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The Struggle over the Soul of Economics:
Institutionalist and Neoclassical Economists in America between the Wars
Yuval P. Yonay

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
1Introduction: A Sociological Interpretation of the Modern History of Economics3
2The Neoclassical Era (1870-1914) from a Different Angle29
3Reconstructing the History of Institutionalism49
4The Struggle over the Meaning of Science77
5Bringing People and Institutions Back In: The Struggle over the Scope of Economics100
6The Free Market on Trial: The Struggle over the Gap between Reality and Theory115
7The Struggle over Social Relevance and the Place of Values136
8Evolution or Revolution? The Struggle over the History of the Discipline163
9Epilogue: The Fall of Institutionalism and the Rise of Modern Economics184
10Conclusions: The Evolution of Economic Analysis196
Notes223
Bibliography251
Index279

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