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The History And Practice Of Economics

Essays in Honour of Bernard Corry and Maurice Peston, Volume Two
Edited by the late Sami Daniel, formerly Associate Dean, Faculty of Human Sciences, Kingston University, UK, Philip Arestis, University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Fellow, Wolfson College, UK and John Grahl, Professor of European Integration, Middlesex University Business School, UK
This second volume of essays in honour of Bernard Corry and Maurice Peston focuses on labour economics, the history of economic thought and the development of the economics profession, specifically addressing teaching and policy advice issues.
Extent: 256 pp
Hardback Price: £93.00 Online: £83.70
Publication Date: 1999
ISBN: 978 1 85898 579 4
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  • Economics and Finance
  • Economic Psychology
  • History of Economic Thought
This second volume of essays in honour of Bernard Corry and Maurice Peston focuses on labour economics, the history of economic thought and the development of the economics profession, specifically addressing teaching and policy advice issues.

The authors discuss areas Bernard Corry and Maurice Peston have been particularly influential in. They address issues including labour markets, Malthus’s methodology, the relationship between Alfred Marshall and Adam Smith, the eighteenth century origins of modern economics, monetary policy and education.
Contributors: P. Arestis, D.G. Blanchflower, K. Burdett, S. Daniel, M.E. David, M. Desai, P. Dillon, J. Grahl, P. Groenewegen, S. Hollander, P. Minford, S. Nickell, A.R. Nobay, E.J. Pentecost, M. Perlman, A.E.H. Speight
Contents: Introduction Part I: Contemporary Labour Markets 1. Changes Over Time in Union Relative Wage Effects in Great Britain and the United States 2. Unemployment and Wages in Europe and North America Part II: Contributions to the History of Economic Thought 3. Malthus and Method 4. Adam Smith and Alfred Marshall 5. On the Open Economy Quantity Theory 6. Monetary Unions in Nineteenth-Century Europe 7. The Invisible Hand of God Part III: Explorations of the Economics Profession 8. QMC’s Terrible Two 9. CNAA Economics 10. Educational Reform, Reaction and Resources Twenty-Five Years On 11. The Renaissance of LSE Economics 12. ‘Cambridge Didactic Style?’ 13. When is a Test a Good Test?