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Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology Vol: 17

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15 Apr 1999
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
312 pages - 156 x 234 x 19mm
Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology


This annual volume includes papers on: Edwin Cannan, economic theory and the history of economic thought; Gardiner C. Means, the relation of his administered price hypothesis to neoclassical price theory; Alfred Marshall's approach to economics differed from later neoclassical economics; and notes taken by Victor E. Smith from lectures by William Jaffe on Alfred Marshall. Review essays on a variety of topics is included: the quantity theory of money; the Ricardian epistemological tradition; the history of corporate finance; economics and anthropology; Joseph A. Schumpter; economic dynamics; economics and ethics; the history of time series analysis in economics; and Alfred Marshall's correspondence.
List of contributors. Editorial board. Acknowledgments. Edwin Cannan: economic theory and the history of economic thought (D. O'Brien). Administered price hypothesis and the dominance of neoclassical price theory: the case of the industrial prices dispute (F.S. Lee). Part I. Symposium: Alfred Marshall and Neoclassical Economics. Alfred Marshall and neoclassical economics: insights from his Correspondence (W.J. Samuels). Victor E. Smith's notes on William Jaffe's lectures on Marshallian theory, Spring 1937 (Edited with Commentary by W.J. Samuels). Part II. Review Essays. Marshall: the economist as correspondent (D.E. Moggridge). The remaining "essential desideratum": Marshall's correspondence (G. Hueckel). Statistical visions in time (D.B. Suits). "Economics" and "ethics" once again (A.M.C. Waterman). Behavioral norms, technological progress, and economic dynamics (Y.S. Brenner). How did do It? (P. Mehrling). The troubled courtship of economics and anthropology (A. Mayhew). Strategies of economic order (S. Bober). A history of corporate finance (A.M. Diamond, Jr., J.M. Diamond). David's family and the flat-earthers (P. Le Gall, O. Robert). Recapturing or remodelling the past? (M.C. Marcuzzo). New books received.

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