The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas

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The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas - Medema, Steven G, Professor

Adam Smith turned economic theory on its head in 1776 when he declared that the pursuit of self-interest mediated by the market itself--not by government--led, via an invisible hand, to the greatest possible welfare for society as a whole. "The Hesitant Hand" examines how subsequent economic thinkers have challenged or reaffirmed Smith's doctrine, ... Read More

The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas 2009, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691150000

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The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691122960

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