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Author Mandler, Michael.

Title Dilemmas in economic theory : persisting foundational problems of microeconomics / Michael Mandler
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 211 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction: The Transformation of Economic Theory; 2. Marginal Productivity and the Indeterminacy of Factor Prices; 3. The Prehistory of Distribution Theory: The Wage Fund and the Invention of Marginal Productivity; 4. The Ordinal Revolution; 5. Historical Issues in Preference Theory: Cardinality and the Transition to Ordinalism; 6. Paretian Welfare Economics; 7. A Positive Rate of Interest?; 8. Conclusion; References; Index
Summary By examining the development of economics in the 20th century, this book argues that the breakthroughs of post-World War II general equilibrium theory and its rejection of utilitarianism and marginal productivity have been misunderstood
Notes Originally published: 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Microeconomics.
Value.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0198026110 (electronic bk.)
1423745779 (electronic bk.)
160256731X
9780198026112 (electronic bk.)
9781423745778 (electronic bk.)
9781602567313