PARETO, Vilfredo.

Anwendungen der Mathematik auf Nationalökonomie.

[In:] Encyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenschaften mit Einschluss ihrer Anwendungen. Band I. Heft 7. Ausgegeben am 11. September 1902. Mit 60 Figuren im Text. Pp. 1094-1120

Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1902 Stock Code: 126589
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A "rich history of pure economy"

First edition of this "rich history of pure economy", Pareto's contribution to Klein's encyclopedia for 1902. The entry "contains a valuable autobiographical allusion: Pareto lets the reader understand that as soon as he arrived in Lausanne, he started searching for some statistical invariants regarding distribution, in order to fill, by induction, a major gap existing in Walras's system: the endowments with which Walras's individuals enter the market. In this encyclopedia entry, finally, Pareto clearly explains what would ensure if consumer preferences were abandoned" (Montesano & others, p. 523). It was translated into Italian by Guido Sensini in 1906 and later reprinted in Oeuvres complètes, vol. VIII, pp. 126-162.

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Large octavo. Original yellow printed wrappers, edges uncut.

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Wrappers creased and chipped, else a very good copy.

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