Introduction to the Transaction Edition of Frank Knight's The Economic Organization

The Economic Organization, by Frank H. Knight (Transaction Books, 2013) (Forthcoming)

36 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2012 Last revised: 29 Oct 2012

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Ross B. Emmett

Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty; PERC - Property and Environment Research Center

Date Written: August 28, 2012

Abstract

Prepared for the reissue of Frank Knight's The Economic Organization by Transaction Books, which includes both "The Economic Organization" and "Notes of Utility and Cost." The introduction covers the context of Knight's writing his little textbook, its place in the history of Chicago price theory, and the changing themes of Knight's economics found in the volume.

Keywords: Frank Knight, Chicago price theory, alternative-cost, economic organization

JEL Classification: B21, B31

Suggested Citation

Emmett, Ross B., Introduction to the Transaction Edition of Frank Knight's The Economic Organization (August 28, 2012). The Economic Organization, by Frank H. Knight (Transaction Books, 2013) (Forthcoming). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2165805

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