Evolution of Economic Thought

ISBN-10: 0324321457

ISBN-13: 9780324321456

Edition: 7th 2007

Authors: Stanley L. Brue, Randy Grant

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The Seventh Edition of THE EVOLUTION OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT presents the history of economics and the philosophies that drive the economic way of thinking. It stresses the importance of understanding contemporary economics, by grasping new ideas, evidence, problems and values that call for reconsideration of basic disputes and major contributions of the past. The textbook explains the ideas of the great economic thinkers and their logical connections to the world of today and tomorrow. Updated pedagogical features provide clear insight into issues like antitrust perspectives and game theory. Introducing ideas like Robert Solow's pioneering model to discuss recent renewed emphasis on growth theory and technological change, the author sheds historical light on modern debates and thoughts. Stanley Brue and Randy Grant carry on the legacy of Jacob Oser, the book's creator, by offering a scholarly and timely presentation of the history of economic thought.
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Book details

List price: $293.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 4/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Randy Grant did his undergraduate work at Pacific Lutheran University and received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He is a professor and the department chair at Linfield College, where he has been honored as a recipient of the Edith Green Distinguished Professor Award and the Greek Letter Organizations Professor of the Year award. Professor Grant specializes in U.S. Economic History and Public Policy.

Introduction and Overview
The Mercantilist School
The Physiocratic School
The Classical School- Forerunners
The Classical School- Adam Smith
The Classical School- Thomas Robert Malthus
The Classical School- David Ricardo
The Classical School- Bentham Say, Senior, and Mill
The Rise of Socialist Thought
Marxian Socialism
The German Historical School
The Marginalist School- Forerunners
The Marginalist School- Jevons, Menger, von Wieser, and von Bwhm-Bawerk
The Marginalist School- Edgeworth and Clark
The Neoclassical School- Alfred Marshall
The Neoclassical School- Monetary Economics
The Neoclassical School- The Departure from Pure Competition
Mathematical Economics
The Institutionalist School
Welfare Economics
The Keynesian School- John Maynard Keynes
The Keynesian School- Developments Since Keynes
Theories of Economic Growth and Development
The Chicago School ? The New Classicism
Concluding Thoughts
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