The Little Book of Big Ideas: Economics contains the profiles and theories of 50 of the world's most eminent economists. From mercantilists through Keynesians to modern economic thought, this book gets behind 50 of the greatest minds and 10 core theories. Covering Hume, Smith and Marx, succinct biographies provide an insight into economists' personalities and reveal the outstanding contribution that each has made to this pervasive discipline. Essential concepts and themes have been expertly selected and complex issues are explained in their social, political and cultural context.
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Great read for perhaps a high-schooler or college student interested in the field of economics. Gives a quick snapshot of many economists, including their backgrounds and specialties within the field. Also includes definitions of prominent terms used in economics. From John Locke to Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes to Alan Greenspan, all aspects of economics are included.
Introduction by Professor James Rollo
Joan Robinson 74 Joseph E Stiglitz
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