Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology: Including a Symposium on Public Finance in the History of Economic Thought Vol: 38, Part A

Luca Fiorito
Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Scott Scheall
Arizona State University, USA

Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Product Details
19 Feb 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
216 pages - 152 x 229mm
Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology
Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology Volume 38A features a symposium on public finance in the history of economic thought co-edited by guest editors Claire Silvant and Javier San Julián Arrupe, as well as general-research essays from Cosma Orsi and John Henry, and a heartfelt obituary by Mattheus Assaf of his friend, Gabriel Oliva, winner of RHETM's first Warren Samuels Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology. 

Including chapters on British public debt in the 19th century, French financial controversies in the mid-1800s, and a thoughtful reflection on the USA's New Deal, this volume is a global exploration of public finance history. For any researcher or student interested in the history of economics, this is an essential read containing the most up-to-date research.
Part I: A Symposium on Public Finance in the History of Economic Thought
1. Introduction: Public Finance in the History of Economics, a Field of its Own; Claire Silvant and Javier San Julián Arrupe 
2. British Public Debt Management Operations in the Early Nineteenth Century; Nesrine Bentemessek Kahia 
3. Ricardo and his Contemporaries on Monetary Reform and the National Debt; Christina Laskaridis 
4. The French Financial Controversies in the Aftermath of the 1848 Crisis: An Overview of Socialist and Liberal Positions; Clément Coste and Claire Silvant 
5. An Expansionary Economist Against Fiscal Discipline in Mid-19th Century Spain: The Lonely Shepherd; Javier San Julián Arrupe 
6. Public Credit, Capital, and State Agency: Fiscal Responsibility in German-Language Finanzwissenschaft; Richard Sturn 
7. Would a State Monopoly Over Money Creation Allow for a Reduction of the National Debt? A Study of the 'Seignorage Argument' in Light of the Debates on the '100% Money' Debates; Samuel Demeulemeester 
Part II: Essays 
8. Economic Thought and Social Institutions in Eighteenth Century England; Cosma Orsi 
9. Reflections on the New Deal:The Vested Interests and Limits to Reform; John F. Henry 
Part III: Memorial 
10. Remembering Gabriel Oliva C. Cunha (1990-2019); Matheus Assaf
Luca Fiorito received his PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in New York and is currently Professor at the University of Palermo. His main area of interest is the history of American economic thought in the Progressive Era and the interwar years. He has published many works on the contributions of the institutionalists and on the relationship between economics and eugenics.  
Scott Scheall is Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Social Science in Arizona State University's College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, as well as Project Director for the History of Economic Thought in Arizona State University's Center for the Study of Economic Liberty. He has published extensively on topics related to the history and philosophy of the Austrian School of Economics. 
Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak is Associate Professor of Economics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. He specializes in the history and methodology of economics, studying the interplay of social, political, and economic ideas in early modern England, and the institutionalization of economics in Brazil during the postwar era. He has published several papers on these and related themes in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, and is also the co-editor of The Political Economy of Latin American Independence (Routledge, 2017).

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