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Dr Prendergast has written on the concept of development in Schumpeter, Marshall and Marx, on economics in Ireland, on conceptions of freedom in economics and the role of knowledge in economic thought.

Recent papers have been on aspects of the economic thought of Swift and Mandeville, on predecessors of historical materialism, on Charles Babbage and on Classical economists on the role of education.

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  • History of economic thought particularly that relating to the themes of development, innovation, the role of knowledge, and the relationship between ethics and economics
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