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Handbook on the History of Economic Analysis Volume I: Great Economists Since Petty and Boisguilbert (Hardback)
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Handbook on the History of Economic Analysis Volume I: Great Economists Since Petty and Boisguilbert (Hardback)

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Hardback 816 Pages / Published: 29/07/2016
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This unique troika of Handbooks provides indispensable coverage of the history of economic analysis. Edited by two of the foremost academics in the field, the volumes gather together insightful and original contributions from scholars across the world. The encyclopaedic breadth and scope of the original entries will make these Handbooks an invaluable source of knowledge for all serious students and scholars of the history of economic thought. Volume I contains original biographical profiles of many of the most important and influential economists from the seventeenth century to the present day. These inform the reader about their lives, works and impact on the further development of the discipline. The emphasis is on their lasting contributions to our understanding of the complex system known as the economy. The entries also shed light on the means and ways in which the functioning of this system can be improved and its dysfunction reduced.

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849801102
Number of pages: 816
Dimensions: 169 x 244 mm


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`This unique trio of Handbooks of economic analysis offers a comprehensive coverage of the history of the subject. It is a fascinating collection of essays on a wide range of topics in the field.
`(The authors) are to be lauded for what is by any standard a major accomplishment, and an important contribution to the existing scholarly literature in the history of economics.' -- Harro Maas and Cleo Chassonnery-Zaigouche, The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought
`(This book) provides a comprehensive and complex history of the evolution of economic science, something that no other book does. That is why the Handbook of the History of Economic Analysis will soon become an indisputable guide for universities, in particular, and for the academic world, in general.' -- The Journal of Philosophical Economics

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