The Economics of W. S. Jevons

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REFERENCES

WORKS BY JEVONS
Jevons, William Stanley (1858). ‘On the Forms of Clouds’, The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science [LPMJ], Vol. 15, No. 100 (April), pp. 241-55.
——(1859). ‘On the Semidiurnal Oscillation of the Barometer’, LPMJ, Vol. 17, No. 115, pp. 313-23.
——(1865). The Coal Question: An Inquiry Concerning the Progress of the Nation and the Probable Exhaustion of Our Coal Mines [1906]. Third edition. New York: Augustus M. Kelley.
——(1866). ‘Brief Account of a General Mathematical Theory of Political Economy’, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Vol. XXIX (June), pp. 282-87.
——(1869). ‘A Deduction From Darwin’s Theory’, Nature, Vol. 1 (December), pp. 231-32.
——(1870). ‘On the Natural Laws of Muscular Exertion’, Nature, Vol. 2 (June), pp. 158-60.
——(1871). Theory of Political Economy [1911]. 4th edition. Edited by H.S. Jevons. London: Macmillan.
——(1874). The Principles of Science: A Treatise on Logic and Scientific Method [1909]. London: Macmillan.
——(1875a). ‘Heredity’, Nature, Vol. 11, No. 287, pp. 503-504.
——(1875b). Money and the Mechanism of Exchange [1920]. London: Kegan Paul.
——(1878). Primer of Political Economy. London: Science Primer Series.
——(1879). ‘John Stuart Mill’s Philosophy Tested. IV. Utilitarianism’, Contemporary Review, Vol. 36 (November), pp. 521-38.
——(1882a). The State in Relation to Labour [1887]. London: Macmillan.
——(1882b). ‘The Solar-Commercial Cycle’, Nature, Vol. 26 (July), pp. 226-28.
——(1883). Methods of Social Reform, and other Papers [1965]. London: Macmillan.
——(1884). Investigations in Currency and Finance. Edited by H.S. Foxwell. London: Macmillan.
——(1905). The Principles of Economics and Other Papers [1965]. Edited by Henry Higgs. London: Macmillan.
——(1972-81). Papers and Correspondence of William Stanley Jevons. 7 Volumes, edited by R.D. Collison Black. London: Macmillan Press, i: Biography and Personal Journal [1972]. Co-edited by Rosamond KÖnekamp; ii-v: Correspondence

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements x
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • Appendix 1.1 Chronology of Jevons’s Life 8
  • Part I - Macroeconomic Concerns 19
  • 2 - Jevons’s Theory of Economic Growth 21
  • Appendix 2.1 Coal Consumption 42
  • Appendix 2.2 Population Data 44
  • 3 - Sunspots and Expectations 45
  • Part II - Microeconomic Theory 71
  • 4 - Jevons’s Theory of Political Economy 73
  • 5 - Jevons’s Theory of Exchange 90
  • Appendix 5.1 Physics and Neoclassical Economics 114
  • 6 - Production 115
  • Part III - Economic Policy 135
  • 7 - Jevons and Utilitarianism 137
  • 8 - Jevons’s Analysis of Policy 155
  • Part IV - Methodology 171
  • 9 - The Rise of Empirical Methods 173
  • 10 - Jevons’s Empirical Studies 194
  • Appendix 10.1 Jevons’s Commodity Groups, Enlarged Sample 214
  • Appendix 10.2 The Currency Wear Calculations 217
  • Appendix 10.3 The Davenant Corn Law 219
  • Appendix 10.4 Jevons’s 1875 Buys-Ballot Table 220
  • 11 - Conclusion 221
  • Notes 232
  • References 295
  • Index 307
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