By Samuel Hollander
Samuel Hollander's interpretation of Ricardo has attracted apoplectic responses from either correct and Left. This quantity collects jointly the cloth had to review those responses. His simple place - that Ricardo stands in a continuing analytical line best from Adam Smith to Alfred Marshall - is visible to antagonise either those that argue for a 'marginal revolution' and a pointy divide among classical and neo-classical economics, and people who are looking to champion Ricardo as a forerunner of Sraffa.
This quantity comprises twenty of Hollander's papers at the economics of David Ricardo. They explicate and guard his interpretation opposed to feedback from traditional marginalists at the one hand and neo-Ricardians at the different. His relevant place is that Ricardo has to be positioned in an analytical line best from Adam Smith to Alfred Marshall and past. those thinkers perceived of pricing when it comes to the co-ordination of decentralized financial actions entailing the interplay of product and issue markets; marketplace forces have been obvious through Ricardo as dictating the secular paths of the salary and revenue charges topic to the shortage of land. the quantity comprises essays on Sraffa's recognized 'rational reconstruction' of the early Ricardo when it comes to the Corn revenue version; responses to reviewers of The Economics of David Ricardo; Ricardian micro economics and progress thought; and, Ricardo's reception through his contemporaries and close to contemporaries delivering additional facts of the 'continuity thesis'. the gathering presents the cloth essential to assessment this such a lot arguable of contributions to the heritage of financial inspiration.