Economic Review

1992

 
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Mar/Apr, 1992

Marshallian Cross Diagrams and Their Uses before Alfred Marshall

Thomas M. Humphrey

The early history of the partial equilibrium demand-and-supply-curve diagram confirms the adage that no scientific discovery is named for its original discoverer. For it was not Alfred Marshall but five of his predecessors who introduced the diagram associated with his name.



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