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Cantillon's Début as a Banker in Paris, 1714–1717

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon took over the Parisian‐based banking business of his cousin, the Chevalier Richard Cantillon, during the period 1714–17. One of his early transactions involved discounting a bill of ... More


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


Conclusion: New Ideas from Fascinating People

Antoin E. Murphy

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543229
eISBN:
9780191715709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543229.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, History of Economic Thought

This chapter begins with a synthesis of the discussions in the preceding chapters, which detailed the considerable legacy selected 17th- to early 19th-century writers left to macroeconomics. Drawing ... More


Family, Education, and Army Service

Michael R. Yogg

in Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167468
eISBN:
9780231537025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167468.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter recounts the childhood, army training, and education of Paul Cabot. Paul is the fifth oldest of nine children and son of Henry and Anna Cabot, whose household, for Paul, would ... More


Experiment on Entrepreneurial Discovery: An Attempt to Demonstrate the Conjecture of Hayek and Kirzner

Daniel B. Klein

in Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199355327
eISBN:
9780190261313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199355327.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter describes Daniel B. Klein’s experiment with Henry Demmert, which was conducted at the Santa Clara University in 1999. The experiment consisted of physical tasks where subjects are ... More


The Separation of Economics from Virtue: A Historical–Conceptual Introduction

Eric Schliesser

in Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198701392
eISBN:
9780191770661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701392.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The aim of this chapter is to explain what philosophical commitments drove mainstream professional economists to understand their own discipline as leaving no space for ethics (including virtue) ... More


3 Classicism, Neoclassicism, and the Sherman Act

Herbert Hovenkamp

in The Making of Competition Policy: Legal and Economic Sources

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199782796
eISBN:
9780190261351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782796.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter outlines neoclassical economic thinking on competition and the problem of monopoly under the Sherman Act. It focuses on a selection from Alfred Marshall's Principles of Economics, and ... More


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