Development of Economic Analysis

Author: Ingrid H. Rima
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134570607
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the sixth edition of a textbook that has been instrumental in introducing a generation of students to the history of economic thought. It charts the development of economics from its establishment as an analytical discipline in the eighteenth century through to the late twentieth century. The book discusses the work of, amongst others: Ricardo, Malthus, Marx, Walras, Marshall and Keynes as well as the institutionalists, the Chicago School and the emergence of econometrics. This edition has been fully revised and updated and includes: * chronologies of the key dates in the development of economics * extracts from original texts * an examination of how the study of the history of economic thought impinges upon modern thinking.

Development of Economic Analysis

Author: Ingrid Hahne Rima
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415232961
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the sixth edition of a textbook that has been instrumental in introducing a generation of students to the history of economic thought. It charts the development of economics from its establishment as an analytical discipline in the eighteenth century through to the late twentieth century. The book discusses the work of, amongst others: Ricardo, Malthus, Marx, Walras, Marshall and Keynes as well as the institutionalists, the Chicago School and the emergence of econometrics. This edition has been fully revised and updated and includes: * chronologies of the key dates in the development of economics * extracts from original texts * an examination of how the study of the history of economic thought impinges upon modern thinking.

Development of Economic Analysis

Author: Ingrid Hahne Rima
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415143073
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Business & Economics

This book traces the development of economic theory from Plato through to contemporary thought. All the major movements are covered and presented here in 6 chronological parts.

Development of Economic Analysis 7th Edition

Author: Ingrid H. Rima
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135979386
Release Date: 2009-01-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Now in its seventh edition, Ingrid Rima's classic textbook charts the development of the discipline from the classical age of Plato and Aristotle, through the middle ages to the first flowering of economics as a distinct discipline - the age of Petty, Quesnay and Smith - to the era of classical economics and the marginalist revolution. The book then goes on to offer extensive coverage of the twentieth century - the rise of Keynesianism, econometrics, the Chicago School and the neoclassical paradigm. The concluding chapters analyze the birth of late twentieth century developments such as game theory, experimental economics and competing schools of economic thought. This text includes a number of practical features: a "family tree" at the beginning of each section, illustrating how the different developments within economics are interlinked the inclusion of readings from the original key texts a summary and questions to discuss, along with glossaries and suggestions for further reading This book provides the clearest, most readable guide to economic thought that exists and encourages students to examine the relevance of the discipline's history to contemporary theory.

Economic Analysis in Historical Perspective

Author: J. Creedy
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9781483163598
Release Date: 2014-05-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Economic Analysis in Historical Perspective offers a wide discussion on economics and its history. One of the book’s main principles is to place the several major areas of economic analysis in historical perspective. The book’s first topic is about monetary economics; it includes subtopics such as concepts of money, supply and demand of money, monetary control, and rate of interest. The next chapter highlights the economics of welfare, including its nature, modern issues, classical paradigm, and advancements. In Chapter 4, the main topics are public finance, taxes, and the government’s role in all of it. This chapter also elaborates on public expenditure, taxation, and income redistribution. In the last remaining chapters, the discussion circles around the topic’s relevant theories, metrics, and statistics. The text serves as a valuable reference to undergraduates or postgraduates of economics.

The History of Economic Analysis

Author: John Creedy
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
ISBN: STANFORD:36105023481877
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Business & Economics

'Those desirous of learning more about the theory of exchange in the formative period of marginalist economics can benefit considerably from Creedy's essays, here conveniently reprinted in the one place. Those who lack the originals on their bookshelves, whose work Creedy discusses, or who cannot easily obtain them from their university libraries, will find the selections reprinted in the companion volume quite handy. In short, these are useful collections to order for your library and to place on the reading list of your history of economics course if it deals in depth with the early marginalists. This is a quality contribution from a good specialist historian of economics.' - Peter Groenewegen, History of Economics Review This book brings together John Creedy's most important essays on the history of economic analysis. the book contributes to our understanding of the development of economics by looking at the subject and some of its major players including Pareto, Edgeworth, Marshall and Wicksell, from an historical perspective. It reveals how learning about a subject and its past is critical to understanding current debates.

Economic Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Development Projects

Author: John A. Dixon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134046850
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Business & Economics

It has always been thought that some level of pollution and waste is unavoidable in development projects. But no one has made much effort to quantify and assess the extent of this sort of damage. In this book a group of analysts from the Asian Development Bank and from the East West Center propose a means of constructing useful economic evaluations of the impacts of development projects on the environments in which they are constructed. This study demands the systematic evaluation of all the intentional and unintentional consequences of development initiatives before they are determined upon. It is essential reading for development economists, analysts and bankers. Originally published in 1986

Economic Analysis of Investment Operations

Author: Pedro Belli
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821348507
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This books presents general principles and methodologies of quantitative risk analysis; provides theory and practice of how to evaluate health, transport and education projects and describes how to assess the environmental impact of projects. It looks at how the tools of cost benefit analysis can be applied from the point of view of the private sector, public sector, bankers, and the country as a whole. It encourages analysts to answer a number of key questions that are likely to increase success rather than simply describing techniques. This book as aimed at all concerned with resource allocation and is presented in an accessible fashion. It is required reading at World bank Institute courses.

Regional Economic Development

Author: Robert J. Stimson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540348298
Release Date: 2006-10-12
Genre: Business & Economics

The completely reedited second edition of this book reflects recent advances and adds insightful new material. The book analyzes regional economic performance and change, and discusses how analysis integrates with strategies for local and regional economic development policy and planning. The aim is to provide the reader with an account of quantitative and qualitative approaches to regional economic analysis, and of old and new strategic frameworks for formulating regional economic development planning.

Economic Analysis of Projects

Author: Lyn Squire
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0801818184
Release Date: 1975-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Basic notions of cost-benefit analysis; Derivation of shadow prices; Estimation of shadow prices; Technical derivation of shadow prices.

Handbook of Microsimulation Modelling

Author:
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 9781783505708
Release Date: 2014-11-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Microsimulation Modelling involves the application of simulation methods to micro data for the purposes of evaluating the effectiveness and improving the design of public policy. The field has been applied to many different policies within both government and academia. This handbook describes and discusses the main issues within the field.

New Quantitative Techniques for Economic Analysis

Author: Giorgio P. Szegö
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9781483273464
Release Date: 2014-05-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Economic Theory, Econometrics, and Mathematical Economics: New Quantitative Techniques for Economic Analysis provides a critical appraisal of the results, the limits, and the developments of well-established quantitative techniques. This book presents a detailed analysis of the quantitative techniques for economic analysis. Organized into four parts encompassing 16 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the general questions concerning models and model making. This text then provides the main results and various interesting economic applications of some quantitative techniques that have not been widely used in the economic field. Other chapters consider the principle of optimality in dynamic programing wherein the infinite sequence of consumption-saving decisions can be reduced to one decision. This book discusses as well the methods for online control and management of large-scale systems. The final chapter deals with special problems. This book is a valuable resource for economists, social scientists, epistemologists, economic historians, and research workers.

Local Economic Development

Author: John P. Blair
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412964838
Release Date: 2008-07-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Comprehensive coverage of traditional economic problems and issues are strengthened in this textbook by the recognition that the economic perspective should be supplemented by insights from other social sciences. Features of this new Second Edition include: - concepts, theories and tools are emphasized rather than specific programmes - traditional topics such as location of activities, growth and development, economic structure, land use, neighbourhood development, and governance are presented in ways that connect theory to 'the ground' realities - economic problems including transportation, poverty, immigration, education, urban management and housing are covered within the context of regional development - numerous quantitative tools including location quotients, shift/share analysis, local multipliers, input-output analysis, statistical modeling, cost/benefit studies, discounted cash-flow analysis, among others, are described in an easy-to-understand manner.