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Author Sandmo, Agnar

Common Titl Samfunnsokonomi-en idehistorie. English
Title Economics evolving : a history of economic thought / Agnar Sandmo

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]
 Bryant Main Stacks  HB75 .S293165 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HB75 .S293165 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HB75 .S293165 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.467-484) and index
Contents A science and its history -- Before Adam Smith -- Adam Smith -- The classical school : Thomas Robert Malthus and David Ricardo -- Consolidation and innovation : John Stuart Mill -- Karl Marx as an economic theorist -- The forerunners of marginalism -- The marginalist revolution I : William Stanley Jevons and Carl Menger -- The marginalist revolution II : Léon Walras -- Alfred Marshall and partial equilibrium theory -- Equilibrium and welfare : Edgeworth, Pareto, and Pigou -- Interest and prices : Knut Wicksell and Irving Fisher -- New perspectives on markets and competition -- The great systems debate -- John Maynard Keynes and the Keynesian revolution -- Frisch, Haavelmo, and the birth of econometrics -- The modernization of economic theory in the postwar period -- Further developments in the postwar period -- Long-term trends and new perspectives
Note Translated from the Norwegian
LC subject Economics
ISBN 9780691140636 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691140634 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780691148427 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0691148422 (pbk. : alk. paper)