First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. John R Commons is one of the most significnat figures in the development of American economics.  One of the founders of the institutional school, Commons developed theories which continue to influnece the evolution of capitalsim and of instituitional change.   These volumes collect for the first time, his major essays and articles.

chapter 24|10 pages

Hobson’s Economics of Unemployment 1

chapter 26|12 pages

Law and Economics

chapter 27|7 pages

The Passing of Samuel Gompers

chapter 28|10 pages

The Stabilization of Prices and Business 1

chapter 29|11 pages

The True Scope of Unemployment Insurance

chapter 30|15 pages

Marx Today

Capitalism and socialism

chapter 32|7 pages

Reserve Bank Control of the General Price Level

A rejoinder

chapter 33|39 pages

Legal and Economic Job Analysis

chapter 34|10 pages

Institutional Economics

chapter 36|13 pages

The Place of Economics in Social Philosophy

chapter 37|14 pages

Institutional Economics

chapter 39|12 pages

Twentieth Century Economics