History of Economic Theory Classic Contributions, 1720-1980

ISBN-10: 0801849764
ISBN-13: 9780801849763
Edition: 1989 (Reprint)
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 10/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Prologue: Populating the Pantheon
Subject Matter
Perspective
Populating the Pantheon
Periodization
Organization
The Classical Era (ca. 1680-1830)
The Leitmotiv of Classical Economics
Antecedents: Supply and Demand
Commonplace Economics
The Scholastics
Mercantilism
Richard Cantillon
Life
The Essai
A Land Theory of Value
The "Three Rents."
Classical Monetary Theory
Place in the History of Economics
Appendix
Francois Quesnay
Life
Works
The Tableau Economique as a Circular Flow
The Tableau Economique as an Input-Output Table
The Tableau Economique as a Zigzag
Capital
Policy Maxims
Place in the History of Economics
Money: The Emergence of the Classical Tradition
John Law
David Hume
Pehr Niclas Christiernin
Adam Smith
Life
Works
Price
The Social Accounts
Labor and Wages
Land and Rent
Capital and Profit
The Invisible Hand
Liberalism and Mercantilism
Place in the History of Economics
Production and Factor Supply
Jacques Turgot
James Anderson
Thomas Robert Malthus
John Rae
David Ricardo
Life and Works
Value
The Invariable Measure of Value
Rent
Wages
Profits
Comparative Advantage
Monetary Theory
Place in the History of Economics
Money: The Completion of the Classical Tradition
Henry Thornton
Jean-Baptiste Say
Nassau Senior
Utility and Demand
Ferdinando Galiani and William Forster Lloyd
Daniel Bernoulli and Jeremy Bentham
John Stuart Mill
Jules Dupuit
Karl Marx
Life
Works
The Dialectic Model of History
Capitalism
Value
Two-Sector Balanced Growth
Falling Profits and the Collapse of Capitalism
Place in the History of Economics
The Marginalist Era (ca. 1830-1930)
The Leitmotiv of Marginalism
Johann Heinrich von Thunen
Life
Works
Rent and Factor Intensities for One Good
Resource Allocation and Location for Many Goods
Marginal Productivity
The Natural Wage
Capital and Interest
Thunen's Method
Place in the History of Economics
Antoine Augustin Cournot
Life
Works
The Law of Demand
Monopoly
Taxation
Duopoly
Pure Competition
Place in the History of Economics
Hermann Heinrich Gossen
Life
Work
Optimal Allocation of Time
Production
Exchange
Rent
Capital and Interest
Nationalization of Land
Place in the History of Economics
William Stanley Jevons
Life
Works
Utility
Exchange
Capital and Interest
Mathematics
Place in the History of Economics
Leon Walras
Life
Works
From Partial Equilibrium to General Equilibrium
The Tatonnement Process
Production and the Circular Flow
Investment and Interest
Money
Welfare
Place in the History of Economics
The Viennese School
Carl Menger
Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk
Friedrich von Wieser
Alfred Marshall
Life
Works
From General Equilibrium to Partial Equilibrium
Reciprocal Demand Curves
The Marshallian Cross
Elasticity of Demand
Period Analysis of Supply
The Falling Supply Curve and Externalities
Place in the History of Economics
Knut Wicksell
Life
Works
Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution
Solving the Exhaustion Problem
The Capital Paradigm
The Cumulative Process
Place in the History of Economics
Vilfredo Pareto
Life
Works
Pareto's Law of Income Distribution
Ordinal Utility
Pareto Optimality
Comparative Statics of Demand
Place in the History of Economics
Irving Fisher
Life
Works
Interdependent Goods
Interest Parity and Expectations
The Rate of Interest
The Quantity Theory of Money
Place in the History of Economics
Exchange and Prices
Francis Ysidro Edgeworth
Rudolf Auspitz and Richard Lieben
Wilhelm Launhardt
Eugen Slutsky
Edward Chamberlin
Joan Robinson
The Era of Economic Models (since about 1930)
The Leitmotiv of the Model-Building Era
Welfare
Arthur Cecil Pigou
Frank Ramsey
Abba Lerner
Harold Hotelling
James Meade
John Maynard Keynes
Life
Principal Economic Works
Wage Rigidity
Effective Demand
The Multiplier
Liquidity Preference
The Futility of Wage Reductions
Stabilization Policy
The "Keynesian Revolution."
Place in the History of Economics
John Hicks
Life
Works
Production
Composite Goods
Comparative Statics and Stability
Period Dynamics and the Term Structure
Place in the History of Economics
The Planners
Ragnar Frisch
Jan Tinbergen
Wassily Leontief
John von Neumann
Life
Works
The Theory of Games
The Existence of Growth Equilibrium
Cardinal Utility
Tjalling Koopmans
Life
Works
Econometrics
Linear Programming
Efficient Production
Place in the History of Economics
Paul Samuelson
Life
Works
Revealed Preference
Factor Price Equalization
The Transfer Problem
The Correspondence Principle
Nonsubstitution
Public Goods
The Turnpike
Overlapping Generations
Randomness of Speculative Prices
Place in the History of Economics
Economic Growth
Joseph Schumpeter
Roy Harrod
Robert Solow
The Golden Rule
Monetary Macroeconomics: Neoclassical Synthesis
Lloyd Metzler
Franco Modigliani
James Tobin
Kenneth Arrow
Life
Works
Social Choice
The Welfare Theorems
Arrow-Debreu Equilibrium
Contingent Claims and Insurance
Health Economics
Place in the History of Economics
Monetary Macroeconomics: Policy Rules
Milton Friedman
John Muth
Robert Lucas
Epilogue: The Dynamics of Scientific Progress
The Driving Forces
Responses
Success and Failure
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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