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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

The Formation of Econometrics

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

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

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

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

Categories and Contexts

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

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

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

John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Antoin E. Murphy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.001.0001

Despite his popular reputation as a rake and a gambler, John Law (1671–1729) left a remarkable legacy of economic concepts at a time when economic conceptualization was very much at an embryonic ... More

On Custom in the Economy

On Custom in the Economy

Ekkehart Schlicht

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292241
eISBN:
9780191596865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292244.001.0001

Custom is an integral part of the institutional matrix of modern economies. Market processes hinge crucially on custom, which in turn affect these processes. The book proposes a theory of custom that ... 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 ... More

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