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Author Brue, Stanley L., 1945-

Title The evolution of economic thought / Stanley L. Brue, Randy R. Grant.

Published Mason, Ohio : South-Western ; Andover : Cengage Learning [distributor], 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  330.09 BRUE    AVAILABLE
Edition 8th ed.
Physical description xvi, 580 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes Includes Internet access.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Introduction and Overview -- A Time Scale of Economic Ideas -- The Five Major Questions -- The Value of Studying Economics and Its History -- Appendix History of Economic Thought: Information Sources -- ch. 2 The Mercantilist School -- Overview of Mercantilism -- Past as Prologue 2-1 Mercantilism and the Supply of Labor -- Thomas Mun -- Past as Prologue 2-2 Lingering Mercantilism -- Gerard Malynes -- Charles Davenant -- Jean Baptiste Colbert -- Sir William Petty -- ch. 3 The Physiocratic School -- Overview of the Physiocrats -- Francois Quesnay -- Anne Robert Jacques Turgot -- Past as Prologue 3-1 Quesnay and the Circular Flow Diagram -- ch. 4 The Classical School---Forerunners -- Overview of the Classical School -- Sir Dudley North -- Richard Cantillon -- David Hume -- Past as Prologue 4-1 Hume and Cooperation -- ch. 5 The Classical School---Adam Smith -- Biographical Details -- Important Influences -- The Theory of Moral Sentiments --
Contents note continued: Wealth of Nations -- The Economic Laws of a Competitive Economy -- Past as Prologue 5-1 Adam Smith and Efficiency Wages -- ch. 6 The Classical School---Thomas Robert Malthus -- Historical and Intellectual Setting -- Malthus's Population Theory -- The Theory of Market Gluts -- Past as Prologue 6-1 Malthus, Carlyle, and the Dismal Science -- Assessment of Malthus's Contributions -- Past as Prologue 6-2 Malthus, Sen, and Modern-Day Famine -- ch. 7 The Classical School---David Ricardo -- Biographical Details -- The Currency Question -- The Theory of Diminishing Returns and Rent -- The Theory of Exchange Value and Relative Prices -- The Distribution of Income -- Past as Prologue 7-1 The Ricardian Equivalence Theorem -- Policy Implications -- Past as Prologue 7-2 Trade Theory Since Ricardo -- Ricardo on Unemployment -- Assessment -- ch. 8 The Classical School---Bentham, Say, Senior, and Mill -- Jeremy Bentham --
Contents note continued: Past as Prologue 8-1 Aquinas, Bentham, and Fisher on Usury -- Jean-Baptiste Say -- Past as Prologue 8-2 Say and Rent Seeking -- Nassau William Senior -- John Stuart Mill -- Past as Prologue 8-3 Mill, Taylor, and the Rights of Women -- ch. 9 The Rise of Socialist Thought -- Overview of Socialism -- Henri Comte de Saint-Simon -- Charles Fourier -- Simonde de Sismondi -- Robert Owen -- Louis Blanc -- Charles Kingsley -- ch. 10 Marxian Socialism -- Biographical Details and Intellectual Influences -- Marx's Theory of History -- The "Law of Motion" of Capitalist Society -- The Law of Motion of Capitalism: A Summary -- Assessment of Marx's Economics -- Past as Prologue 10-1 The Collapse of Marxism -- ch. 11 The German Historical School -- Overview of the German Historical School -- Friedrich List -- Past as Prologue 11-1 List and Strategic Trade Theory -- Wilhelm Roscher -- Gustav Schmoller -- Max Weber -- A Postscript --
Contents note continued: ch. 12 The Marginalist School---Forerunners -- Overview of the Marginalist School -- Antoine Augustin Cournot -- Past as Prologue 12-1 Extensions of Cournot's Duopoly Theory -- Jules Dupuit -- Past as Prologue 12-2 Gossen: Utility and Belated Fame -- Johann Heinrich von Thunen -- ch. 13 The Marginalist School---Jevons, Menger, von Wieser, and von Bohm-Bawerk -- William Stanley Jevons -- Past as Prologue 13-1 Jevons: Is Gambling Rational? -- Carl Menger -- Friedrich von Wieser -- Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk -- Past as Prologue 13-2 Franklin and Bastiat on Opportunity Cost -- ch. 14 The Marginalist School---Edgeworth and Clark -- Francis Y. Edgeworth -- Past as Prologue 14-1 Jacob Viner's Cost Curves -- John Bates Clark -- Past as Prologue 14-2 Clark, Marginal Productivity, and Executive Salaries -- ch. 15 The Neoclassical School-Alfred Marshall -- Marshall's Life and Method -- Utility and Demand -- Past as Prologue 15-1 Behavioral Economics: Are We Rational? --
Contents note continued: Supply -- Equilibrium Price and Quantity -- Distribution of Income -- Increasing and Decreasing Cost Industries -- Past as Prologue 15-2 Why Do Firms Exist? -- ch. 16 The Neoclassical School---Monetary Economics -- John Gustav Knut Wicksell -- Irving Fisher -- Ralph George Hawtrey -- Past as Prologue 16-1 Monetary Policy and the Great Recession -- ch. 17 The Neoclassical School---The Departure from Pure Competition -- Piero Sraffa -- Edward Hastings Chamberlin -- Past as Prologue 17-1 Principals, Agents, and X-Inefficiency -- Joan Robinson -- Past as Prologue 17-2 Robinson, Monopsony, and Public Policy -- ch. 18 Mathematical Economics -- Types of Mathematical Economics -- Past as Prologue 18-1 Advances in Econometrics -- Leon Walras -- Wassily Leontief -- John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern -- Past as Prologue 18-2 John Nash: Discovery, Despair, and the Nobel Prize -- John R. Hicks -- Linear Programming -- ch. 19 The Institutionalist School --
Contents note continued: Overview of the Institutionalist School -- Thorstein Bunde Veblen -- Past as Prologue 19-1 Veblen Goods and Upsloping Demand Curves -- Wesley Clair Mitchell -- John Kenneth Galbraith -- Past as Prologue 19-2 Douglass North and the New Institutionalism -- ch. 20 Welfare Economics -- Vilfredo Pareto -- Arthur Cecil Pigou -- Past as Prologue 20-1 Pigou and Coase on Externalities -- Ludwig von Mises -- Oscar Lange -- Kenneth Arrow -- James M. Buchanan -- Amartya Sen -- ch. 21 The Keynesian School---John Maynard Keynes -- Overview of the Keynesian School -- John Maynard Keynes -- Past as Prologue 21-1 Keynes and the Stockholm School -- ch. 22 The Keynesian School---Developments since Keynes -- Alvin H. Hansen -- Past as Prologue 22-1 The Mundell-Fleming Contribution to IS-LM -- Paul A. Samuelson -- Past as Prologue 22-2 Abba Lerner and the "Keynesian Steering Wheel" -- The Post-Keynesians -- The New Keynesians --
Contents note continued: Past as Prologue 22-3 Competing Theories of the Great Recession -- ch. 23 Theories of Economic Growth and Development -- Sir Roy F. Harrod and Evsey Domar -- Robert M. Solow -- Joseph Alois Schumpeter -- Past as Prologue 23-1 Schumpeter, Creative Destruction, and Antitrust Policy -- Ragnar Nurkse -- Past as Prologue 23-2 Yunus, Microcredit, and the Nobel Peace Prize -- W. Arthur Lewis -- Past as Prologue 23-3 The Todaro Criticisms of Lewis and Schultz -- ch. 24 The Chicago School---The New Classicism -- Overview of the Chicago School -- Milton Friedman -- Robert E. Lucas Jr. -- Past as Prologue 24-1 From Stigler to "Lemons" -- Gary S. Becker -- Past as Prologue 24-2 Human Capital Formation? Or Screening and Signaling? -- ch. 25 Concluding Thoughts -- Past as Prologue 25-1 The Nobel Laureates in Economics.
Other author Grant, Randy R.
Subject Economics -- History.
Economics -- History -- Textbooks.
Economics -- Textbooks.
ISBN 9781111823672 (hbk.)
1111823677 (hbk.)
9781133434900 (paperback)
1133434908 (paperback)