First published in 2004. This is a collection of carefully selected works and material, attempts to extend the current state of scholarship in the area of Irish Political Economy. The range and variety of material presented should be of interest not only to students of economic thought but also to those working in such fields as Irish Studies, history, politics, sociology and intellectual history. Volume 2 includes the Value and Distribution.

chapter |13 pages

Introduction to Volume II

ByTom Boylan, Tadhg Foley

part Part 1|110 pages

Value Theory

chapter 17|13 pages

Lectures on Political Economy

Lectures III and VI
ByMountifort Longfield

chapter 18|12 pages

‘Retaliation, or Free Trade?’

ByJames A. Lawson

chapter 19|7 pages

An Introductory Lecture on Political Economy

ByWilliam Neilson Hancock

chapter 20|22 pages

The Principles of Value in Exchange

Lecture I
ByArthur Houston

chapter 21|19 pages

‘Of Human Wants’ and ‘of Exchange’

ByWilliam Edward Hearn

chapter 22|35 pages

‘Normal Value’

ByJohn E. Cairnes

part Part 2|189 pages

Distribution Theory

chapter 24|18 pages

Lectures on Political Economy

Lectures IX and X
ByMountifort Longfield

chapter 25|12 pages

Rent, Profits, and Labour

A lecture
ByIsaac Butt

chapter 26|8 pages

‘On the English and Irish Analyses of Wages and Profits’

ByRobert Vance

chapter 27|6 pages

‘On Cottier Rents’

ByWilliam Edward Hearn

chapter 28|16 pages

‘Political Economy and the Rate of Wages’ 1

ByThomas Edward Cliffe Leslie

chapter 29|26 pages

‘The Rate of Wages’

ByJohn. E. Cairnes

chapter 30|18 pages

‘Work and the Workman’

An address to the Trades' Union Congress'
ByJohn Kells Ingram

chapter 31|26 pages

The Ricardian Theory of Rent

Sections I–III
ByHutcheson Macaulay Posnett

chapter 32|19 pages

‘The History and Future of Interest and Profit’ 1

ByThomas Edward Cliffe Leslie

chapter 33|11 pages

‘The Wages-Fund Theory’ and ‘View of Longfield’

ByWilliam D. McDonnell