An Outline of the History of Economic Thought by Ernesto ScrepantiAn Outline of the History of Economic Thought by Ernesto Screpanti

An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

byErnesto Screpanti, Stefano Zamagni

Paperback | June 9, 2005

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of economics from its beginnings, at the end of the Middle Ages, up to contemporary developments. It is strong on contemporary theory, providing extensive coverage of the twentieth century, particularly since the Second World War. The second edition has been revised and updated to take account of new developments in economic thought.
Ernesto Screpanti studied Sociology at the University of Trento (Italy) and Economics at the University of Cambridge. He has taught economics in various Italian universities and, at present, is teaching at the University of Siena. He was a member of the Steering Committees of the EAEPE and the AISSEC. He publishes extensively on labour...
Title:An Outline of the History of Economic ThoughtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.25 inPublished:June 9, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199279144

ISBN - 13:9780199279142

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Table of Contents

From the Origins to Keynes1. The Birth of Political Economy2. The Laissez-Faire Revolution and Smithian Economics3. From Ricardo to Mill4. Socialist Economic Thought and Marx5. The Triumph of Utilitarianism and the Marginalist Revolution6. The Construction of Neoclassical Orthodoxy7. The Years of High Theory: I8. The Years of High Theory: IIContemporary Developments of Economic Theory9. Contemporary Macroeconomic Theory10. General Economic Equilibrium and Microeconomics11. At the Margins of Orthodoxy12. A Post-Smithian Revolution

Editorial Reviews

`Screpanti and Zamagni develop a thorough, informative and interesting narrative of the history of economic theory.'Choice, November 1993