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The Makers of Modern Economics

Author : Arnold Heertje
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In these essays, scholars of modern economics examine their influences, education and careers as well as the wider concerns of economics as a discipline. They discuss their development as scientists, the problems and issues which interested them, and the individuals who guided them.

The Makers of Modern Economics

Author : Arnold Heertje
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Leading figures in modern economic theory, from the US, the UK, and Japan, offer insights into their careers and their research to date, and consider future directions of economics as a discipline. They reflect on their development, problems and issues that have interested them, and individuals who influenced and guided them. The editor is professor of economics at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Modern Entrepreneurship

Author : David B. Audretsch
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Once relegated to the dusty shelves of ancient muses, research and scholarship on entrepreneurship has exploded as a field of research, with impactful additions from a range of disciplines rendering the field a tricky one to traverse. The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Modern Entrepreneurship offers a comprehensive guide to entrepreneurship, providing an authoritative exploration of the key people and their ideas. This book tells the stories of the scholars who have set the standard and tone for thinking and analysing entrepreneurship. Edited by two of the world’s leading entrepreneurship scholars, this comprehensive volume offers a platform for understanding and future research that is both state-of-the-art and authoritative. It expands on how modern entrepreneurship has developed, with a focus on the key "makers" of the field – including theories, such as social psychology; concepts, such as neuroeconomics; and types, such as political entrepreneurship. The contributions to the collection are grouped into three sections: Emergence of Entrepreneurship Research Theories in Modern Entrepreneurship Concepts and Makers in Modern Entrepreneurship This companion is essential reading for students and academics interested in entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial management and business management.

Essays in the History of Economics

Author : William Henderson
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Under the impressive editorship of Warren Samuels et al, this book addresses the state of the history of economic thought today. An important contribution to the study of the history of economics, this eagerly-awaited book will develop an unsurprisingly large following.

A Companion to the History of Economic Thought

Author : Warren J. Samuels
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Assembling contributions from top thinkers in the field, thiscompanion offers a comprehensive and sophisticated exploration ofthe history of economic thought. The volume has a threefold focus:the history of economic thought, the history of economics as adiscipline, and the historiography of economic thought. Provides sophisticated introductions to a vast array oftopics. Focuses on a unique range of topics, including the history ofeconomic thought, the history of the discipline of economics, andthe historiography of economic thought.

Exemplary Economists North America

Author : Roger Backhouse
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Focuses on leading economists who were born, or have spent the greater part of their lives, in America.

Exemplary Economists Europe Asia and Australasia

Author : Roger Backhouse
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A selection of autobiographical essays by economists whose work is recognised in current economic thinking. They are based upon introductions to the Edward Elgar series, "Economists of the Twentieth Century". The volume focuses upon those who have experience in Europe, Asia and Australasia.

Arrow and the Ascent of Modern Economic Theory

Author : George R. Feiwel
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This and the companion volume are about the ascent, vicissitudes and lacunae in the science and art modern economics and about Kenneth Arrow, his architectonic contributions to and impact on the theoretical and applied economics and moral and political philosophy of our age. They provide a comprehensive composite analysis of Arrow's approach and contributions to and his impact on modern economics and philosophy seen from various forms. In addition to original essays that not only analyse Arrow's contributions and impact, but provide insights into what is being done at the frontiers of the subject, these volumes contain interview chapters that afford extraordinary glimpses into the creativity and personality of the major contributors to the economics of our age (including our protagonist) and are an important historical document.

The Makers of Modern Political Economy

Author : Hubert L. Smith
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A History of Post Keynesian Economics Since 1936

Author : J. E. King
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This text provides a history of the post Keynesian approach to economics since 1936. The author locates the origins of these economics in the conflicting interpretations of Keynes' General Theory and in the complementary work of Michael Kalecki.