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
Book Review Detail
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"