the Coase Theorem by another...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Dynamic Approach to Economic Theory

    The Yale Lectures of Ragnar Frisch, 1930

    By Ragnar Frisch

    Edited by Olav Bjerkholt, Duo Qin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book contains a set of notes prepared by Ragnar Frisch for a lecture series that he delivered at Yale University in 1930. The lecture notes provide not only a valuable source document for the history of econometrics, but also a more systematic introduction to some of Frisch’s key...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. General Equilibrium Analysis

    A Century after Walras

    Edited by Pascal Bridel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    2010 marks the hundredth anniversary of the death of Léon Walras, the brilliant originator and first formaliser of general equilibrium theory – one of the pillars of modern economic theory. In advancing much derided practical solutions Walras also displayed more concern for the problems of living...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Innovation, Knowledge and Growth

    Adam Smith, Schumpeter and the Moderns

    By Heinz D. Kurz

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book deals with the prime movers of socio-economic development, innovations and technical change, their origins, forms and effects. It contains a set of closely related chapters, some of which have been previously published as papers in scholarly journals...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Keynes and the British Humanist Tradition

    The Moral Purpose of the Market

    By David Andrews

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Well-connected in academia, business and government, John Maynard Keynes was one of the most influential economic theorists of the twentieth century. It appears that his theories will be just as important for the twenty-first. As Keynes himself explained, his ideas throughout his life were...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Kalecki's Principle of Increasing Risk and Keynesian Economics

    By Tracy Mott

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Kalecki was one of an important generation of Cambridge economists. Here, Tracy Mott's impressive book examines the relationship of Kalecki's economics to different economic areas and its relationship to major alternative schools, such as Keynes and Marx. Mott looks at Kalecki's 'principle of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge