E.E. Slutsky as Economist and Mathematician: Crossing the Limits of Knowledge, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

E.E. Slutsky as Economist and Mathematician

Crossing the Limits of Knowledge, 1st Edition

By Vincent Barnett


224 pages

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E.E. Slutsky is perhaps the Russian/Ukrainian economist most quoted by mainstream economists today. This is the first research monograph to examine the life and work of the internationally-renowned economist and mathematician. It does so from both a ‘history of economics’ perspective and a ‘history of science’ perspective, bringing these two strands together in order to demonstrate Slutsky’s enduring legacy as an innovative researcher and an influential intellectual. It also presents some of Slutsky’s lesser-known (and hitherto-unavailable) works in English translation.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One: Slutsky's Life and Work 1. Before the Bolshevik Revolution, 1880-1917 2. From War Communism to N.E.P., 1917-26 3 At the Conjuncture Institute, 1926-30 Chapter 4. The Impact of Stalinism, 1930-45 Part Two: Slutsky's Lesser-Known Articles 5. Slutsky on Sir William Petty: A Short Essay on his Economic Views (1914) 6. Slutsky and Probability Theory: on the question of the logical foundations of the calculus of probabilities (1922) 7. Slutsky and Currency Emission on the Question of the Calculation of the Income Received by the State from Currency Emission (1923) Part Three: Summing Up Slutsky's Effect Conclusion

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory