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Adam Smith and the ClassicsThe Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought

Adam Smith and the Classics: The Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought

Gloria Vivenza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296669
eISBN:
9780191597008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296665.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Adam Smith's thought was indebted to the classical training prevailing in the educational system of his day. A careful reading of all his writings can prove the extent of this debt. Classical ... More

Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and VirtueThe Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue: The Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Athol Fitzgibbons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292883
eISBN:
9780191596247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292880.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Adam Smith's System is a study in classical economic thought and methodology. It portrays Adam Smith as a Stoic philosopher who wanted virtue to be relevant to this life rather than to ... More

The Affluent Society Revisited

The Affluent Society Revisited

Mike Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book looks at the background to and causes of the global economic crisis that erupted in 2008 and is with us still. It does this by revisiting a classic book of the past, John Kenneth ... More

Categories and ContextsAnthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Simon Szreter, Hania Sholkamy, and A. Dharmalingam (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Throughout its history as a social science discipline, demography has been associated with an exclusively quantitative orientation for studying population problems. An important outcome of this is ... More

Complexity and EvolutionToward a New Synthesis for Economics

Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

David S Wilson and Alan Kirman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Two widely heralded yet contested approaches to economics have emerged in recent years. One follows an older, rather neglected approach which emphasizes evolutionary theory in terms of individuals ... More

The EconocracyThe Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Joe Earle, Cahal Moral, and Zach Ward-Perkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

One hundred years ago the idea of ‘the economy’ didn’t exist. Now, improving ‘the economy’ has come to be seen as one of the most important tasks facing modern societies. Politics and policymaking ... More

Economic Morality and Jewish Law

Economic Morality and Jewish Law

Aaron Levine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199826865
eISBN:
9780190261368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826865.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book compares the way in which welfare economics and Jewish law determine the propriety of an economic action, whether by a private citizen or the government. Espousing what philosophers would ... More

Economics and the VirtuesBuilding a New Moral Foundation

Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation

Jennifer A. Baker and Mark D. White (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198701392
eISBN:
9780191770661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701392.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

While ethics has been an integral part of economics since the days of Adam Smith (if not Aristotle), many modern economists dismiss ethical concerns in favor of increasing formal mathematical and ... More

The Formation of EconometricsA Historical Perspective

The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective

Duo Qin

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292876
eISBN:
9780191596803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292872.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought, Econometrics

This book traces the formation of econometric theory during the period 1930–1960. It focuses upon the process of how econometrics was formed from mathematical and scientific processes in order to ... More

The Genesis of MacroeconomicsNew Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

The Genesis of Macroeconomics: New Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

Antoin E. Murphy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543229
eISBN:
9780191715709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543229.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, History of Economic Thought

This is a book about the discovery of macroeconomic ideas and concepts long before the term macroeconomics had been coined. The cast of authors varies from doctors and physicians (Sir William Petty ... More

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