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Chicago and Economic History

In: The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics

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  • David Mitch

Many know the Chicago School of Economics and its association with Milton Friedman, George Stigler, Ronald Coase and Gary Becker. But few know the School's history and the full scope of its scholarship. In this Companion, leading scholars examine its history and key figures, as well as provide surveys of the School's contributions to central aspects of economics, including: price theory, monetary theory, labor and economic history. The volume examines the School's traditions of applied welfare theory and law and economics while providing a glimpse into emerging research on Chicago's role in the development of neoliberalism.

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  • Ross B. Emmett (ed.), 2010. "The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 2591.
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