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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Power in Economics John Kenneth Galbraith Harvard economist J. K. Galbraith
challenged the 'conventional wisdom'. Born and raised on a Canadian farm,
Galbraith studied agricultural economics at the University of California, Berkeley
Kcological Economics Born: 1906 Constanta. Romania Importance: Introduced
the concept of entropy from thermodynamics Died: 1994, Tennessee USA
Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen is known as the
founder of ...
Input-Output Analysis Wassily Leontief Born: 1906, Munich, Germany Importance:
Developed input-output analysis Died: 1999, New York, USA Wassily Leontief
developed modern input-output (l-O) analysis, an indispensable tool for ...
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Great read for perhaps a highschooler or college student interested in the field of economics. Gives a quick snapshot of many economists including their backgrounds and specialties within the field ... Read full review
Introduction by Professor James Rollo
Joan Robinson 74 Joseph E Stiglitz
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