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© 2006

Luigi Einaudi

Selected Economic Essays

  • Editors
  • Luca Einaudi
  • Riccardo Faucci
  • Roberto Marchionatti
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Editors’ Introduction

    1. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 1-25
  3. Know before Legislating

    1. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 27-35
  4. Political and Economic Liberalism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 39-65
    3. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 66-72
    4. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 73-79
    5. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 80-84
  5. Money and Banking

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 87-98
    3. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 99-102
    4. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 103-111
    5. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 112-123
    6. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 124-136
    7. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 137-152
    8. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 153-181
    9. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 182-186
  6. Public Finance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Luca Einaudi, Riccardo Faucci, Roberto Marchionatti
      Pages 189-216

About this book

Introduction

Luigi Einaudi made an outstanding contribution to economics during his long career as economist, historian and policy-maker. This book makes an important selection of his works available in English for the first time. Topics covered include: taxation of consumption rather than income; European unity; and political and economic liberalism.

Keywords

economic integration economic liberalism economics integration John Maynard Keynes Keynes money taxation

About the authors

LUCA EINAUDI is Senior Economist in the Department of Economic Affairs at the Prime Minister's Office, Italy. His work focuses on economic and monetary history and immigration policies. He pursued his research at Princeton, Institut de Sciences Politiques, Paris and the Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge. Among his publications are Money and Politics, European Monetary Unification and the Gold Standard (1865-73).

RICCARDO FAUCCI is Professor of History of Economic Thought at the University of Pisa, Italy. A specialist on Italian economics, he is the author of Luigi Einaudi's biography, and of L'economia politica in Italia: Dal Cinquecento ai nostri giorni. In English, he has published Socialism and Marginalism in Italy in Socialism and Marginalism in Economics, edited by I. Steedman with S. Perri; and From Corporative 'Programmed Economy' to Post-war Planning: Some Notes on the Debate among Italian Economists in Money, Credit and the Role of the State: Essays in Honour of A. Graziani edited by R. Arena and N. Salvadori.

ROBERTO MARCHIONATTI is Professor of Economics at the University of Turin, Italy. He is Director of the Research Centre on History and Methodology of Economics Claudio Napoleoni and Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program in Economics of Complexity and Creativity. He is the editor of From Our Italian Correspondent: Luigi Einaudi's Articles in the Economist, 1908-1946, Karl Marx: Critical Responses and Early Mathematical Economics, 1871-1915.

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Reviews

'...the editors have compiled an excellent collection: Selected Economic Essays is a recommended book, not only for historians interested in Italian economic thought, but for historians interested in reading the work of a master essayist in pursuit of economic knowledge.' - Michael McLure, History of Economic Ideas