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    DescriptionThe main theme of this work is a concern with the emergence and diffusion of economic ideas. The book brings together a range of Professor Rosenberg's contributions to the history of economic thought. Topics include the development of capitalist institutions and technological dynamism.


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    Title
    The Emergence of Economic Ideas
    Subtitle
    Essays in the History of Economics
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Nathan Rosenberg
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781858980478
    ISBN 10: 185898047X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.5
    BIC subject category V2: JFCX, KCA
    BISAC V2.8: BUS023000
    DC20: 330.109
    LC classification: HB75.R6618
    Thema V1.0: KCA, JBCC9
    Publisher
    Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    11 November 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Cheltenham
    Table of contents
    Mandeville and laissez-faire; some institutional aspects of the "Wealth of Nations"; Adam Smith and the division of labour - two views or one?; Adam Smith, consumer tastes and economic growth; Adam Smith on profits - paradox lost and regained; another advantage of the division of labour; Adam Smith and the stock of moral capital; Charles Babbage - pioneer economist; Karl Marx on the economic role of science; Marx as a student of technology; Joseph Schumpeter - radical economist; George Stigler - Adam Smith's best friend.