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Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason: Text and Documents

F. A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226321097
eISBN:
9780226321127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226321127.001.0001

This book presents a study of social phenomena. How to best and most accurately study social interactions has long been debated intensely, and there are two main approaches: the positivists, who ... More

Jacob Mincer

Jacob Mincer: A Founding Father of Modern Labor Economics

Pedro N. Teixeira

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199211319
eISBN:
9780191705748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211319.001.0001

This book presents the work of one of the most important economists of the second half of the 20th century, Jacob Mincer. Mincer played a central role in shaping contemporary labor economics, namely ... More

An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279142
eISBN:
9780191602887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279144.001.0001

Provides a comprehensive and analytical overview of the development of economic theory from its beginnings, at the end of the Middle Ages, up to contemporary contributions. Traditional theories are ... More

Keynes's Vision

Keynes's Vision: A New Political Economy

Athol Fitzgibbons

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283201
eISBN:
9780191596254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283202.001.0001

This is an overview of the writings of John Maynard Keynes. It shows that a logically coherent structure of ideas, based on a single vision, permeated all aspects of Keynes's thought. This vision ... More

Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue

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

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 the next. His ... More

Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century

Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century

Michael Szenberg, Lall Ramrattan, and Aron A. Gottesman (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298839
eISBN:
9780191711480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298839.001.0001

This book presents the scientific works of Paul Samuelson, the leading neoclassical economist, which would attract research and study in the 21st century. The subject matter includes his ... More

Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Antoin E. Murphy

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.001.0001

This book analyses the career and writings of the enigmatic Irish‐born economist Richard Cantillon, a banker and entrepreneur. Cantillon's work is examined in the context of the stock market ... More

The Genesis of Macroeconomics

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

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

A History of Econometrics

A History of Econometrics: The Reformation from the 1970s

Duo Qin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679348
eISBN:
9780191758416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679348.001.0001

This book is a sequel of Qin's previous OUP volume The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective. That book traces the history roughly during the period 1930-1960. The present book is ... 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

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

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