Table of Contents:
- It all started with Adam -- The French connection: laissez faire avance! -- The irreverent Malthus challenges the new model of prosperity -- Tricky Ricardo takes economics down a dangerous road -- Milling around: John Stuart Mill and the Socialists search for Utopia -- Marx madness plunges economics in to a New Dark Age -- Out of the blue Danube: Menger and the Austrians reverse the tide -- Marshalling the troops: Scientific economics comes of age -- Go West, young man: Americans solve the distribution problem in economics -- The conspicuous Veblen versus the protesting Weber: Two critics debate the meaning of Capitalism -- The Fisher King tries to catch the missing link in macroeconomics -- The missing Mises: Mises (and Wicksell) make a major breakthrough -- The Keynes mutiny: Capitalism faces its greatest challenge -- Paul raises the Keynesian cross: Samuelson and modern economics -- Milton's Paradise: Friedman leads a monetary counterrevolution -- The creative destruction of Socialism: The dark vision of Joseph Schumpeter -- Dr. Smith goes to Washington: The near triumph of market economics
- Now updated to include more information on Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Joseph Stglitz, imperfect markets, and behavioral economics, Mark Skousen's popular work provides an accessible introduction to the major economic thinkers of the past 225 years - including little-known and often amusing facts about their personal lives
- Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on title page of print version.
- 1 online resource (25 entries) : 142 images.
- HB75 .S545 2009eb
- 9781780345857 (online)
9780765622266 (alk. paper) [Invalid]
Library of Congress Control Numbers:
- 2008061114 [Invalid]
Other Control Numbers:
- slc00228371 (source: CaBNVSL)
sharpemodecon2008 (source: Credo)