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The Resource Knowledge and the wealth of nations : a story of economic discovery, David Warsh

Knowledge and the wealth of nations : a story of economic discovery, David Warsh

Label
Knowledge and the wealth of nations : a story of economic discovery
Title
Knowledge and the wealth of nations
Title remainder
a story of economic discovery
Statement of responsibility
David Warsh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
330.0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HB74.8
LC item number
.W37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Knowledge and the wealth of nations : a story of economic discovery, David Warsh
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip063/2005033677.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The discipline -- "It tells you where to carve the joints" -- What is a model? How does it work? -- The invisible hand and the pin factory -- How the dismal science got its name -- The underground river -- Spillovers and other accommodations -- The Keynesian revolution and the modern movement -- "Mathematics is a language" -- When economics went high-tech -- The residual and its critics -- The infinite-dimensional spreadsheet -- In which economists turn to rocket science, and "model" becomes a verb -- New departures -- "That's stupid!" -- In Hyde Park -- The U-turn -- The keyboard, the city, and the world -- Recombinations -- Crazy explanations -- At the ski lift -- "Endogenous technological change" -- Conjectures and refutations -- A short history of the cost of lighting -- The ultimate pin factory -- The invisible revolution -- Teaching economics
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 426 p.
Isbn
9780393059960
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005033677
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (RGTO)DCLC2005033677-B
  • (OCoLC)ocn367874693
Label
Knowledge and the wealth of nations : a story of economic discovery, David Warsh
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip063/2005033677.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The discipline -- "It tells you where to carve the joints" -- What is a model? How does it work? -- The invisible hand and the pin factory -- How the dismal science got its name -- The underground river -- Spillovers and other accommodations -- The Keynesian revolution and the modern movement -- "Mathematics is a language" -- When economics went high-tech -- The residual and its critics -- The infinite-dimensional spreadsheet -- In which economists turn to rocket science, and "model" becomes a verb -- New departures -- "That's stupid!" -- In Hyde Park -- The U-turn -- The keyboard, the city, and the world -- Recombinations -- Crazy explanations -- At the ski lift -- "Endogenous technological change" -- Conjectures and refutations -- A short history of the cost of lighting -- The ultimate pin factory -- The invisible revolution -- Teaching economics
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 426 p.
Isbn
9780393059960
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005033677
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (RGTO)DCLC2005033677-B
  • (OCoLC)ocn367874693

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