The Making of Modern Economics: The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers

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M.E. Sharpe, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 487 pages
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Discusses economists such as Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, Irving Fisher, Thorstein Veblen, Frederic Bastiat, Eugen Bohm-Bawerk, Edward A. Chamberlin, John Bates Clark, David Colander, Peter F. Drucker, Frank Fetter, Milton Friedman, John Kenneth Galbraith, Roger B. Garrison, Henry George, Friedrich Hayek, Henry Hazlitt, G.W.F. Hegel, Robert Heilbroner, David Hume, William H. Hutt, William Stanley Jevons, John Maynard Keynes, Frank H. Knight, Alfred Marshall, Jenny Marx, Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, Wesley C. Mitchell, Charles Montesquieu, Arthur C. Pigou, Francois Quesnay, David Ricardo, Joan Robinson, Murray N. Rothbard, Paul A. Samuelson, J.-B. Say, Joseph A. Schumpeter, Anna J. Schwartz, Henry C. Simmons, Mark Skousen, Herbert Spencer, George Stigler, Alexis de Toqueville, Leon Walras, Max Weber, Knut Wicksell, Friedrich von Wieser, and others.

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