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Published: 03 January 2019

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199372775

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Measuring Utility

From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Ivan Moscati

Oxford Studies in the History of Economics

  • Provides a general history of utility measurement, a core concept in economics
  • Investigates some key methodological issues associated with utility measurement, and explores other foundational debates in economic theory related to the measurability of utility.
  • Connects debates within economics to parallel developments in other social sciences, including psychology, as well as philosophy of science
  • Highlights the role of social networks in the development of ideas