A Short History of Economic Thought by Bo Sandelin,Hans-Michael Trautwein,Richard Wundrak

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By Bo Sandelin,Hans-Michael Trautwein,Richard Wundrak

This booklet, now in its 3rd version, presents an easy advent to the historical past of financial notion. A bankruptcy is dedicated to every of the main advancements within the historical past of the self-discipline, earlier than a concluding bankruptcy during which the authors draw jointly many of the key strands and touch upon a few significant works and textbooks within the historical past of financial rules. in addition they think of the alterations in monetary pondering in the common context of the philosophy of science.

This new version keeps to supply the transparent and concise assurance of the most faculties of concept and paradigm shifts within the box that has turn into the volume’s trademark. The booklet has been completely up-to-date all through so as to mirror alterations within the panorama of the sphere. information on key thinkers, and facets of the tale corresponding to the evolution of scholarship on progress and improvement, were further or multiplied, when now not compromising at the book’s concise method. Key updates include:

  • Biographical- and bibliographical details is pointed out up to now in the course of the text

  • North American economists John Kenneth Galbraith and Kenneth Ewart Boulding make their first visual appeal during this version

  • Information on advancements in institutional economics, addressing particularly the works of 2009 Nobel prize winner Elinor Ostrom).

This publication has develop into renowned for its cutting edge assurance of the industrial taking into account mainland Europe, while additionally addressing Anglo-American tendencies. It presents a quick and hugely readable review of the evolution of monetary notion, usable in classes the place the heritage of financial inspiration constitutes just a small half or required history interpreting. It remains to be an incredibly worthy, a lot wanted textual content for all introductory economics classes within the field.

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