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Published: 28 February 2009

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780199543229

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The Genesis of Macroeconomics

New Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

Antoin E. Murphy

  • An accessible introduction to a group of influential 18th-century economists who are considered to be the founding fathers of macroeconomic and monetary theory
  • Written in a lively and engaging style, helping readers to imagine themselves in the different worlds of each writer discussed
  • Shows readers how economic concepts evolve and are influenced by contemporary developments

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