© 1992

Essays in the History of Mainstream Political Economy


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Warren J. Samuels
    Pages 1-11
  3. Warren J. Samuels
    Pages 12-27
  4. Warren J. Samuels
    Pages 28-46
  5. Warren J. Samuels
    Pages 47-64
  6. Warren J. Samuels
    Pages 65-85
  7. Warren J. Samuels
    Pages 245-257
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 291-293

About this book


This book is a collection of articles on schools, individuals and topics within the mainstream of the history of economic thought. The principal schools are the Physiocrats and the English Classical Economists. The principal individuals are Francois Quesnay, Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, Francis Y. Edgeworth, Friedrich von Wieser, Frank W. Taussig, and William H. Hutt. The principal topics include the economic role of government, power, the psychology of economics, and the early history of macroeconomics.


Adam Smith business cycle economic policy economic theory economic thought economics economy history of economic thought Joseph A. Schumpeter macroeconomics Malthus monetary economics monetary theory political economy Schumpeter

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