Money, Finance and Crises in Economic History: The Long-Term Impact of Economic Ideas

1st Edition

Annalisa Rosselli, Nerio Naldi, Eleonora Sanfilippo

Published September 19, 2018
Reference - 264 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138089815 - CAT# Y334387
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics


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Recently, students and scholars have expressed dissatisfaction with the current state of economics and have called for the reintroduction of historical perspectives into economic thinking.

Supporting the idea that fruitful lessons can be drawn from the work of past economists, this volume brings together an international cross section of leading economists and historians of economic thought to reflect on the crucial role that money, crises and finance play in the economy. The book draws on the work of economists throughout history to consider afresh themes such as financial and real explanations of economic crises, the role of central banks, and the design of macroeconomic policies. These themes are all central to the work of Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, and the contributions both reflect on and further her research agenda.

This book will be of interest to researchers in the history of economic thought, and those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the variety and diversity in approaches to economic ideas throughout history.

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