A Brief History of Economic Thought by Alessandro Roncaglia

By Alessandro Roncaglia

The evolution of monetary idea should be traced again from its beginnings in classical antiquity as much as the current day. during this e-book, Professor Alessandro Roncaglia deals a transparent, concise and up-to-date model of his award-winning The Wealth of rules, learning the advance of monetary suggestion via views and debates at the economic system and society over the years. With chapters on well-liked fiscal theorists, together with William Petty, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes, in addition to on different vital figures and key debates of every interval, Roncaglia significantly evaluates the rules of the marginalist–neoclassical (scarcity–utility) method compared to the Classical–Keynes method. A entire consultant to the historical past of financial suggestion, this booklet may be of price not just to undergraduate and postgraduate scholars learning monetary proposal, but additionally to any readers meaning to examine how economics has developed as much as the current day.

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