Preface Prologue 1: Macroeconomic History 2: Trust 3: Communities 4: Markets 5: Science and Technology as Institutions 6: Households and Firms 7: Sustainable Economic Development 8: Social Well-Being and Democratic Government Epilogue Further Reading
Partha Dasgupta is Frank Ramsey Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge and Fellow of St John's College. His book, An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution (OUP, 1993) was praised as 'a tour de force... a model of good economics' (Joseph Stiglitz) and 'philosophically sophisticated, empirically well-informed, ambitious and lively' (James Griffin).
"I wish more people would read Dasgupta's book, and I wish more economists would write variations on its theme. It is a model specimen." www.economicprincipals.com The text is direct, rigorous and thought-provoking. It provides an intelligent, rigorous and readable introduction to economics. London Book Review.com