1st Edition

Money and Markets
Essays in Honor of Leland B. Yeager

ISBN 9780415650267
Published September 10, 2015 by Routledge
272 Pages 9 B/W Illustrations

USD $62.95

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Book Description

Important and celebrated economist Leland Yeager is one of the architects of the 'Virginia School' of political economy that has produced two Nobel laureates (James Buchanan and Ronald Coase) and the Public Choice movement.

A number of top class contributors have here been brought together to produce a festschrift in Yeager’s honor – edited by Roger Koppl, and including the aforementioned Buchanan, Gordon Tullock, David Colander, Deirdre McCloskey and Roger Garrison.

Table of Contents

Contributors   Preface and Acknowledgement   1. A Zeal for the Truth  2. The Yeager Mystique: A Profile of the Scholar as Teacher and Colleague  3. The Virginia Renaissance in Political Economy: The 1960s Revisited  4. Leland, A Personal Appreciation  5. Monopoly Politics and Its Unsurprising Effects  6. Good Ideas and Bad Regressions: The Sad State of Empirical Work in Public Choice  7. Pluralism, Formalism and American Economics  8. Leland’s Favourite Economists  9. The Genesis of an Idea: Classical Economics and the Birth of Monetary Disequilibrium Theory  10. The Macroeconomics of Money, Saving, and Investment  11. No-Name Money  12. Monetary Disequilibrium Theory and Austrian Macroeconomics: Further Thoughts on a Synthesis  13. Reflections on Reswitching and Roundaboutness  14. Leland Yeager’s Utilitarianism as a Guide to Public Policy  15. Ethnic Conflict and the Economics of Social Cooperation: Reflections on a Difficult Problem  16. The Legacy of Bismarck

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