Economic thought and policy in less developed Europe: the nineteenth century

Michalis Psalidopoulos (Editor/Coordinator), Eugénia Mata (Editor/Coordinator)

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The essays in this volume explore and discuss the process of dissemination of eco-nomic ideas among Europe’s less developed countries and regions, as well as theinteraction between economic thought and economic policy in different times andplaces during the nineteenth century.The comparative approach adopted sheds new light on the course of economicdevelopment in Europe’s less developed countries in the nineteenth century andthe role played by political economy.Topics covered include: economic policy in Denmark; monetary and tradepolicy in Norway; the influence of the German Historical School in Finland; landReform and the abolition of serfdom in Russia and in Poland; protectionist,populist and Marxist reactions to liberalism in Rumania; the evolution of eco-nomic thought in the Ottoman Empire; monetary thought and policy in Greece;eclectic economic thought in Serbia; the economic theory of civil society in Italy;liberal and protectionist economic policy recommendations in Portugal; agricul-ture and political economy before and after the Famine in Ireland.With contributions that disclose important insights into national traditions ineconomic thought and policy, and the diffusion of ideas in Europe, this work willbe essential reading for all scholars of the history of economic thought.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages276
ISBN (Electronic)0-203-99621-6
ISBN (Print)0-415-25820-0
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Publication series

NameRoutledge Studies in History of Economics


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