Cloth: 978-0-226-11102-5 | Paper: 978-0-226-11103-2 | Electronic: 978-0-226-05134-5
ABOUT THIS BOOK
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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
One. The Institutional Structure of Production
Two. How Should Economists Choose?
Three. Economics and Contiguous Disciplines
Four. Economists and Public Policy
Five. The Market for Goods and the Market for Ideas
Six. The Wealth of Nations
Seven. Adam Smith's View of Man
Eight. Alfred Marshall's Mother and Father
Nine. Alfred Marshall's Family and Ancestry
Ten. The Appointment of Pigou as Marshall's Successor
Eleven. Marshall on Method
Twelve. Arnold Plant
Thirteen. Duncan Black
Fourteen. George J. Stigler
Fifteen. Economics at LSE in the 1930s: A Personal View