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Palgrave Studies in the History of Economic Thought

Palgrave Studies in the History of Economic Thought
35 Volumes | 2013 - 2021


Palgrave Studies in the History of Economic Thought publishes contributions by leading scholars, illuminating key events, theories and individuals that have had a lasting impact on the development of modern-day economics. The topics covered include the development of economies, institutions and theories.

The series aims to highlight the academic importance of the history of economic thought, linking it with wider discussions within economics and society more generally. It contains a broad range of titles that illustrate the breath of discussions – from influential economists and schools of thought, through to historical and modern social trends and challenges – within the discipline.

All books in the series undergo a single-blind peer review at both the proposal and manuscript submission stages.

For further information on the series and to submit a proposal for consideration, please contact the Wyndham Hacket Pain (Economics Editor)

All books of the series Palgrave Studies in the History of Economic Thought

2018 | Book

Power in Economic Thought

This book offers a pluralistic vision of the way economists have dealt with the question of power in society over the last two centuries. Economists’ ideas about power are examined from political, theoretical and policy-making points of view, with …

2018 | Book

Shifting Capital

Mercantilism and the Economics of the Act of Union of 1707

When the Act of Union was passed in 1707, Scottish parliament was dissolved and the nation’s capital became London. While the general public balked at the perceived unfairness of the treaty, the majority of Scottish ministers seemed satisfied with …

2018 | Book

A.C. Pigou and the 'Marshallian' Thought Style

A Study in the Philosophy and Mathematics Underlying Cambridge Economics

This book provides a study of the forces underlying the development of economic thought at Cambridge University during the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. The primary lens it uses to do so is an examination of …

2018 | Book

Vilfredo Pareto: An Intellectual Biography Volume II

The Illusions and Disillusions of Liberty (1891–1898)

This three volume series of intellectual biography considers the life, work and impact on economic, social and political theory of the Italian economist, sociologist and political scientist Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923).

This second volume follows …

2017 | Book

Imperial Theory and Colonial Pragmatism

Charles Harper, Economic Development and Agricultural Co-operation in Australia

This book considers the role played by co-operative agriculture as a critical economic model which, in Australia, helped build public capital, drive economic development and impact political arrangements. In the case of colonial Western Australia …

2017 | Book

Lucky Boy in the Lucky Country

The Autobiography of Max Corden, Economist

Corden has written a charming and insightful account of his professional and personal life, from his childhood in Breslau, Germany, until his retirement in Melbourne.
The book is divided into two parts. Part I considers Corden's early life, from a …

2016 | Book

In Search of the Two-Handed Economist

Ideology, Methodology and Marketing in Economics

For the economics profession, issues of marketing and ideology have often been reduced to the status of 'the love that dare not speak its name'. This volume brings these issues out of the closet and examines what effect, if any, these factors have …

2015 | Book

Essays on Keynesian and Kaldorian Economics

This volume of essays contains 16 papers the author has written over the last 40 years on various aspects of the life and work of John Maynard Keynes and Nicholas Kaldor. It covers both theoretical and applied topics and highlight the continued relev

2015 | Book

Michał Kalecki in the 21st Century

Leading experts on Kalecki have contributed special essays on what economists in the 21st century have to learn from the theories of Kalecki. Authors include surviving students of Kalecki, such as Amit Bhaduri, Mario Nuti, Kazimierz Laski Jerzy Osiat

2015 | Book

Economic Thinking of Arab Muslim Writers During the Nineteenth Century

Islahi explores the state of Arab Muslim economic thinking in the 19th century. Investigating the works of nine distinguished Arab writers from various fields, Islahi concludes that the intellectual, economic and Islamic awakening seen in the 19th ce

2014 | Book

Economic Crisis and Political Economy

Volume 2 of Essays in Honour of Tadeusz Kowalik

Rosa Luxemburg, Oskar Lange and Micha? Kalecki made important contributions to twentieth century political economy that guided the thinking of their student Tadeusz Kowalik. The chapters of this volume examine how the ideas of Luxemburg, Lange, Kalec

2014 | Book

Rosa Luxemburg

Theory of Accumulation and Imperialism

The purpose of this translated volume Tadeusz Kowalik's book is to examine Rosa Luxemburg's contribution to economic theory. The essential subject-matter is the dependence of capital accumulation on effective demand, the dependence of economic growth

2014 | Book

The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg, Oskar Lange and Michał Kalecki

Volume 1 of Essays in Honour of Tadeusz Kowalik

Rosa Luxemburg, Oskar Lange and Micha? Kalecki made important contributions to twentieth century political economy that guided the thinking of their student Tadeusz Kowalik. These contributions are re-examined by renowned economists, highlighting the

2013 | Book

Maurice Dobb

Political Economist

This book explores the life of the man whom even his critics acknowledged was one of the world's most significant Communist economists. From his outpost at the University of Cambridge, where he was a protégé of John Maynard Keynes and mentor to stude

2013 | Book

Michał Kalecki: An Intellectual Biography

Volume I Rendezvous in Cambridge 1899–1939

This volume of intellectual biography takes the Polish economist Micha? Kalecki (1899-1970) from the shattering of his prosperous childhood, in Tsarist ?ód? in the 1905 Revolution, to Cambridge and the failure of his co-operative research with John M