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Title The Palgrave companion to Cambridge economics / Robert A. Cord, editor.
Imprint London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]

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Subject University of Cambridge.
Economics -- England -- Cambridge.
Economists -- England -- Cambridge.
Alt Name Cord, Robert,
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 1225 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Cambridge University has and continues to be one of the most important centres for economics. With nine chapters on themes in Cambridge economics and over 40 chapters on the lives and work of Cambridge economists, this volume shows how economics became established at the university, how it produced some of the world's best-known economists, including John Maynard Keynes and Alfred Marshall, plus Nobel Prize winners, such as Richard Stone and James Mirrlees, and how it remains a global force for the very best in teaching and research in economics. With original contributions from a stellar cast, this volume provides economists -- especially those interested in macroeconomics and the history of economic thought -- with the first in-depth analysis of Cambridge economics.
Contents Introduction; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: Themes in Cambridge Economics; 1: Cambridge's Contribution totheRevival ofClassical Political Economy; 1 Introduction; 2 Classical Political Economy; 3 Vulgar Economy andtheMarginal Revolution; 4 The Development ofMarshall's Method andTheory; 5 Sraffa, Keynes, andthePost-Keynesian Revival ofClassical Political Economy; 6 The Cambridge Welfare Tradition Versus theCambridge Keynesian Tradition; 7 Concluding Remarks; References; 2: Cambridge's Contribution toMethodology inEconomics; 1 Introduction.
2 The Cambridge Philosophical Tradition andClassical Political Economy3 The Cambridge Resolution oftheMethodenstreit; 4 John Maynard Keynes andMethodology inTwentieth-Century Cambridge; 5 Cambridge's Contributions intheTwenty-First Century; References; 3: Cambridge Theories ofWelfare Economics; 1 Introduction; 2 Late Nineteenth Century; Sidgwick andtheWelfare-enhancing Art ofPolitical Economy; Foxwell onPeriodic Mismatches, Speculation, andWelfare; Marshall, Surplus andtheShort- andLong-run Aspects ofWelfare.
John Neville Keynes onTheory inRelation toConcrete Economic Problems3 Early Twentieth Century; Pigouvian Market Failure andWelfare Analysis; John Maynard Keynes andWelfare; 4 Mid-Twentieth Century; A Revival oftheMarshallian Approach toWelfare; 5 Conclusion; References; 4: Cambridge andDevelopment Economics; 1 Introduction: Classical Political Economy andtheEarly Influences onDevelopment Economics; 2 Paley andMalthus: TheFirst oftheCambridge Development Economists; 3 The Influence ofScience: TheMarginal Revolution andBiological Evolution.
4 The Multidisciplinary Pursuit ofOptimality: Alfred Marshall andtheEstablishment oftheEconomics Profession5 The Marshallians: Keynes andtheCircus; 6 Conclusion; References; 5: Cambridge andEconometrics; 1 Introduction; 2 Economic Theories; 3 Relevant Data; 4 Relevant Quantitative Analysis; Microeconomic Analysis; Macroeconomic quantitative analysis; Keynes andEconometrics; 5 Richard Stone andtheDepartment ofApplied Economics; 6 Conclusion; References; 6: Cambridge inMind: Economics andPsychology ontheCam; 1 The Origins ofPsychology; 2 Psychology at Cambridge; 3 Sidgwick.
4 Marshall5 Pigou; 6 Keynes; 7 Conclusion; References; 7: Post Keynesian Economics inCambridge; 1 Introduction; 2 What's inaName?; 3 While Keynes Lived (Pre-1946); 4 After Keynes: TheFirst 10 Years (1946-1956); 5 The Golden Age That Wasn't (1956-1973); 6 The Age ofDecline (1973-2016); 7 Epilogue; References; 8: Cambridge andEconomic History; 1 Introduction; 2 Postan andEconomic History; 3 The Cambridge Group fortheHistory ofPopulation andSocial Structure andE.A.Wrigley; 4 History andEconomic History; 5 Conclusion; References.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 2, 2017).
ISBN 9781137412331 (electronic bk.)
113741233X (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1057/978-1-137-41233-1
OCLC # 973396772
Additional Format Print version: Palgrave companion to Cambridge economics. London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] 1137412321 9781137412324 (OCoLC)934193623

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