In this concise and strategic history, Heinz D. Kurz selects major moments in the development of economic ideas to portray the growth of the field and how economic insights are acquired, lost, and reborn. His timeline focuses on the dynamic individuals who give old ideas new life and the historical events that provoke the combination and recombination of different approaches and theories.
Kurz begins with classical economics in ancient Greece and concludes with the visionary work of Kenneth J. Arrow and Amartya Sen. Among many other topics, he explains what Adam Smith meant by an invisible hand"; how Karl Marx
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|Size: ||2.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||Columbia University Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780231540759 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|