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History of economic ideas.

Robert Lekachman

History of economic ideas.

by Robert Lekachman

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


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The Journal of Economic History is devoted to the study of economic phenomena in historical contexts. It is of interest not only to economic historians but also to economists, social scientists, and historians in general. The journal has broad coverage in terms of geographic scope, time frame, and methodology.   Blending past and present, this brief history of economics is the perfect book for introducing students to the field. A Brief History of Economics illustrates how the ideas of the great economists not only influenced societies but were themselves shaped by their cultural milieu. Understanding the economists' visions — lucidly and vividly.

Economics Evolving repeatedly shows how apparently simple ideas that are now taken for granted were at one time at the cutting edge of economics research. For example, the demand curve that today’s students probably get to know during their first economics lecture was originally drawn by one of the most innovative theorists in the history of. An interesting book about economics, especially about intellectual struggles in the discipline, with special focus in this century and the previous one, but tracing the origins of some ideas back to early economists and philosophers/5.

Sweeping and majestic economic history of the whole world by Angus Maddison. It doesn't get more grand than this. With fun data on Roman Empire and the Middle Ages: : Contours of the World Economy AD: Essays in Macro-Economic Hist. Since its inception in , the Journal of the History of Ideas has served as a medium for the publication of research in intellectual history that is of common interest to scholars and students in a wide range of defines intellectual history expansively and ecumenically, including the histories of philosophy, of literature and the arts, of the natural and social sciences, of.


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History of economic ideas by Robert Lekachman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The History of Economic Ideas surveys topics that are important for the understanding of contemporary economic issues, including the ethical foundations of modern economics; ideas regarding property rights; price theory; money and interest; public finance; the theories of business cycles and economic growth; international trade; and issues related to population and resource use.

The book Cited by: 1. A history of economic ideas Hardcover – by Robert Lekachman (Author)5/5(1). Eloquently written and scientifically rigorous, this well documented book traces the history of economic thought from antiquity to the present day.

It focuses on different views of the economy and society and on their evolution over time, and critically evaluates the scarcity-utility approach in comparison with the Classical/Keynesian by: History of Economic Ideas is a new international series of Quaderni di storia dell'economia politica, a journal founded in to promote collaboration between scholars who share an historical approach to the major issues, the various "revolutions" which have left their mark on economics and the spread of economic ideas beyond the narrow circle of specialists.

The History of Economic Ideas surveys topics that are important for the understanding of contemporary economic issues, including the ethical foundations of modern economics; ideas regarding property rights; price theory; money and interest; public finance; the theories of business cycles and economic growth; international trade; and issues related to population and resource use.

The book. This book brings women's work, their sexuality, and their ideas into the center of the dialectic between economic history and the history of economic ideas. It describes a spiralling process of economic and cultural change in Great Britain, France, and the United States since the 18th century that shaped the evolution of patriarchal capitalism and the larger relationship between production and by:   The History of Economic Ideas surveys topics that are important for the understanding of contemporary economic issues, including the ethical foundations of modern economics; ideas regarding property rights; price theory; money and interest; public finance; the theories of business cycles and economic growth; international trade; and issues related to population and resource use.

Articles should be submitted via e-mail to: The Editor, HEI - History of Economic Ideas, Department of Economics, Faculty of Law, University of Pisa, via Curtatone e Montan Pisa, Italy; e- mail: [email protected] 2.

The paper should be provided in anonymous form, with a separate cover where authors are required to indicate their name, affiliation and e-mail address. History of Economic Ideas. Vol.

XXIV, /2. Papers. Theodore P. LIANOS, Aristotle on Population Size, Aristotle in his Politics, discusses: the territorial size of the city-state, the division of the land between public and private, the size of the population, and the desired per citizen product which is determined on the basis of the concept of good life.

The best books on Economic History 1 Migration and Diaspora in Modern Asia by Sunil S Amrith. 2 Poor Economics by Abhijit V Banerjee and Esther Duflo. 3 River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh. 4 The Age of Capital:‭ ‬ by Eric Hobsbawm. 5 Adam Smith:‭ ‬An Enlightened Life by Nicholas Phillipson.

Your book, A Little History of Economics, goes through the entire history of economics from the ancient Greeks to the present. What kind of audience or age group is it aimed at.

The history of the book is that it was inspired by A Little History of the World, by E H Gombrich, which you may know. It’s a very famous book that was written in the s and aimed at a young readership and then translated. It sheds light on the obstacles that have prevented the sustained economic growth of these countries and examines the origins of national and regional approaches to development.

The chapters present a fascinating insight into the ideas and visions in the different locations, with the overarching categories of economic nationalism and economic Book Edition: 1st Edition. Description: History of Economic Ideas is a new international series of Quaderni di storia dell'economia politica, a journal founded in to promote collaboration between scholars who share an historical approach to the major issues, the various "revolutions" which have left their mark on economics and the spread of economic ideas beyond the narrow circle of specialists.

The book is the transcription of the lectures Lionel Robbins gave in the London School of Economics during on the History of Economic Thought. The material covered goes from Plato to Fisher (very few developments from the 20th century are included).Cited by:   Economics is the science of how goods and services are produced and consumed.

Adam Smith used the ideas of French writers to create a thesis. This links nicely to your first book, The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America, which takes us back to the years immediately after the Declaration of Independence and examines the Founding Fathers’ attempts to reconcile their republican ideals with economic growth and tell us more.

Drew McCoy is a brilliant writer, and this is a period that is. The simple appearance of this book hides the fact that the book is genuinely a extremely well written history of Economic thought. This book tries to make things easy (mostly by having zero math), but it doesn't dumb down any of the thoughts and ideas of the Economist it details/5.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whittaker, Edmund, b. History of economic ideas. New York, London [etc.] Longmans, Green and Co. The history of economic thought deals with different thinkers and theories in the subject that became political economy and economics, from the ancient world to the present day in the 21st Century.

This field encompasses many disparate schools of economic thought. The Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) is the journal of the History of Economics is a quarterly, refereed journal that welcomes papers reflecting the full spectrum of scholarly analysis within the history of economic thought and history of economic methodology.

The mission of the journal is to further the objectives of the History of Economics Society. Book Description. This edited volume examines the relationship between economic ideas, economic policies and development institutions, analysing the cases of 11 peripheral countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

This clear, accessible, and even humorous book is ideal for young readers new to economics and for all readers who seek a better understanding of the full sweep of economic history and ideas. Economic historian Niall Kishtainy organizes short, chronological chapters that center on big ideas and events.Articles at IDEAS (Internet Documents in Economics Access Service) classified as "History of Economic Thought since Macroeconomics" Database of macroeconomic models; Podcasts and videos.

Related Nobel Prize lecture videos and other material. Thomas Sargent and Chris Sims () "Empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy".