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Title:
Fifty major economists
Author:
Pressman, Steven.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Physical Description:
xi, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780415134804

9780415134811
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Book

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Summary

This book is an ideal reference tool, providing brief biographical data on the economists who have shaped the discipline. It also includes description and analysis of the major features of their economic thought. It provides balanced coverage of all the major traditions and a wide range of economists with more space being devoted to seminal theorists who opened up new horizons for economics. This book features:
* lists of the writers works
* guides to further reading
* a glossary of economic terms. Also available:
Fifty Major Philosophers 0415031354 10.99
Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers 0415074088
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Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Thomas Mun (1571-1641)p. 1
William Petty (1623-87)p. 4
Works by Pettyp. 7
Works by Lockep. 10
Works by Cantillonp. 13
Works by Quesnayp. 17
Works by Humep. 20
Works by Smithp. 26
Works by Cournotp. 44
Karl Marx (1818-83)p. 48
Works by Walrasp. 57
Works by Jevonsp. 60
Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (1845-1926)p. 69
Works by Clarkp. 77
Works by Paretop. 81
Works by Wicksellp. 88
Works by Fisherp. 95
Works by Sraffap. 112
Works About Hayekp. 120
Works by Tinbergenp. 136
Works by Langep. 145
Works by Leontiefp. 149
Works by Kaldorp. 153
Works by Samuelsonp. 166
Franco Modigliani (1918-)p. 167
Works by Modiglianip. 170
Douglass Cecil North (1920-)p. 174
Works by Bergmannp. 185
Other Referencesp. 197
Glossaryp. 198

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