Why is Economics not an Evolutionary Science

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9781473324336 - Why is Economics not an Evolutionary Science - Thorstein Veblen
9781473324336 - Why is Economics not an Evolutionary Science - Thorstein Veblen
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Why is Economics not an Evolutionary Science

First published in 1898 in the Quarterly Journal of Economics. It’s author, Thorstein Veblen, was the son of Norwegian American immigrants. He grew up to become a prominent economist and sociologist, producing many books and articles. The subject of this article is arguably the concept he is best known for: utilising evolutionary theory to develop a 20th century theory of economics. This is a must read for anyone with an interest in the influential ideas of this renowned thinker

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Why is Economics not an Evolutionary Science’ was first published in 1898 in the Quarterly Journal of Economics. It’s author, Thorstein Veblen, was the son of Norwegian American immigrants. He grew up to become a prominent economist and sociologist, producing many books and articles. The subject of this article is arguably the concept he is best known for: utilising evolutionary theory to develop a 20th century theory of economics. This is a must read for anyone with an interest in the influential ideas of this renowned thinker. We are republishing this work with a brand new introductory biography.

Book Details

Author

Thorstein Veblen

Imprint

Read & Co. Books

Series

Essential Economics Series: Celebrated Economists

ISBN

9781473324336, 9781473398863

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Pages

42

Publication Date

12 December 2014

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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