Economics is an introductory textbook by American economists Paul Samuelson and William Nordhaus. It was first published in , and has appeared in. Economics [Paul A Samuelson, William D Nordhaus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Samuelson’s text was first published in , and it . PAUL A. SAMUELSON. Institute Professor Emeritus. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. WILLIAM D. NORDHAUS. Sterling Professor of Economics.

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This paralleled the then-extant Cold War economies of Soviet communism and American capitalism. This advanced a simplified view of the vying schools of economic thoughtsubsuming schools which considered themselves distinct, and today many within and without economics equate “economics” with “neo-classical economics”, following Samuelson.

Economics was written entirely by Samuelson until the twelfth edition. Views Read Edit View history.

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Nonetheless, Economics proved successful and remained widely adopted. Like Tarshis’s work, Economics was attacked by American szmuelson as part of the Second Red Scareor McCarthyismuniversities that adopted it were subject to “conservative business pressuring”, and Samuelson was accused of Communism.

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This page was last edited on 18 Januaryat The text introduced noedhaus “family tree of economics”, which by the 20th century consisted of only two groupings, “socialism,” listing Marx and Leninand the “neo-classical synthesis,” listing Marshall and Keynes. Wikiquote has quotations related to: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

It was first published inand has appeared in nineteen different editions, the most recent in Newer editions have been revised by Nordhaus. It popularized the term paradox of thriftand attributed the concept to Keynes, though Keynes szmuelson attributed it to earlier authors, and forms of the concept date to antiquity.

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Economics coined the term ” neoclassical synthesis ” and popularized the concept, [4] bringing a mix of neoclassical economics and Keynesian economics and helping make this the leading school in mainstream economics in the United States and globally in the second half of the 20th century.


Later editions provided expanded coverage of other schools, such as the Austrian schoolInstitutionalismand Marxian economics.

Economics has been called a “canonical textbook”, and the development of mainstream economic thought has been traced by comparing the fourteen editions under Samuelson’s editing. Retrieved from ” https: The success of Samuelson’s text, compared with Tarshis’s, which was subject to more “virulen[t]” attacks, is attributed to various factors, notably Samuelson’s dispassionate, scientific style, in contrast to Tarshis’s more engaged style, and ekpnomie texts have followed Samuelson’s style.

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