1st Edition

Studies in the History of French Political Economy From Bodin to Walras

Edited By Gilbert Faccarello Copyright 1998
    472 Pages
    by Routledge

    472 Pages
    by Routledge

    Studies in the History of French Political Economy considers the evolution of economic thought in France, from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. Gilbert Faccarello brings to the forefront those economists, themes and controversies which are important in the context of recent research, and about which new ideas can be developed.

    Foreword, Contributors, 1. Economic Publishing and Authors, 1566-1789, 2. The Enigmatic Monsieur Du Tot, 3. Mathematical Economics and Probability Theory: Charles-Francois Bicquilley's Daring Contribution, 4. Galiani, Necker and Turgot: A Debate on Economic Reform and Policy in Eighteenth-Century France, 5. Jean-Baptiste Say: The Entrepreneur, the free trade Doctrine and the Theory of Income Distribution, 6. Sismondi and the Evolution of Economic Institutions, 7. Jules Dupuit, the French 'Ingenieurs Economistes' and the Societe D' Economie Politique, 8. From the Dynamics of the Entrepreneur to the Analysis of the Firm: La Science Des Affaires, 1819-1855, 9. The Development of Walras' Monetary Theory, 10. Leon Walras and Applied Science: The Significance of the Free Competition Principle, 11. French Economists and Marginalism (1871-1918), Index

    Biography

    Gilbert Faccarello