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Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics by Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd

Published By: Northampton, Mass. and Cheltenham, U.K.: Elgar
ISBN: 978-1-84844-160-6
Date of Publication: 2010


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Reviewed by: Dennis R. Appleyard of Davidson College
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.3.719.r4
Review Pages: 725-26

Book Review Abstract

Dennis R. Appleyard of Davidson College reviews "Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics" edited by Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd. The EconLit Abstract of the reviewed work begins "Fifty-eight papers examine figures and diagrams commonly used in economic theory, their roles in economic analysis, and their histories. The figures and diagrams discussed fall under the categories of basic tools of demand and supply curve analysis; welfare economics; special markets and topics; basic tools of general equilibrium analysis; open economies; macroeconomic analysis and stabilization; and growth, income distribution, and other topics. Blaug is Professor Emeritus at the University of London and the University of Buckingham. Lloyd is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne. Index.
Subject Descriptor(s): History of Economic Thought through 1925: General B10
History of Economic Thought since 1925: General B20
Microeconomics: General D00
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General E00"


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Dennis R. Appleyard of Davidson College


JEL Classifications

B10: History of Thought through 1925: General
B20: History of Thought since 1925: General
D00: Microeconomics: General
E00: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General


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