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Title Fifty major economists / Steven Pressman.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.


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Edition 3rd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 320 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge key guides
Routledge key guides.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Economists -- Biography.
Economics -- History.
Genre Biographies.
Contents Cover; Fifty Major Economists; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Alphabetical list of contents; Preface; Introduction; Thomas Mun (1571-1641); William Petty (1623-87); Richard Cantillon (1687?-1734?); François Quesnay (1694-1774); David Hume (1711-76); Adam Smith (1723-90); Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832); Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834); David Ricardo (1772-1823); Antoine Augustin Cournot (1801-77); John Stuart Mill (1806-73); Karl Marx (1818-83); Léon Walras (1834-1910); William Stanley Jevons (1835-82); Carl Menger (1840-1921); Alfred Marshall (1842-1924).
Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (1845-1926)John Bates Clark (1847-1938); Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923); Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851-1914); Knut Wicksell (1851-1926); Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929); Irving Fisher (1867-1947); Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877-1959); John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946); Joseph Schumpeter (1883-1950); Piero Sraffa (1898-1983); Gunnar Myrdal (1898-1987); Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992); Simon Kuznets (1901-85); John von Neumann (1903-57); Joan Robinson (1903-83); Jan Tinbergen (1903-94); John Hicks (1904-89); Wassily Leontief (1906-99); John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006).
Milton Friedman (1912-2006)Paul Samuelson (1915-2009); Franco Modigliani (1918-2003); James M. Buchanan (1919-2013); Hyman Minsky (1919-96); Douglass Cecil North (1920- ); Kenneth J. Arrow (1921- ); Barbara R. Bergmann (1927- ); Gary Becker (1930- ); Amartya Sen (1933- ); Daniel Kahneman (1934- ); Robert E. Lucas, Jr. (1937- ); Joseph Stiglitz (1943- ); Paul Krugman (1953- ); Glossary.
Summary An introduction to the life, work and ideas of the people who have shaped the economic landscape from the sixteenth century to the present day. Now in a third edition, it considers how major economists might have viewed challenges such as the continuing economic slump, high unemployment and the sovereign debt problems which face the world today, it includes entries on: Paul Krugman Hyman Minsky John Maynard Keynes Adam Smith Irving Fisher James Buchanan Fifty Major Economists contains brief biographical information on each f.
Other Title Print version: Pressman, Steven. Fifty major economists. 3rd ed. London ; New York : Routledge, 2013 9780415645089