Essays on Economics and Economists
How do economists decide what questions to address and how to choose their theories? How do they tackle the problems of the economic system and give advice on public policy? With these broad questions, Nobel laureate R. H. Coase, widely recognized for his seminal work on transaction costs, reflects on some of the most fundamental concerns of economists over the past two centuries.
In fifteen essays, Coase evaluates the contributions of a number of outstanding figures, including Adam Smith, Alfred Marshall, Arnold Plant, Duncan Black, and George Stigler, as well as economists at the London School of Economics in the 1930s.
Ronald H. Coase was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Science in 1991.
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This is a series of 15 essays written by the 1991 Nobel laureate in economics. Unlike most such collections, the essays are not primarily about Coase's work. The first half of the book contains essays ... Read full review
The Institutional Structure of Production
How Should Economists Choose?
Economics and Contiguous Disciplines
Economists and Public Policy
The Market for Goods and the Market for Ideas
The Wealth of Nations
Adam Smiths View of Man
Alfred Marshalls Family and Ancestry
The Appointment of Pigou as Marshalls Successor
Marshall on Method
George J Stigler
Economics at LSE in the 1930s A Personal View
Alfred Marshalls Mother and Father
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