Economic Thinkers: A Biographical Encyclopedia

Editor/Author Dieterle, David A
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $150.00
ISBN: 978-0-31-339746-2
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 40
Book Status: Available
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Who are the individuals whose novel ideas, writings, and philosophies have influenced economics throughout history-and in doing so, have helped change the world? This encyclopedia provides a readable study of economics by examining the great economists themselves.

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Table of Contents

  • Guide to Related Topics: Chronology
  • Guide to Related Topics: Geography
  • Guide to Related Topics: Economic Concepts and Philosophies
  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Family Tree of Economics
  • Encyclopedia Entries
  • A
  • Akerlof, George
  • Alchian, Armen
  • Allais, Maurice
  • Arrow, Kenneth
  • Aumann, Robert
  • B
  • Bastiat, Frédéric
  • Bauer, Otto
  • Becker, Gary
  • Bentham, Jeremy
  • Bernanke, Ben
  • Beveridge, William
  • Bhagwati, Jagdish
  • Böhm-Bawerk, Eugen von
  • Boserup, Ester
  • Buchanan, James
  • Burns, Arthur
  • C
  • Cantillon, Richard
  • Carlyle, Thomas
  • Cassel, Gustav
  • Child, Josiah
  • Clark, John Bates
  • Coase, Ronald
  • Colbert, Jean-Baptiste
  • Collier, Paul
  • D
  • Debreu, Gérard
  • de Soto, Hernando
  • Diamond, Peter
  • Draghi, Mario
  • Duflo, Esther
  • Dupuit, Jules
  • E
  • Easterly, William
  • Edgeworth, Francis
  • Ekelund, Robert
  • Ely, Richard
  • Engels, Friedrich
  • Engle, Robert
  • F
  • Fischer, Stanley
  • Fisher, Irving
  • Fogel, Robert
  • Friedman, Milton
  • Frisch, Ragnar
  • G
  • Gaidar, Yegor
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth
  • George, Henry
  • Granger, Sir Clive
  • Greenspan, Alan
  • H
  • Haavelmo, Trygve
  • Haberler, Gottfried von
  • Harrod, Sir Roy
  • Harsanyi, John
  • Hayek, Friedrich von
  • Hazlitt, Henry
  • Heckman, James
  • Heilbroner, Robert
  • Heller, Walter
  • Hicks, Sir John
  • Hilferding, Rudolf
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Hobson, John
  • Hollander, Samuel
  • Hoppe, Hans-Hermann
  • Hornick, Philipp Wilhelm von
  • Huang, Qin Shi
  • Hume, David
  • Hurwicz, Leonid
  • I
  • Irwin, Douglas
  • J
  • Jevons, William Stanley
  • Johnson, Harry
  • K
  • Kahn, Alfred
  • Kahneman, Daniel
  • Kaldor, Nicholas
  • Kalecki, Michal
  • Kantorovich, Leonid
  • Keynes, John Maynard
  • Khaldun, Ibn
  • Klein, Lawrence
  • Knight, Frank
  • Koopmans, Tjalling
  • Kregel, Jan
  • Krueger, Anne
  • Krugman, Paul
  • Kuznets, Simon
  • Kydland, Finn
  • L
  • Laffer, Arthur
  • Lagarde, Christine
  • Lange, Oskar
  • Leontief, Wassily
  • Lewis, Sir Arthur
  • List, Friedrich
  • Locke, John
  • Lucas, Robert, Jr.
  • M
  • Machlup, Fritz
  • Malthus, Thomas
  • Mankiw, Gregory
  • Markowitz, Harry
  • Marshall, Alfred
  • Marx, Karl
  • Maskin, Eric
  • McFadden, Daniel
  • Meade, James
  • Meltzer, Allan
  • Menger, Carl
  • Merton, Robert
  • Mill, John Stuart
  • Miller, Merton
  • Mirrlees, James
  • Mises, Ludwig von
  • Modigliani, Franco
  • Morgenstern, Oskar
  • Mortensen, Dale
  • Mun, Thomas
  • Mundell, Robert
  • Murphy, Kevin
  • Myerson, Roger
  • Myrdal, Gunnar
  • N
  • Nash, John
  • North, Douglass
  • North, Sir Dudley
  • O
  • Ohlin, Bertil
  • Okun, Arthur
  • Olson, Mancur
  • Oster, Emily
  • Ostrom, Elinor
  • P
  • Pareto, Vilfredo
  • Pasinetti, Luigi
  • Petty, Sir William
  • Phelps, Edmund
  • Phillips, A. W. H.
  • Pigou, A. C.
  • Pissarides, Christopher
  • Prescott, Edward
  • Q
  • Quesnay, François
  • R
  • Reich, Robert
  • Reisman, George
  • Ricardo, David
  • Rivlin, Alice
  • Roach, Stephen
  • Robbins, Lionel
  • Robertson, Sir Dennis
  • Robinson, Joan
  • Romer, Christina
  • Romer, Paul
  • Rosen, Sherwin
  • Roth, Alvin
  • Rothbard, Murray
  • Roubini, Nouriel
  • S
  • Sachs, Jeffrey
  • Samuelson, Paul
  • Sargent, Thomas
  • Say, Jean-Baptiste
  • Schelling, Thomas
  • Scholes, Myron
  • Schultz, Theodore
  • Schumacher, Ernst
  • Schumpeter, Joseph
  • Schwartz, Anna
  • Selten, Reinhard
  • Sen, Amartya
  • Senior, Nassau
  • Sennholz, Hans
  • Shapley, Lloyd
  • Sharpe, William
  • Shiller, Robert
  • Shultz, George
  • Simon, Herbert
  • Simon, Julian
  • Simons, Henry
  • Sims, Christopher
  • Singh, Manmohan
  • Smith, Adam
  • Smith, Vernon
  • Solow, Robert
  • Sowell, Thomas
  • Spence, Michael
  • Sraffa, Piero
  • Stern, Nicholas
  • Steuart, James
  • Stigler, George
  • Stiglitz, Joseph
  • Stone, Sir Richard
  • Summers, Lawrence
  • Sunstein, Cass
  • Sweezy, Paul
  • T
  • Taussig, Frank
  • Thaler, Richard
  • Thunen, Johann
  • Thurow, Lester
  • Tinbergen, Jan
  • Tobin, James
  • Trichet, Jean-Claude
  • Tullock, Gordon
  • Turgot, Jacques
  • Tyson, Laura
  • V
  • Veblen, Thorstein
  • Vickrey, William
  • Viner, Jacob
  • Volcker, Paul
  • W
  • Walpole, Sir Robert
  • Walras, Leon
  • Webb, Beatrice
  • Weber, Max
  • Wicksell, Knut
  • Wicksteed, Philip
  • Wieser, Friedrich von
  • Williams, Walter
  • Williamson, Oliver
  • Wolf, Martin
  • X
  • Xiaochuan, Zhou
  • Y
  • Yellen, Janet
  • Z
  • Zoellick, Robert
  • Appendix: Nobel Laureates
  • Glossary
  • Selected Bibliography
  • About the Editor and Contributors