Andreas Stamate-Ștefan
Andreas Stamate-Ștefan
Economist, Assistant Professor, Ph. D., the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, mainly interested in international trade - theory and policy -, comparative economic systems and history of economic thought
Eclecticism in Economic Theory is Just another Name for State Intervention: The Case of Virgil Madgearu

Eclecticism in Economic Theory is Just another Name for State Intervention: The Case of Virgil Madgearu

Romanian economic historiography on Virgil N. Madgearu (1887-1940), economist and ideologue of the National Peasants’ Party, lacks of a coherent perspective on the ideas and theories underlying the great historical scene, despite its insights and factual information.The present study pays tribute to a classical liberal interpretation of economic history and economic ideas. It reconstructs the portrait of Madgearu, under the banner of “what would a classical liberal economist would have to say about him?” Was he closer to a laissez-faire approach, as understood by the French and British schools of thought, or to various other schools who support state intervention? More

No. 2, Nov.-Dec. 2016 2016


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OEconomica No. 1, 2016