Building upon the huge success of the previous edition, this updated
text provides a clear, comprehensive guide to the most influential
individuals in the field of economics.
Covering a wide range of thinkers across several centuries, features of this second edition include:
a significantly revised and expanded introduction discussing the
importance of the history of economics, and highlighting the main
schools of thought
* updated bibliographies and referencing to take account of the wealth of secondary literature available
* new entries on todays pioneering economists, such as Vernon Smith and Joseph Stiglitz
* revised entries on contemporary economists in order to include recent developments and research.
brief biographical information on each featured economist, as well as
references to their major works, guides to further reading, and a
glossary of terms, Fifty Major Economists is undoubtedly an important
and accessible resource for students of economics at all levels.