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The Knowledge We Have Lost in InformationThe History of Information in Modern Economics

The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information: The History of Information in Modern Economics

Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190270056
eISBN:
9780190270087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270056.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In contrast with conventional histories of “economic rationality,” in this book we propose that the history of modern microeconomics is better organized as the treatment of information in postwar ... More

Economics and the VirtuesBuilding a New Moral Foundation

Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation

Jennifer A. Baker and Mark D. White (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198701392
eISBN:
9780191770661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701392.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

While ethics has been an integral part of economics since the days of Adam Smith (if not Aristotle), many modern economists dismiss ethical concerns in favor of increasing formal mathematical and ... More

Multidisciplinary EconomicsA Methodological Account

Multidisciplinary Economics: A Methodological Account

Piet Keizer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199686490
eISBN:
9780191797651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686490.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Human motivation offers energy, and circumstances possibilities. Only in combination does human action take place. Over time, desires and opportunities to satisfy them closely interact. Orthodox ... More

Knowledge and CoordinationA Liberal Interpretation

Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation

Daniel B. Klein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199355327
eISBN:
9780190261313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199355327.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Adam Smith and Friedrich Hayek saw the liberty principle as focal and accorded it strong presumption, but their wisdom invokes how little we can know. This book re-examines the elements of economic ... More

The Affluent Society Revisited

The Affluent Society Revisited

Mike Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book looks at the background to and causes of the global economic crisis that erupted in 2008 and is with us still. It does this by revisiting a classic book of the past, John Kenneth ... More

A History of EconometricsThe Reformation from the 1970s

A History of Econometrics: The Reformation from the 1970s

Duo Qin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679348
eISBN:
9780191758416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, History of Economic Thought

This book is a sequel of Qin's previous OUP volume The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective. That book traces the history roughly during the period 1930-1960. The present book is ... More

Keynesian ReflectionsEffective Demand, Money, Finance, and Policies in the Crisis

Keynesian Reflections: Effective Demand, Money, Finance, and Policies in the Crisis

Toshiaki Hirai, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, and Perry Mehrling (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198092117
eISBN:
9780199082506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092117.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The global financial crisis, which began in August 2007 and continues with no end in sight, has thrown macroeconomics into turmoil. The central purpose of this book is to suggest an alternative road ... More

The Making of Competition PolicyLegal and Economic Sources

The Making of Competition Policy: Legal and Economic Sources

Daniel A. Crane and Herbert Hovenkamp (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199782796
eISBN:
9780190261351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782796.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book provides edited selections of primary source material in the intellectual history of competition policy from Adam Smith to the present day. Chapters include classical theories of ... More

Economic Morality and Jewish Law

Economic Morality and Jewish Law

Aaron Levine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199826865
eISBN:
9780190261368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826865.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book compares the way in which welfare economics and Jewish law determine the propriety of an economic action, whether by a private citizen or the government. Espousing what philosophers would ... More

The Genesis of MacroeconomicsNew Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

The Genesis of Macroeconomics: New Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

Antoin E. Murphy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543229
eISBN:
9780191715709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543229.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, History of Economic Thought

This is a book about the discovery of macroeconomic ideas and concepts long before the term macroeconomics had been coined. The cast of authors varies from doctors and physicians (Sir William Petty ... More

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