A brief history of economic thought: a review essay

Thomas, Alex M. (2019) A brief history of economic thought: a review essay. Artha Vijnana: Journal of The Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, 61 (4). pp. 364-372. ISSN 0971-586X

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After the 2007 Global Financial Crisis, although there has been a renewed interest in the history of economic thought (HET hereafter) worldwide, it still occupies a marginal presence in the economics curriculum. In India, among other places, HET is taught in Ambedkar University Delhi, Azim Premji University, Calcutta University, Central University of Karnataka, Purnea University, and several colleges in Bihar and Kerala. The syllabi for HET at most of these institutions are not updated with the latest research articles and books in this area. This review essay is also intended to serve as a roadmap for HET courses by underscoring important conceptual issues and themes in the history of economic thought as well as broader concerns like the sociology of economic thought.

Item Type: Article
Authors: Thomas, Alex M.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economics curriculum, Economic thought, History of economic thought, Economic policies
Subjects: Social sciences > Economics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Arts and Sciences
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/2149
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