Vilfredo Pareto's Manual of Political Economy is a 'classic' study in the history of economic thought. It is not only one of the leading works in the Lausanne tradition of economics, which centres on the theory of general equilibrium, it is one of the most important books in the history of neoclassical economics. This 'critical edition' of Pareto's Manual of Political Economy is a very significant work for two main reasons. First, it is the onlyvariorum translation of the 1906 Italian language Manuale di Economia Politica and the 1909 French language Manuel d'Aconomie Politique. Second, it includes extensive contributions by the editors, all ofwhom are authorities on the work of Pareto. It total, the editorial contribution are around two hundred pages and range from brief annotations, to extended editors' notes and detailed notes on the 1909 mathematical appendix.comparisons of utility, and both individuals and the governing elite are accommodated. ... Paretoa#39;s program in passing from pure theory to the successive approximations is a very ambitious one. ... of the Cours, which was more inclined to use statistical induction even in sociological matters, is worthy of a passing mention.
|Title||:||Manual of Political Economy|
|Author||:||Vilfredo Pareto, Alberto Zanni, Luigino Bruni, John S. Chipman, Michael McLure|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2013-12|