Spanning over seven centuries, Fifty Major Economists provides a comprehensive and clear exposition of the ideas of those individuals responsible for shaping the discipline of economics. Along with brief biographical information about each economist, this book also provides numerous examples to help illustrate the key concepts and ideas that each of these individual has contributed to the field of economics. Economists include:
• Thomas Mun • Nicholas Kaldor • Adam Smith • Douglass Cecil North • Francis Ysidro Edgeworth • Barbara R. Bergmann • Irving Fisher • Robert E. Lucas Jr. • Friedrich Hayek • Amartya Sen
An essential reference for students of economics, Fifty Major Economists provides readers with a clear, comprehensive guide, along with references to the major works of each figure, helpful guides to further reading, and a glossary of the economic terms used in the book.