Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Volume 18

The three books making up Volume 18 of "Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology" are an illustration of the goals of this series: offering a platform for both original research as well as for selections of hitherto unpublished archival materials on history of economic thought and methodology. In Volume 18-A, the research annual, the Editors Professors Warren J. Samuels and Jeff E. Biddle succeeded in assembling an excellent...

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Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Volume 24C

24C: This volume publishes a wide variety of documents. Included are Notes taken by Henry R. Seager in 1890; Robert Hoxie's Introductory Lecture on the nature of the history of political economy (1916) coupled with an internet discussion on the history of economic thought as the history of error (2005); two law school student papers on John R. Commons' work on law and economics (1926); Edwin R. A. Seligman's Autobiography (1929); Glenn...

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Law and Economics

This book brings together a number of articles, for the most part already pub lished, that develop a contemporary institutionalist approach to the study of the economic role of government. The institutionalist tradition in these matters began with the work of Henry Carter Adams on economics and jurisprudence! and Richard T. Ely on the relation of the institutions of property and contract 2 to the distribution of wealth. It continued with John R....

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Economic Thought and Discourse in the 20th Century

The history of economics comprises the accumulated capital of the discipline and its study permits both the retrieval of important ideas and the conduct of analysis which places present-day work in context. The essays in this book demonstrate some of the variety of uses to which the history of economics, as a sub-discipline, can be put.

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Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Volume 18C

The collection includes refereed articles on topics in economic methodology and the history of economics, including Austrian economic methodology and Wesley Mitchell.Review essays on new publications cover such topics as Adam Smith, John Kenneth Galbraith, Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Schumpeter, Janos Kornai, the Chicago School, French econometrics, financial economics, economic methodology, economists in parliament, the repeal of the Corn Laws,...

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Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Volume 21C

Seven documents from the history of economics: Four sets of lecture notes taken by Victor E. Smith, two from courses given by William Jaffe at Northwestern University, on general equilibrium theory and on Keynes, from 1938-39, and one from lectures given at the University of Cambridge during 1954-55. Two documents from the history of Institutional Economics, one the 1974 Editor's Report on the Journal of Economic Issues - on the conflicts then...

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Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Volume 23C

EconomistsVolume 23C of this research annual first presents lecture notes from courses at the University of Wisconsin during 1955-6 given by Hans Hl. Gerth and Edwin E. Witte, together with correspondence of Selig Perlman. The volume also presents notes taken by F. Taylor Ostrander in courses given at the University of Chicago during 1933-4. The notes are from courses given by John U. Nef, Charles O. Hardy, and Chester W. Wright, on European...

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