Manual of Political Economy

Manual of Political Economy

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Vilfredo Pareto's Manual of Political Economy is a 'classic' study in the history of economic thought. It is not only one of the leading works in the Lausanne tradition of economics, which centres on the theory of general equilibrium, it is one of the most important books in the history of neoclassical economics. This 'critical edition' of Pareto's Manual of Political Economy is a very significant work for two main reasons. First, it is the onlyvariorum translation of the 1906 Italian language Manuale di Economia Politica and the 1909 French language Manuel d'A‰conomie Politique. Second, it includes extensive contributions by the editors, all ofwhom are authorities on the work of Pareto. It total, the editorial contribution are around two hundred pages and range from brief annotations, to extended editors' notes and detailed notes on the 1909 mathematical appendix.121 [a] This paragraph displeased Wicksell, who rejected the three graphs of figure 18 after declaring them to be a nonsense. It is possible that the difliculties that Wicksell encountered are attributable to: Paretoa#39;s inclusion of ... 125. [a] The Manuel, 1909, p. 196, wrongly shows an I instead of thef. 128 [a] It would have been advisable to include a ANNOTATIONS FROM THE 2006 ITALIAN EDITION 487.

Title:Manual of Political Economy
Author:Vilfredo Pareto, Alberto Zanni, Luigino Bruni, John S. Chipman, Michael McLure
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2014-04-15


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