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Railroad economics

Railroad economics

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Published by Elsevier JAI in Oxford, UK, Boston, MA .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Scott M. Dennis, Wayne K. Talley.
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Paginationviii, 281 p. :
Number of Pages281
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Open LibraryOL22766261M
ISBN 109780762312559

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Perelman has written 19 books, including Railroading Economics, Manufacturing Discontent, The Perverse Economy, and The Invention of Capitalism/5.

As for the debunking, see especially Frank Taussig's seminal article "A Contribution to the Theory of Railroad Rates" and Alfred Marshall's book Industry and Trade, Perelman has made a career of trying to show that economics is based on assumptions that are theoretically unsound/5(2).

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Clark, J.M. Clark, F.Y. Edgeworth, A.C. Pigou and F.W Taussig. This paper reviews major themes in the evolution of railroad economics over the past century and a half. The earliest writings emphasized links between railroads and economic development generally.

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Although railroad rails have been manufactured and used for more than a century, it is only in the last ten years that the effects of their crack propagation and fracture characteristics have been considered from a rational viewpoint.Contents INTRODUCTION Setting the Stage Confessions of a Lapsed Economist The Conservative Rejection of Market Economics The Forgotten Tradition of Railroad Economics The End of Laissez Faire Emotional Investment in the Imaginary World of Perfect Capitalism Business and Laissez Faire The Unsteady Support of a Competitive Economy After Economics The Framework of this Book .