ABSTRACT

This book examines important issues on the relationship between economics and political values or ideologies, by analysing the main branches of economic theory in an historical perspective and their impact on economic policy.
The book is structured as follows:

Part I: Positive Economics?
1. The Positive-Normative Distinction in the History of Economic Thought

Part II: Policy Objectives
2. The Objectives of Economic Policies: An Historical Review

chapter |8 pages

Introduction

part |2 pages

Part I : Positive Economics?

part |2 pages

Part II : Policy Objectives