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Economic theory and economic history: Graziani’s vision
Journal Title: STUDI ECONOMICI  
Author/s: Vincenzo Giura 
Year:  2014 Issue: 112 Language: English 
Pages:  8 Pg. 72-79 FullText PDF:  36 KB
DOI:  10.3280/STE2014-112005
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After summarising the essay on economic history by Augusto Graziani, Il commercio estero del Regno delle due Sicilie dal 1838 al 1858, the article compares the idea which he had of the relationship between economic theory and economic history with those of other great economists and economic historians. From the comparison there emerge many points in common and, basically, that the economist needs the historian to obtain material on which to work, while - according to John Hicks - it is not the task of the historian "to think in theoretical terms".
Keywords: Trade, historians, economists
Jel Code:  N73, N01

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Vincenzo Giura, in "STUDI ECONOMICI " 112/2014, pp. 72-79, DOI:10.3280/STE2014-112005


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