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Essays on Economics and Economists

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  • Coase, R. H.

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How do economists decide what questions to address and how to choose their theories? How do they tackle the problems of the economic system and give advice on public policy? With these broad questions, Nobel laureate R. H. Coase, widely recognized for his seminal work on transaction costs, reflects on some of the most fundamental concerns of economists over the past two centuries. In fifteen essays, Coase evaluates the contributions of a number of outstanding figures, including Adam Smith, Alfred Marshall, Arnold Plant, Duncan Black, and George Stigler, as well as economists at the London School of Economics in the 1930s. Ronald H. Coase was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Science in 1991.

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This book is provided by University of Chicago Press in its series University of Chicago Press Economics Books with number 9780226111032 and published in 1995.

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ISBN: 9780226111032
Order: http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/isbn/9780226111032.html
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  1. John M. Gowdy & Denise E. Dollimore & David Sloan Wilson & Ulrich Witt, 2012. "Economic Cosmology and the Evolutionary Challenge," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2012-12, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.

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