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Published: 26 May 2005

584 Pages


ISBN: 9780199279135

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An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Second Edition

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

  • Revised and updated to take account of new developments in economic thought
  • Provides a balanced treatment of historical and contemporary theory
  • Accessible, lucid explanations- suitable for all levels of students
  • Frames the developments of economic thought within the history of ideas

New to this Edition:

  • Due consideration is given to the "civil economy" perspective
  • The chapter on Adam Smith has been considerably extended and improved.
  • New chapter deals with the most recent developments in the economic discourse in the light of globalization and of the new technological trajectory.
  • The treatment of the post-keynesian approach has been separated from the "new keynesian macroeconomics"

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