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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Views Read Edit View history. Nonetheless, Economics proved successful and remained samuelskn adopted. The text introduced a “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: This page was last edited on 18 Januaryat In other projects Wikiquote. The success of Samuelson’s text, compared with Tarshis’s, which samuelxon 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 subsequent texts have followed Samuelson’s style.


It was first published inand has appeared in nineteen different editions, the most recent in Newer editions have been revised by Nordhaus. Like Tarshis’s work, Economics was attacked by American conservatives as part of the Second Red Scareor McCarthyismuniversities that adopted it were subject to “conservative business pressuring”, and Samuelson was accused of Communism.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

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Later editions provided expanded coverage of other schools, such as samueldon Austrian schoolInstitutionalismand Marxian economics. Retrieved from ” https: This paralleled the then-extant Cold War economies of Soviet communism and American capitalism.

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. It popularized the term paradox of thriftand attributed the concept samurlson Keynes, though Keynes himself attributed it to earlier authors, and forms of the concept date to antiquity.


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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.

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Economics was written entirely by Samuelson until the twelfth edition.