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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A very good survey of economic thought and those thinkers who've contributed to the field. While the author is very Conservative and his prejudices negatively impact his views of all thinkers who do ... Read full review

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

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A very good survey of economic thought and those thinkers who've contributed to the field. While the author is very Conservative and his prejudices negatively impact his views of all thinkers who do ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Mark Skousen is a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University in California. Since 1980, Skousen has been editor in chief of Forecasts & Strategies, a popular award-winning investment newsletter. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Journal of Economic Perspectives. His economics works include The Structure of Production (NYU Press), The Making of Modern Economics (ME Sharpe), Economic Logic (Capital Press), and EconoPower (Wiley &Sons). His investment books include Investing in One Lesson (Capital Press), and The Maxims of Wall Street (Eagle Publishing). His latest book is A Viennese Waltz Down Wall Street: Austrian Economics for Investors (LFB Publishers).

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