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- DescriptionThis book, w in its third edition, provides an elementary introduction to the history of ecomic thought. A chapter is devoted to each of the major developments in the history of the discipline, before a concluding chapter in which the authors draw together some of the key strands and comment on some major works and textbooks in the history of ecomic ideas. They also reflect on the changes in ecomic thinking within the general context of the philosophy of science. This new edition continues to offer the clear and concise coverage of the main schools of thought and paradigm shifts in the field that has become the volume's trademark. The book has been thoroughly updated throughout in order to reflect changes in the landscape of the field. Details on key thinkers, and aspects of the story such as the evolution of scholarship on growth and development, have been added or expanded, whilst t compromising on the book's concise approach. Key updates include: * Biographical- and bibliographical information is brought up to date throughout the text * North American ecomists John Kenneth Galbraith and Kenneth Ewart Boulding make their first appearance in this edition * Information on developments in institutional ecomics, addressing in particular the works of 2009 Nobel prize winner Elir Ostrom). This book has become well kwn for its invative coverage of the ecomic thinking of mainland Europe, whilst also addressing Anglo-American trends. It provides a short and highly readable overview of the evolution of ecomic thought, usable in courses where the history of ecomic thought constitutes only a small part or required background reading. It continues to be an extremely useful, much needed text for all introductory ecomics courses in the field.
- Author BiographyBo Sandelin is Professor of Economics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Hans-Michael Trautwein is Professor of International Economics at the University of Oldenburg, Germany. Richard Wundrak was formerly Professor at the University of Greifswald, Germany.
- Author(s)Bo Sandelin,Hans-Michael Trautwein,Richard Wundrak
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication08/08/2014
- SubjectEconomics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note9 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 9 black & white line drawings
- Weight158 g
- Width138 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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