1st Edition

The Chicago Tradition in Economics 1892-1945

Edited By Ross B. Emmett
    3352 Pages
    by Routledge

    The home of more Nobel Laureates than any other institution, the University of Chicago has a unique place in the development of economics, fostering the work of some of the most influential and controversial economists of the twentieth century, including Frank Knight, Milton Friedman and Gary Becker.
    This collection traces the development of Chicago Economics to the end of the Second World War. Each volume focuses on an individual, or group of individuals who made distinctive contributions.

    Volume 1
    1. Prices and the International Movement of Specie
    2. Banknotes and Lending Power
    3. Why is Economics not an Evolutionary Science?
    4. The Preconceptions of Economic Science
    5. The Barbarian Status of Women
    6. The Theory of the Leisure Class
    7. The Theory of Business Enterprise
    Volume 2
    8. The Quantity Theory of the Value of Money
    9. Greenbacks and the Cost of the Civil War
    10. The Value of the 'Greenbacks' During the Civil War
    11. The Demand and Supply Concepts: An Introduction to the Study of Market Price
    12. The Trade Union Point of View
    13. Trade Unionism in the United States
    14. Economic Theory and 'Social Reform'
    15. Economics and Modern Psychology
    16. Soundings in Non-Euclidean Economics
    17. Some Social Aspects: An Application of Overhead Cost to Social Accounting, With Special Reference to the Business Cycle
    18. The Socializing of Theoretical Economics
    Volume 3
    19. A Theory of Production
    20. The Theory of Wages 21. Studies in the Supply Curve of Labor: The Relation in 1929 Between Average Earnings in American Cities and the Proportion Seeking Employment
    22. Some Problems in the Measurement of Income Inelasticities
    23. The Union in Industry: Some Observation on the Theory of Collective Bargaining
    24. Commercial Banking and Capital Formation
    Volume 4
    25. Economic Problems of the Family
    26. Economics of Household Production
    27. The Trust Problem: Prevention versus Alleviation
    28. The Nature and Objective of Economic History
    29. Industry and Government in France and England, 1540-1640
    Volume 5
    30. Frisch on the Measurement of Utility
    31. A Comparison of Elasticities of Demand Obtained by Different Methods
    32. Interrelations of Demand
    33. The Theory and Measurement of Demand
    34. The Foundations of Welfare Economics
    35. The Theory of the Multiplier
    36. Price Flexibility and Employment
    37. The Scope and Method of Economics
    Volume 6
    38. Some Problems of Logical Method in Political Economy
    39. Objective Tests of Competitive Price Applied to the Cement Industry
    40. The Utility Concept in Value Theory and Its Critics
    41. English Theories of Foreign Trade, Before Adam Smith
    42. Cost Curves and Supply Curves
    43. Gains From Trade: The Doctrine of Comparative Costs
    44. Mr. Keynes on the Causes of Unemployment
    45. The Short View and the Long in Economic Policy
    Volume 7
    46. The Economic Organization
    47. Notes on Cost and Utility
    48. Note on Viner's Cost Theory
    49. Interest
    50. Economic Theory and Nationalism
    51. Ricardian Theory of Cost and Distribution
    52. Realism and Relevance in the Theory of Demand
    Volume 8
    53. Syllabus Materials for 2001
    54. A Positive Program for Laissez Faire
    55. Currency Systems and Commercial Policy
    56. Rules versus Authorities in Monetary Policy
    57. Some Reflections on Syndicalism
    58. Economic Stability and Anti-Trust Policy
    59. On Debt Policy
    60. A Political Credo
    61. The 'Chicago Plan' of Banking Reform: A Proposal for Making Monetary Management Effective in the United States
    62. Agitation for Banking Reform: The Problem of Elasticity
    63. A Brief Survey of Banking Literature Since 1913
    64. Monetary Policy