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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 3rd 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Critical History of the Economy

    On the birth of the national and international economies

    By Ryan Walter

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Drawing on recent debates in critical International Political Economy, this book mobilizes the idea that the economy does not exist separately from society and politics to develop a detailed intellectual history of how the economy came to be seen as an independent domain. In contrast to typical...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Adam Smith as Theologian

    Edited by Paul Oslington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Adam Smith wrote in a Scotland where Calvinism, Continental natural law theory, Stoic philosophy, and the Newtonian tradition of scientific natural theology were key to the intellectual lives of his contemporaries. But what impact did these ideas have on Smith’s system? What was Smith’s...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Market and Other Orders

    Edited by Bruce Caldwell

    Series: The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek

    In addition to his groundbreaking contributions to pure economic theory, F. A. Hayek also closely examined the ways in which the knowledge of many individual market participants could culminate in an overall order of economic activity. His attempts to come to terms with the "knowledge problem"...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. A History of Irish Economic Thought

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Renee Prendergast, John Turner

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    For a country that can boast a distinguished tradition of political economy from Sir William Petty through Swift, Berkeley, Hutcheson, Burke and Cantillon through to that of Longfield, Cairnes, Bastable, Edgeworth, Geary and Gorman, it is surprising that no systematic study of Irish political...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Considerations on the Fundamental Principles of Pure Political Economy

    By Vilfredo Pareto

    Edited by Roberto Marchionatti, Fiorenzo Mornati

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Between May 1892 and October 1893 the Giornale degli Economisti published Vilfredo Pareto’s Considerazioni sui principi fondamentali dell’economia politica pura in five parts. Viewed in its entirety, the outcome is essentially a classic monograph on the fundamental issues in pure economic theory in...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Subjectivism and Objectivism in the History of Economic Thought

    Edited by Kiichiro Yagi, Yukihiro Ikeda

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book investigates the tensions between subjectivism and objectivism in the history of economics. The book looks at the works of Adam Smith, Carl Menger, Leon Walras, William Stanley Jevons, Oskar Morgenstern, Ludwig Mises, Piero Sraffa, and so on. The book highlights the...

    Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution

    A Critical History

    By John Pullen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    The Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution (MPTD) claims that in a free-market economy the demand for a factor of production will depend upon its marginal product – where "marginal product" is defined as the change in total product that is caused by, or that follows, the addition or...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge