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O'Brien, D. P. (Denis Patrick) 1939-

Overview
Works: 161 works in 591 publications in 4 languages and 5,885 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Records and correspondence  Festschriften  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Contributor
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Most widely held works by D. P O'Brien
The classical economists by D. P O'Brien( Book )

34 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneers of modern economics in Britain by David Greenaway( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.R. McCulloch: a study in classical economics by D. P O'Brien( Book )

33 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of the first complete surveys of McCulloch's work, and it shows his thought to have been far more complex and comprehensive than has previously been realized
The classical economists revisited by D. P O'Brien( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account shows the extent, diversity and richness of the literature of economics produced in the period extending from David Hume's 'Essays' of 1752 to Fawcett and Cairnes in the 1810s. It shows how contributions were made by a host of thinkers from a wide variety of backgrounds
Information agreements, competition and efficiency by D. P O'Brien( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic analysis in historical perspective by John Creedy( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic Analysis in Historical Perspective offers a wide discussion on economics and its history. One of the book's main principles is to place the several major areas of economic analysis in historical perspective
The correspondence of Lord Overstone by Samuel Jones Loyd Overstone( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Competition policy, profitability, and growth by D. P O'Brien( Book )

12 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Robbins by D. P O'Brien( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the work of Lionel Robbins, one of the best known and best loved of British economists during this century. It explains the elaborate underpinnings in economic literature which underlay Robbins's extensive participations in public debates in both the pre- and post-war periods
Thomas Joplin and classical macroeconomics : a reappraisal of classical monetary thought by D. P O'Brien( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'This marvellous book is more than a re-evaluation of the work of a highly colourful monetary theorist, reformer and energetic controversialist. Other major landmarks, such as Robbins' Torrens and O'Brien's own McCulloch, have produced significant changes in perceptions of their subjects. But this highly readable book places virtually the whole of classical monetary and macroeconomic thought in a new perspective. Not only is Joplin shown to have been highly original in his development of concepts - a multiplier and a reciprocal demand approach to trade are just two examples - but his ability to bring new concepts to bear on the most important practical issues of his time is nothing short of staggering. Joplin argued that the basis of nineteenth century monetary legislation (resulting in the 1844 Bank Act) was fundamentally flawed, largely because of its focus (along with later commentators) on the Bank of England note issue rather than money supply originating outside the Bank of England. The author provides econometric tests of Joplin's theory and shows that Joplin's macroeconomic analysis can be formulated as a sophisticated dynamic Keynesian model of an open economy. Denis O'Brien has brought to his subject a phenomenal range and depth of knowledge of economic literature in order to produce a major landmark in the history of economic analysis.'"--BOOK JACKET
Authorship puzzles in the history of economics : a statistical approach by D. P O'Brien( Book )

11 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of monetary economics : a modern perspective on monetary controversies by D. P O'Brien( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book seeks, through the examination of monetary controversies, to provide an historical perspective on modern understanding of monetary policy. It will be essential reading for economists with an interest in monetary economics and the history of economic thought."--Jacket
History of economic thought as an intellectual discipline by D. P O'Brien( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book restates the importance of the study of the history of ideas, in the context of the writings of economists. After an initial statement, a case study involving five methodological detours is considered. This is followed by an analysis of a flawed attempt to remedy the manifest deficiencies of the static general equilibrium model." "Illustrated by discussions of methodological and historical issues, the book will be essential reading for economists, researchers and students of the history of economic thought."--BOOK JACKET
From classical economics to the theory of the firm : essays in honour of D.P. O'Brien( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxation and the promotion of human happiness : an essay by George Warde Norman( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Warde Norman was a Director of the Bank of England from 1821 to 1872, a key figure behind the Bank Charter Act of 1844, and one of the founders of the Political Economy Club. In 1821 G.W. Norman began an essay on taxation as part of the utilitarian programme. His vision was of increased human happiness through a wholesale reform of the revenue system founded upon direct taxation in the form of a comprehensive property tax. He continued to work on the essay over many years, never losing his faith in the utilitarian ideal or his belief in the property tax solution as the key to fiscal happiness. This book represents G.W. Norman's final thoughts, themselves a manifestation of a significant element in the development of nineteenth century policy and institutions. This edition of a hitherto unknown work demonstrates the importance of utilitarianism to liberal thinking on taxation. As such, this unique book will appeal to specialists in the history of economic thought and to historians, especially those with an interest in the history of public finance, an area in which G.W. Norman's contribution has been almost entirely overlooked. Providing a new and previously unexploited source, it should also prove to be a fascinating read for postgraduates working in these fields
Foundations of monetary economics by D. P O'Brien( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extractos de los escritos más representativos de teóricos clásicos del monetarismo económico, desde el siglo XVIII a los llamados economistas de Birmingham
Darwin's clever neighbour : George Warde Norman and his circle by George Warde Norman( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the autobiography of a prominent 19th century economist, George Warde Norman
The history of taxation( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Methodology, money and the firm by D. P O'Brien( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The classical economists revisited
Alternative Names
Denis Patrick O'Brien British economist

Denis Patrick O'Brien Brits econoom

Denis Patrick O'Brien economista británico

Denis Patrick O'Brien economista britannico

O'Brien, D.P.

O'Brien, D.P. 1939-

O'Brien, Denis

O'Brien, Denis (1939- ).

O'Brien, Denis P.

O'Brien, Denis P. 1939-

O'Brien, Denis P. (Denis Patrick)

O'Brien, Denis P. (Denis Patrick), 1939-

O'Brien, Denis Patrick

O'Brien, Denis Patrick 1939-

O'Brien, Dennis P. 1939-

O'Brien, Dennis Patrick 1939-

オブライエン, D. P

オブライエン, デニス・パトリック

Languages
English (254)

Spanish (5)

Italian (4)

German (1)

Covers
The classical economists revisitedThe correspondence of Lord OverstoneThe development of monetary economics : a modern perspective on monetary controversiesHistory of economic thought as an intellectual disciplineFrom classical economics to the theory of the firm : essays in honour of D.P. O'BrienTaxation and the promotion of human happiness : an essayDarwin's clever neighbour : George Warde Norman and his circleThe history of taxation