En marge d'un bicentenaire : valeur et prix chez Turgot
Abstract[fre] Le bicentenaire de la disparition de Turgot conduit à réexaminer l'œuvre d'un économiste peu connu aujourd'hui en dépit de sa bonne réputation. Dans la première partie, il est montré que Turgot a hésité entre plusieurs théories de la valeur mais qu'il a fait avancer la thèse utilitariste dans la direction qui sera celle des marginalistes et qu'il a anticipé avec une assez grande précision l'analyse ricar-dienne des coûts comparatifs. Dans la seconde partie, portant sur le prix des grains, il apparaît que Turgot a complété avec une grande finesse le plaidoyer physiocratique en faveur de la liberté du commerce intérieur comme extérieur. [eng] After a bicentenary :. Value and price in Turgot's works. Michel Herland. Turgot's death bicentenany leads to reexamine the works of an economist, who is badly-known at the moment in spite of his good reputation. The first part of this article describes Turgot's hesitancy between different theories of value and explains that he improved the utilitarist theory in the direction that will be the marginalists' one, and that he anticipated quite precisely Ricardo's analysis of comparative costs. In the second part, which deals with corn prices, it appears that Turgot completed with great acuteness the physiocrat plead in favour of liberalisation of home trade as well as foreign trade.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Revue économique.
Volume (Year): 33 (1982)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/revue/reco
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Equipe PERSEE).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.