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An Outline of the History of Economic Thought$
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Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780198774556

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198774559.001.0001

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The Triumph of Utilitarianism and the Marginalist Revolution

The Triumph of Utilitarianism and the Marginalist Revolution

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(p.145) 5 The Triumph of Utilitarianism and the Marginalist Revolution
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An Outline of the History of Economic Thought
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Ernesto Screpanti (Contributor Webpage)

Stefano Zamagni (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198774559.003.0006

Exposes the basic principles of neoclassical theoretical system and then provides an answer to the question: was the marginalist a real revolution? The specific contributions of Jevons, Menger, and Walras are considered in some detail. The reasons for success of the marginalist revolution are finally discussed.

Keywords:   allocation of resources, auctioneer, general equilibrium, imputation, marginal utility, Methodenstreit, methodological individualism, opportunity cost, scarcity

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